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Flysky FS I6 Custom Paint Job

#1
This is my first time performing Hydrodipping on my Flysky FS-I6, which explains the poor transfer on the back of the TX. Nonetheless, this weekend project was inspired and motivated by Fuzzy Whumpkin from this thread:https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/flysky-fs-i6-custom-paint.32241/
It amazes me how it turns out by spending minimal effort in painting the cheapo transmitter, it sure looks more expensive now compared to before. Whumpkin is going for the beige military style, whereas I’m going for the sticker bomb paint scheme like the Taranis.
The material I used is :
Samurai Paint Plastic Primer
Samurai Paint Silver
Samurai Paint Water transfer activator
Sticker bomb water transfer film
Samurai Paint 2K01A Matte Clear Top Coat
Note to self: my plan on spraying matte clear top coating on the display to provide protection is a huge failure, now it’s blurry but still manageable.
 

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#3
NICE! I have an fsi6x that I want to do that too now, if my parents let me!
I would say just go ahead and paint it! Your parents will probably let you do it if you take necessary precaution, like spraying in an open air area, laying newspaper on the floor so paint would not stick to the floor, and wear a mask when you spraying. That said, hope to see you post pictures of your newly painted Flysky here ;)
 
#4
I would say just go ahead and paint it! Your parents will probably let you do it if you take necessary precaution, like spraying in an open air area, laying newspaper on the floor so paint would not stick to the floor, and wear a mask when you spraying. That said, hope to see you post pictures of your newly painted Flysky here ;)
how does the spray paint not ruin the insides of the electronics of the flysky
 
#5
how does the spray paint not ruin the insides of the electronics of the flysky
You will have to remove all Electronics, Switches and PCB from the Radio, by first unscrewing all 4 screws from the bottom plate.
Here is the process I went through:

1. Unscrew all 4 screws from the bottom plate
2. Remove the 2 screw on the trainer port
3. Remove all screws and take pictures (you`ll need it) of the PCB and Gimbal, and be careful when removing the antenna from the handle.
4. Before removing the switches, make sure you mark them with masking tape, so you`ll know which switch suppose to be at which slot.
5. I have problem removing the 2 vrA and vrB knob on the top, so if you are able to remove them, you are encouraged to do so.
6. Place all your electronics in a safe place.

Before you decide to spray your Radio, you MUST scuff up your Radio surface with a scotch bride or abrasive side of a sponge (yeah, the green part) . Fail to do so WILL result in your paint to peel off the next few days, I can guarantee it.
Spray some Adhesion Promoter or Plastic Primer on the radio before painting to ensure a strong bond between your paint and the surface.
 

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