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Old Nov 08, 2012, 04:20 AM
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Is there really an advantage to using Windex over water?
I think the purpose is to dry faster since it evaporates quicker. I have heard alcohol used also
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Old Nov 24, 2012, 09:50 PM
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Templates

Hi Guys, Not sure if this has been suggested or not, but I started using the cheap "For Sale" signs to cut templates from. They work great and they're plastic, washable and reusable. Plus the edges don't get messed up if they get too wet.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 03:49 AM
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That's a great idea! I'm always rummaging around the garage looking for template material.
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Old Nov 26, 2012, 12:08 PM
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FYI I found that the Design Master spray cans from Michaels are depron-safe! Kinda pricey at $7.50, but take a coupon with you and its not so bad. Limited colors, but they have the average range.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 09:02 PM
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Any suggestions on how to clean up overspray on depron? Some spray got under my template on to an unpainted area that I had intended to keep that way.
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 11:36 PM
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go over it with white and cover it
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Old Dec 02, 2012, 11:41 PM
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That's a great idea! I'm always rummaging around the garage looking for template material.
try some transparency film from an office supply store, laser printable too
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Old Dec 03, 2012, 07:31 AM
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Any suggestions on how to clean up overspray on depron? Some spray got under my template on to an unpainted area that I had intended to keep that way.
I usually brush some white first (on white EPP/Depron) around the edges on the tempate to fill out with before brushing the color. This gives a lot shaarper edges.
The same if i shall paint for example blue on alredy red painted area I first paint the edges with red to fill out the small gap.
In your case I should try to paint it over with some white.
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Old Dec 09, 2012, 11:52 AM
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mixture of surfaces to paint

Hi! I have a solartrim wing,and a solartex fuselagel to paint - what is the best way to approach this - I want to finish them both in olive drab.Thanks, Den
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 07:03 AM
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hi guys,

i just received my paascheV set yesterday, this thread is gonna be very usefull to try to use it the best way!

here are some pictures of a french guy that gave me the envy to learn airbrush technics, i guess a lot of hours to spend before having the same result...
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:32 PM
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Hi all, this thread is very interesting and informational......though I only got to the second page.

Well, I have a question. When I told my dad that I wanted to airbrush he said that 1) it was dangerous if you dont do it correctly 2) the air cant be refilled. I agree with him on the first statement, but not the second. So, can the air be refilled? If so, how do you refill it?

Thanks

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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:55 PM
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Use an air compressor with a tank:

http://www.harborfreight.com/3-gallo...sor-95275.html

or a much better one is this:

http://www.walmart.com/ip/GMC-Power-...00000003260430

And as far as dangerous, the only danger is spraying toxic paints, which, for the needs of RC, is not necessary, I for one use SpectraTex textile colors from Badger on all foam planes.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 03:59 PM
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Thanks, but how do I refill it????

-joker
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 04:01 PM
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The compressor pulls air in out of the room, compressing it into the tank, no need to refill it, it does it on its own.
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Old Dec 16, 2012, 04:05 PM
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Oh, ok, thanks alot!!! Now I can get an airbrush......he said that if I found out how to refill it he would let me get one. I've heard people say that it's really loud, so I might paint in the garage......Thanks again!

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