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May 23, 2001, 02:30 PM
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Anybody know what type of paint I could use on Scorpio ME 109?

As some of you know, I just bought the Scorpio Me 109 kit. I like evrything but the color scheme and wish to repaint it. Any idea what type of paint to use. I've never tried painting foam before. thanks guys --rob
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May 23, 2001, 03:12 PM
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Any type of water based acrylic seems fine. There have been various threads in the past covering this subject. Suggest you use the search engine to find them because some actually have the product names that various members have used.

Good Luck, Rob.
May 23, 2001, 10:07 PM
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Yep, I wasn't sure if this type of foam was different from most of the others. Any how, I got some acrylic paint at my local craft store that seems to work very well. Thanks guys--Rob
May 24, 2001, 04:15 AM
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What brand of acrylic? I need to add some color to my Twinstar now that I got the maiden flight out of the way. It looks like a flying blob of wet newspaper.
-HEY- Anybody tried Paper Mache for a light structure?

May 24, 2001, 07:23 PM
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Dave, that is one GREAT looking plane. Thanks for the tip. Where can I get some of that stuff? ---Rob
May 24, 2001, 08:25 PM
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Minwax Polycrylic is available at most home store and discount retail stores like Wal-Mart, as is the lightweight spackle if you have dings to fill. The paint is standard Testors or Model Masters paint. Since your plane isnít the beam foam type, a very light coat of Polycrylic would be all the prep you need to paint with spray or airbrushed enamel paints.

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