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Old 01-25-2003, 05:21 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

I've included a picture with an arrow showing what I mean.
It looks like it was covered and the color was removed from the monocoat to show the windows....how?
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Old 01-25-2003, 06:07 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

Transparent maybe?
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXHV18&P=7
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Old 01-25-2003, 06:14 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

I think the covering was cut out of the windows and clear monokote was applied over them. Link above was for transparent yellow, changed it to clear.
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Old 01-25-2003, 07:45 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

You can bleach out the color of Monokote. I have seen a master builder do it leaving no seams for the cabin windows. Alas, I do not recall the solvent used but a little experimentation should answer the question.

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Old 01-25-2003, 09:21 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

I have done this several times using Acetone & a Q-tip. Messy job & not worth the trouble. Better to use clear Mono-coat.>>>>>>>big max 1935
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Old 01-26-2003, 05:42 AM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

Well, after reading the heath effects of ACETONE ie: DANGER! EXTREMELY FLAMMABLE LIQUID AND VAPOR. VAPOR MAY CAUSE FLASH FIRE. HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED OR INHALED. CAUSES IRRITATION TO SKIN, EYES AND RESPIRATORY TRACT. AFFECTS CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Found here ACETONE , I think i'll stick to the clear monocoat.
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Old 01-26-2003, 06:45 AM
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so is gasoline.. and you use that everyday...

and children's toy can also be dangerous, when swallowed ..

anyways.. just having fun..

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Old 01-26-2003, 10:37 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

It's been awhile since I've used monokote, but I think CA Debonder would remove color... and adhesive for that matter.

CA debonder is some nasty stuff. When I can't remove paint, glue, or anything else with other solvents/thinners, CA debonder seems to do the trick. I wonder what it's made of???

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Old 01-27-2003, 03:38 AM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

I never tried debonder as it takes a good bit to remove color. What happens is the remover(acetone) wicks under edges & loosens covering & discolors it,I suppose if you are using colored transparent & you take your time it won`t look too bad>>>>>>>big max 1935
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Old 01-27-2003, 08:45 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

My Lazy bee kit came with some transparent lightweight covering which was to be used over the windows. To further the effect I covered the entire airframe in transparent orange and yellow ultracote. The result was gorgeous! until I installed all the radio and propulsion gear... there was no way to hide the resulting rat's nest of cables.

After several crashes and repairs, I recovered the bird with opaque ultracote, and "tinted-out" the windows


One of these days I'm going to recover that rudder...
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Old 01-27-2003, 09:33 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

The monocote color is in the adhesive, not the film. Remove the adheasive side where you want to get rid of the color by usinig a suitable solvent as mentioned above.
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Old 01-27-2003, 10:25 PM
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Default Is there something that will take the color out of monocoat?

I built a Lazy Bee when they first came out ,widened the nose some & put a OS 26 four stroke in it ,flew great. All the kids wanted to see it fly , they called it a cartoon plane. Seemed to fit!! Yours looks good V one >>>>>>>>>big max 1935
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Monokote sells clear monokote. I have a roll, mostly use it for windows like on your Bee.
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