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Old Jul 25, 2012, 12:34 AM
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Old Jul 30, 2012, 08:07 AM
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Have a look at this new Mag, the second issue has a good article on painting EPP Shockies done by one of club members

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Old Aug 09, 2012, 05:30 PM
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After taking a few months off to concentrate on some flying, I'm back on the 'brush' and starting to knock out some new stuff. This time on a Flame3D, the airframe being designed and produced by Mark at MT Graphics.
Old Aug 09, 2012, 06:10 PM
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Very Nice Gary! I like the flag on the Flame 3D!
Old Aug 10, 2012, 03:09 AM
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Very Nice Gary! I like the flag on the Flame 3D!
Thanks Bob
Old Aug 10, 2012, 10:56 AM
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Those are brilliant!
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Old Aug 11, 2012, 06:41 AM
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Thanks Hornetnz,

The Monster scheme is for the UK Nationals and will be fitted with green LED's - which should look awesome Mark's promised to send me some pics of the completed airframe, which I'll post as soon as I have them.

I'm also getting my own Flame3D to try. Just a question now of coming up with a nice scheme for it
Old Aug 11, 2012, 11:26 AM
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What kind of material are you using for the templates and how did you cut it all out?
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Old Aug 11, 2012, 12:32 PM
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Templates are from 3mm Depron. I usually mark the outline of the wing etc, straight onto a sheet of depron, draw a design, then cut it out with a sharp scapel. Then it's just a matter of pinning or weighting it down for spraying. The beauty of using this method is there reusable and you can take out or drop in sections for different colours, drop shadows etc.

Thin lines were done using 3M fineline tape. Lettering was all cut from Frisk using a CraftRobbo cutter. Flag on the tail was simply hand cut from a piece of A4 paper, then fixed with a quick mist of UHU Power spray.

Remember though, if you intend to paint on EPP masking mediums like Frisk don't stick so sometimes you have to be a little creative. I've even resorted to applying small dabs of UHU POR to individual letters. Painstaking, but works ok
Old Aug 12, 2012, 02:34 PM
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Sweet paint jobs Gary!
Old Aug 13, 2012, 02:50 AM
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Thank's Dan
Old Aug 14, 2012, 02:01 PM
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After taking a few months off to concentrate on some flying, I'm back on the 'brush' and starting to knock out some new stuff. This time on a Flame3D, the airframe being designed and produced by Mark at MT Graphics.
Gary - Those are spectacular!!! Very well done.

- Dan
Old Aug 15, 2012, 06:15 PM
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Here is a partial (and the better side at that) first attempt at airbrushing before assembly. Thanks for all of the inspiration and information.
Old Aug 16, 2012, 03:58 AM
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Gary - Those are spectacular!!! Very well done.

- Dan
Many thanks for the compliment Dan.

My MT Flame arrived yesterday, so I'll be getting on with it next week
Old Aug 17, 2012, 06:45 PM
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Final Assembly.


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