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Apr 07, 2018, 03:00 PM
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Ford Flivver — coloring the propeller


The 10 X 8 propeller is battleship gray for the electric motor in the Ford Flivver 268 build. Rather than paint it, I used a brown Sharpie pen.

The tips were painted yellow using just a dab of Testors enamel yellow. Then, starting at the hub, I made long, unbroken stripes to the tip. I started in the backside in case I messed up, but didn’t need to worry.

When the Sharpie stripes dried (in minutes), I made horizontal swipes with the marker over the yellow painted tips. This gave the illusion of copper plates that the original Ford Flivver has on its prop tips.
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