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Old Dec 06, 2012, 02:32 PM
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Chrome Vinyl Wrap


Has anybody tried or thought about this type of product or like it on your airplanes/jets.

The chrome would be sick and probably a lot easier to apply then flight metal or any type like it, just dont know about doing individual panels.

http://alsacorp.com/strechchrome/index.html

What do you think??? Lets hear your 2cents.
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Old Dec 06, 2012, 08:54 PM
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Repositional sounds good. I've trimmed windscreens frames with aluminum tape strips and if stuck where not wanted, is near impossible to get off.
Old Dec 06, 2012, 10:24 PM
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Not necessarily cheap at $6+ a square foot, but if it's what you are looking for.....Well what can I say


Some pretty neat colors. I like the green myself

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Old Dec 12, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Looks neat, but out of my price range.
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Old Dec 12, 2012, 05:24 PM
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Here in Aus i bought a roll of signage chrome vinyl to cover my funjet.
Was about $20 a roll which will last 30ish planes.
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Old Dec 13, 2012, 03:37 AM
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Hi Jayman..where'd ya get it from, anywhere online?
Old Dec 13, 2012, 05:46 AM
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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Brand-New...#ht_1279wt_689

This is the stuff. Quite happy with it. Not sure on long term durability but its cheap so worth a try.
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Old Dec 15, 2012, 07:49 PM
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It's probably too heavy to be used on any but the more powerful planes, butI can think of a few non aero uses for it (my bicycle helmet, for example).
Old Dec 17, 2012, 11:05 PM
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It is only a bit thicker that packing tape and a bit see through but with white behind its fine. It sticks ok to foam but sticks great to itself so i just overlap all joints. I agree i wouldnt use it on an indoor plane though.
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 09:17 PM
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I experimented by covering an FMS Mustang in silver vinyl to cover the foam texture. Unfortunately, the texture showed through. For fun fly kits, it's fine but for scale projects, it's a huge amount of work with mediocre results.

Instead, I opted for a thin adhesive aluminum and added it panel by panel. The texture does need a thin fiberglass layer to harden the surface with a total weight penalty of around ~7oz.
Old Nov 28, 2014, 01:01 PM
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Which would be heavier chrome paint or the tape
I have an e flite Dallas doll and It would look great in chrome color it would take away the foam texture give it a real feel


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