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Old 03-13-2004, 07:07 PM
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I have read everything I can find on vac forming but I just cannot find a supplier of clear or black sheets to make a canopy from. As I live in the UK there does not appear to be anyone selling the Petg or styrene sheets here. I was going to use a pop bottle but it is just way to small for what I need to make.

Or is the material known by a different name in Europe. Please can someone point me to a supplier of say 12"x18" sheets in the UK.

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Old 03-14-2004, 01:00 PM
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If you ask on RCflyers in the uk they will know

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Old 03-27-2004, 03:46 PM
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Hi I am new to the new r/c models . I have a carl goldberg mig 27 it is 6 ft long and 5 1/2 ft ws . it came with a K&B 91 motor. but it is made of poly stirene foam. I just came home from the hobby shop with a paint that is for painting these typs of models. well i started to spray and the foam started to disolve. if i use fiberglass the resinge want to eat the body.. ???? so what do you use to cover this type of body with john????? any help would be welcomed
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Old 06-10-2004, 02:51 PM
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Use low temperature iron on from 21st Century. This is how mine came out. I also have a couple that I painted with regular latex paint. Water it down a little and it will spread much easier.
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go to lowes or home depot and Zinser primer to prime coat the plane the use pactra formula u spray paint in the color of your choice. I hope this helps
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Wally World glossy acrilic water base craft paint.[sm=thumbup.gif] $4 a bottle, a plane that size you may need two.

Reel, Is that the target drone? it looks great! How does it fly?
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