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Old Jan 24, 2013, 11:33 PM
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i like that color scheme.

I did a maiden flight on my mirage today. it flew perfectly and landed in a very scale alpha. couldnt have been better! Now time to paint ...

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Old Jan 25, 2013, 01:55 AM
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i like that color scheme.

I did a maiden flight on my mirage today. it flew perfectly and landed in a very scale alpha. couldnt have been better! Now time to paint ...

Cheers,
Very nice.

The pressure is on for me, Im hopping to make a push this weekend in order to finish the paint job (was fighting a nasty cold this week).
Old Jan 25, 2013, 08:15 AM
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lol im painting tonight! fly tomorrow to dial in
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Old Jan 25, 2013, 09:46 PM
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here it is. i ran out of brown and still need to smooth out and touch up some spots. gotta paint intakes to..
Old Jan 25, 2013, 11:11 PM
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here it is. i ran out of brown and still need to smooth out and touch up some spots. gotta paint intakes to..
Looks good. Sent you a PM
Old Jan 26, 2013, 02:05 AM
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here it is. i ran out of brown and still need to smooth out and touch up some spots. gotta paint intakes to..
Nice airbrushing job.
Old Jan 26, 2013, 04:27 PM
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i put several flights on it today and have it dialed in nicely. 150+ performance.

takes off/lands very scale, high alpha. really smooth bird. I'll get some vid on my next outting..

Ok... ill quit jacking your thread! looking forward to seeing yours completed.
Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:47 PM
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This is where I am so far.

First I had to transform my Bathroom into a paintbooth as you can see by the pictures (I'm surprised my wife didnt kick me out).
Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:50 PM
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Then it all started.

First it was the filler primer followed by a lot of dry sanding and wet sanding).
Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:58 PM
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After that we started with a base coat of very fine white primer, next would be colors (White,Orange,Blue).
Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:32 PM
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Say, you live a condo right? so is that your bathroom you are painting in?
Old Jan 27, 2013, 09:57 PM
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Say, you live a condo right? so is that your bathroom you are painting in?
I do live in a condo and that is the bathroom, lucky for me I have two bathrooms.

Sometime you have to do with what you have in order to get the job done.
Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:36 PM
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Thats an awesome get r done attitude i love it. Hey. at least your neighbors cant complain as youre using an exhaust fan!;-)
Old Jan 28, 2013, 01:36 PM
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i reside in a condo to. I turned the spare empty room into a paint booth for the mirage. cardboard on the floors plastic on the walls, same as you. I have used the bathroom once before. your better off leaving the exhaust fan OFF. turning it on helps circulate the paint around the room instead of it just falling and settling in the shower area.

just remember to try and wear your respirator!!

i finished mine last night. put the factory turky stickers on it for now. havent seen any israeli stickers around.

I really like the color scheme your doing. should look really nice when completed!
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 08:25 PM
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Working on the orange color tonight, will have pics soon.

Im using a Hobbico Spray Gun (DA500 model) and I have to say, for $60 the resaults Im getting are sweet.


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