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Dec 17, 2012, 03:28 PM
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after I prime my jets, I add some bright orange sticker to do test flights prior to painting. just me... ;-)

what paint scheme are you doing? Im gonna be painting my Mirage, Israel desert camo. Im glassing the wing tonight.
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Dec 17, 2012, 06:05 PM
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A light sanding using 100grid followed by 220 and then 400, after that I did a light coat of filler primer and walla.........Didnt even have to use the spot filler.

Looks awesome, I'm happy with the result
Dec 17, 2012, 06:17 PM
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after I prime my jets, I add some bright orange sticker to do test flights prior to painting. just me... ;-)

what paint scheme are you doing? Im gonna be painting my Mirage, Israel desert camo. Im glassing the wing tonight.
As for painting, I was thinking of the Colorful BVM or French stealth Black.
Dec 17, 2012, 06:22 PM
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after I prime my jets, I add some bright orange sticker to do test flights prior to painting. just me... ;-)

what paint scheme are you doing? Im gonna be painting my Mirage, Israel desert camo. Im glassing the wing tonight.
As for the Mirage, If I were to build one, I would go flite-metal on the entire airframe just like the one in the picture (But I would go with the 101 fighter squadron "angels of death").

I love the Israeli silver Mirage 3.

If you are doing a camo scheme then the Israeli mirage #59 was the most successful and most decorated mirage out there with over 10 kills + it was the first israeli fighter to shoot down a mig-21.
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Dec 17, 2012, 07:13 PM
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I like the colorful BVM option best! Stands out with good vis. all black sort of just that.... all black....blaaa depressing. :-))) besides, you wont tell which is up or down when rolling out far.

Thanks for the #59 tip, I'll check it out. Just glassed the top side of the wing. its curing and then I'll do the bottom tomorrow. 1/2oz glass with a double lam across tip to tip for added strength.
Dec 17, 2012, 08:40 PM
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I like the colorful BVM option best! Stands out with good vis. all black sort of just that.... all black....blaaa depressing. :-))) besides, you wont tell which is up or down when rolling out far.

Thanks for the #59 tip, I'll check it out. Just glassed the top side of the wing. its curing and then I'll do the bottom tomorrow. 1/2oz glass with a double lam across tip to tip for added strength.
You can find the #59 mirage also as #159 or #259 (I guess as the IAF aircraft numbers grew so did there numbering system).

In reality it started it's career as #59 and retired as #259.
Dec 18, 2012, 12:27 PM
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SK where do you buy the carbon products?
Dec 18, 2012, 02:37 PM
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RB, i found mine at "the composite store, inc. "

SK, heres a pic of the paint scheme im going for. Ive got bombs for the wings to! I should be able to white primer the wing tonight after hinging
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Dec 18, 2012, 03:36 PM
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SK where do you buy the carbon products?
The carbon plate I get from 3racing (good quality, good price).
The 1K carbon cloth I got from Hobby King (its 1K but the weave is a bit loose, would not be good for molding but OK for renforcement).
Dec 18, 2012, 06:00 PM
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RB, i found mine at "the composite store, inc. "

SK, heres a pic of the paint scheme im going for. Ive got bombs for the wings to! I should be able to white primer the wing tonight after hinging
That's the plane (seen it in person when I was a teen).

If your interested the colors are: FS34227 (green), FS33531 (tan), FS30219 (brown), FS35622 (light gray).
Dec 18, 2012, 06:00 PM
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I would go with the French Stealth Black makes the Rafale look wicked! Also would be easy to see in the sky.


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As for painting, I was thinking of the Colorful BVM or French stealth Black.
Dec 18, 2012, 06:09 PM
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Hi Stone, is the Mirage kit your building a JHH kit??? I hope you will post pictures of your beauty once painted, I sure would love to see it.
Dec 18, 2012, 06:16 PM
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I would go with the French Stealth Black makes the Rafale look wicked! Also would be easy to see in the sky.
With the stealth black I'm only worried about orientation in the air as the entire plane is black.

It does look sweet stealth black, looks like you don't want to mess with.
Dec 18, 2012, 06:32 PM
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Personally I don't think you would have an orientation problem I have a Typhoon eurofighter all gray with the big delta wing, canards and big vertical stab I've never had a problem. But if you want some color check out some of the Rafale's Tiger Meet Schemes there are some very nice ones.
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Dec 18, 2012, 11:10 PM
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Personally I don't think you would have an orientation problem I have a Typhoon eurofighter all gray with the big delta wing, canards and big vertical stab I've never had a problem. But if you want some color check out some of the Rafale's Tiger Meet Schemes there are some very nice ones.
For this scheme I need to improve my airbrushing skills first.


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