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Oct 10, 2012, 06:56 PM
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Help!

Question About Paint


New to fourms (hope i posted in the right place lol) ok some ime painting a 1/350 scale hobbyboss uss arizona that i converted to rc with tamiya paint i painted the lower half of the hull with "hull red' and did some sea trials in the bathtub after taking the ship out the paint was discolored and had a fingerprint on it! anyone have a suggestion? maybe a way to waterproof the paint like a gloss? i could apply? thanks
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Oct 10, 2012, 07:31 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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Been there, bleached that. Chlorine in your water did a job on the acrylic paint.
Repaint, and seal with a clear... And/or use enamel.

BTW, welcome! And post pics, even of mistakes, so others may learn...
Last edited by patmat2350; Oct 10, 2012 at 07:57 PM.
Oct 11, 2012, 07:21 AM
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Thanks! Will post pics soon
Oct 13, 2012, 12:24 PM
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Ok here are some pics of the progress so far. just need to re tape and re paint should i use clear enamel to waterproof?
Oct 14, 2012, 01:26 PM
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going to swich this over to a build thread
Oct 14, 2012, 01:45 PM
Mmm, tugs...
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Check out https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1353744


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