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06-08-2017 06:50 PM  15 days agoPost 1
Mputu

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I there someone who is still specialized in custom painting? Your input! I crushed my Heli few weeks back and in need of custom painting. I am open for recommendation. Thanks in advance.

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06-08-2017 10:34 PM  15 days agoPost 2
HilliHeli

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Try Insane Canopy or Sick Canopy for the very best.
Also you have CanoMod, Fusuno and few of the factory options (like Mikado, if you need one for a Logo).

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06-09-2017 12:52 AM  15 days agoPost 3
learnedthehrdwy

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If you're looking for something beyond a typical pattern type paint job you might want to check out some local options. There's a custom airbrushing shop where I live and many tattoo artists also do custom airbrushing in house or on the side. Most of them are extremely talented and only need a general idea of what you want to come up with something truly amazing.

That's the route I'd take if I was looking for a real one of a kind work of art that would be too nice to ever actually use...lol

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06-09-2017 03:06 AM  15 days agoPost 4
Mputu

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Try Insane Canopy or Sick Canopy for the very best.
Also you have CanoMod, Fusuno and few of the factory options (like Mikado, if you need one for a Logo).
I have heard bout insane canopy but not about Sick Canopy. I will do some research and maybe contact them. CanoMod, and Fusuno definitely knew about them but again did not think there were still in business.

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06-09-2017 03:13 AM  15 days agoPost 5
Mputu

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There's a custom airbrushing shop where I live and many tattoo artists also do custom airbrushing in house or on the side
I definitely can try airbrushing or tattoo shop, however, can they get the glossy look like some of the best Canopy I have seen. I never questioned their artistic ability, just don't know about the finish product.

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06-09-2017 03:29 AM  15 days agoPost 6
learnedthehrdwy

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Someone who specializes in airbrushing would probably be the best bet only harder to find. Would have more knowledge on painting on different materials but sure they all use protective clear coats over top.

I'll ask the tattoo artist I know that's been wanting to do a canopy for me. Curious myself now that you mentioned it. He lives up north a ways otherwise would have done one by now.

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06-09-2017 06:09 AM  14 days agoPost 7
HilliHeli

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Sent ya' a little more info

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06-09-2017 12:17 PM  14 days agoPost 8
JuanRodriguez

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The Villages, Florida

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I definitely can try airbrushing or tattoo shop, however, can they get the glossy look like some of the best Canopy I have seen. I never questioned their artistic ability, just don't know about the finish product.
You can have the artwork done by the tattoo shop and the clear coat done at an automotive collision shop..... they could probably do it for next to nothing if they could spray it at the same time they are finishing a collision paint job....

Been there, done that and old enough to know better.....

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