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Dec 22, 2009, 05:57 PM
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Custom painted sailboats


Im looking to get some ideas of a custom painted sailboat. So Id like to see what everyone has done so far. Ill start of with my Vic.






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Dec 22, 2009, 05:59 PM
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Here's a friends custom


Dec 22, 2009, 07:00 PM
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My current boats


My IOM and Victoria.

Victoria painted using auto, 2 part acrylic enamel w/hardener, then wet sand and flames airbrushed (with some stencil use) on top, then a two part clear coat.

Mermaid was using Autoair colors, http://www.autoaircolors.com/, with masks and airbrush. Then two part clear top coat to seal and shine. It can be wet sanded and buffed out to a high gloss.
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Dec 22, 2009, 07:15 PM
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did you paint them. Very nice
Dec 22, 2009, 08:35 PM
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I did alittle searching and found these to classic colored boat that really catch my eye.




Dec 22, 2009, 08:45 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Nice mermaid!

Here is my Victoria:
Dec 22, 2009, 09:03 PM
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I like the mermaid's too
Dec 22, 2009, 09:25 PM
Back in the game.
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All of my boats are custom painted, mainly because I've built all mine from parts!

Here's my latest one (still working on it): https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/atta...mentid=2893582
Dec 22, 2009, 09:31 PM
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While not "original" - the smaller boats look as impressive as the real ones.

These happen to be 2 Meter multihulls - photos taken in Europe.
Dec 22, 2009, 11:27 PM
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Here's 1 of my Santa Barbara and 2 of my Soling 1 Meter's, all done with auto paint and clear coat. the S/B has blue pearl in the clear coat.
John R.
Dec 23, 2009, 11:00 AM
FROM THE MIND OF A MADMAN
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Here is a pic of an IOM that sails at Hansen Dam.
Dec 23, 2009, 11:00 PM
Just Limin'
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Tbarjohn - I like the paint scheme for the Soling #535. I have a soling 1m that I painted with metallic British Racing Green for the hull, Gold striping along the deck joint and white keel.

Scott
Dec 24, 2009, 06:23 AM
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Paint Jobs


Paint jobs............... guilty. Some of my boats.

LL
Dec 24, 2009, 12:25 PM
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ZOWEEE! You certainly won't lose sight of those two!
Dec 24, 2009, 12:27 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rich1833
I did alittle searching and found these to classic colored boat that really catch my eye.




Look like an old Bingo and an EC12? Nice paint. What paint was used? I really like the color.


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