I painted my FliteTest planes! Rust-Oleum spray paint, matte base coat with gloss color coat + gloss clear coat.
I didn't end up needing to sand for good adhesion even on taped areas. I had some dollar-store foam core board and some lasercut semi-waterproof. I had already been flying the planes...
New to the RC scene and also scratch builds, I’m currently building an f22, plans from FT.
How can I cover the edges where foam is exposed to give a neater finish? im looking to spray the plane with acrylic, is this suitable? thanks
i was wondering about people's experiences with minwax on dtfb for waterproofing. i have a couple varieties in the basement (one can of wood stain and one spray can kind) and a few projects that i want to waterproof so i can fly in winter. i want to see what works best and good ways to use it...
Just scratch built my second 4ch FT Simple Cub with pontoons, and I'm liking the finished product more than my first attempt - enough to want to paint it!
So I'm not a veteran of the Flite Test community or anything (having only built two planes), but I do work as an automotive painter at a...
Howdy - Just put together a 4ch FT Simple Cub and spent a rainy evening adjusting gimbals and programming my new QX7 tx. I've watched all the FT videos I can find, so here I am on the forums!
I've always wanted to get into RC flight since I was a kid, but was only ever able to peruse the...
In preparation of painting my FT Sea Duck, I wanted a simple and effective way to produce a natural aluminum finish. Peter Sripol's method of sanding everything first produced excellent results; however, it is time consuming.
I evaluated three enamel spray paints with and without primer. For...
How do you add thin to med-width stripes on your build models?
Cut Packing Tape
Printed decal with Super77
Spray Paint - Masked
The reason for my request: I have a few of my builds I want to add stripes to. Some fat. Some thin. As you may see in my profile/posts, I...
I am trying to paint flat sheets of Dollar Tree foam board. I am trying to dry brush acrylic very lightly and thinly. I thought about diluting it with 91% rubbing alcohol, but I think the paper on the foam board is shrinking after it drys and warping the board. Spray paint gets through the...
I just finished my first Speed build kit, the Storch, using the water resistant foam board kit. I painted it with Bin Zinzer sealer then Rustolium and it came out kinda rough. I didn't care to much anyway as this is my first foam board plane and it is going to be a trainer, so it looks ok for a...
Recently I have been trying to get my wife into my new hobby. I built us a couple of FT Sparrows and was contemplating a paint scheme.
I was thinking stripes or simple patterns when she suggested something much cooler. Toothless, the nightfury dragon from the "How to train your dragon" movie...
Hey all, I am using minwax for the first time on my Cessna build. I am wondering if poster board is to be minwaxed as well.
I did a test run on a spare piece and it really soaked in quickly and made the poster board somewhat transparent.
I want to use spray paint in the end.
What are your...
Hell Guys and Gals,
I use Rustoleum spray paint on my DTFB models but there is no adhesion to the taped parts. The paint can be pealed off like a separate layer of plastic. Has anyone found a solution that will not damage the foam board parts?
This is what you end up with when you cross an Ugly Stick with a Baby Blender. Curse you Red Baron[COLOR="#000000"], you'll never be able to out do this one. Need to add a bit of weight to the nose. The spokes in the wheels are actually toothpicks.
Just finished with my J-3 Piper Cub.
I am still learning to fly and thought this guys would be a good trainer.
I have always liked the J-3 and would love to fly one, one day.
Motor= NTM 28-26 Prop Drive 1200kv 258w
ESC= HK 30A
Battery= 3c 2200mah
Servos= Turnagy 9g
RX= Spektrum 6100e (I...