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Old 11-27-2010, 09:58 PM
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What kind of paint do you use to paint a fiberglass fuse? I tried to paint a fiberglass canopy once with Lusterkote and it showed a bunch of pin holes. I guess a nitro machine would have to be fuel proof? I'm sure automotive paints would work best but that is expensive and I have no experience with it. Show us your best paint jobs and tell us what you used.
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Check out Tower Hobbies, they have a great selection of Tamiya hobby paints.
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The most important part is to use a good primer to see the pin holes and then use a body filler to fill the pin holes and then primer followed by wet sanding and then a color Kote clear kote paint job.

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