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Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2013, 06:32 AM
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Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I agree, you have to paint the struts. Failure to paint the struts is all too common, your plane deserves the extra effort!<div></div><div>SunDevilPilot</div>
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

You happy with the Klass Kote?  It is my goto paint after trying several others.<div>
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Forum: Kit Building
01-28-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

You sequence is the same as mine.. I tear down the gun after each use and clean it inside and out.

The spray gun I have is no longer made by Sata. There is a new version, the Minijet 3000 B. I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I'm a novice painter too.... Did a lot of research on the net for tips. This video may give you some ideas of what to do....

http://youtu.be/QLH83B0Q2qE

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

I gotta say, I proud of you for wearing a respirator. All too often I see people omit personal safety. I wear a similar mask when I paint.<div></div><div>The olive drab / green looks like it went...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

yup... Looks really good.

Klass Kote is such nice paint and easy to work with it had to be something simple. Glad you got everything going good now.

SunDevilPilot
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Someting is wrong with your setup. Looks like it is throwing chunks of paint at the wing instead of atomizing it into a mist which hits the wing.

Check the manual for your paint gun, specifically...
Forum: Kit Building
01-19-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,280
Views: 266,076
Posted By SunDevilPilot

RE: Top Flite Giant P-47 Build

Now that is a bandsaw!

I've seen one other 36" bandsaw. This one is in the Boeing Museum at the Museum of Flight in Seattle Washington. Really cool seeing the old tools.

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