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01-13-2010 11:37 PM  8 years agoPost 1
zr2j2

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Just put the stickers on my heli this week and not so happy about the looks. Was debating on painting the canopy a bright color instead, nothing fancy. How hard of a process is it to spray on one color? Do I have to sand down all the finish and start from scratch. Any recommendations?

Flying? More like controlled falling.

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01-14-2010 01:13 AM  8 years agoPost 2
mdu6

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You don't have to go down to the bare fiberglass.

3M Scotchbrite to remove the gloss on the gelcoat and a bit of
'heavier' sanding/filling if you also want to change the position
of the 'black' window (because of the seam).

Then use painting recommandations such as the one on
this site for example and you should get very good results:

http://www.arizonaheli.com/finishing.htm

This was my own AirSkipper paint experiment at some time:

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01-17-2010 02:50 AM  8 years agoPost 3
zr2j2

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Perfect. Thanks for the help.

Flying? More like controlled falling.

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