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How to make a 3D American Flag on your planes

Old 07-11-2008, 04:53 PM
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Looks Great!!!! Thanks for the bigger pics!!!
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Old 07-11-2008, 05:56 PM
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ORIGINAL: Dawnwalk

Looks Great!!!! Thanks for the bigger pics!!!
Agreed, that looks great.

BTW, you're going to love how that looks in the air. My mid-star (posted earlier in this thread and in my gallery) has Old Glory on her and looks WAY COOL when making high banked turns, knife edges, and hammer heads. Although it took much more time than I thought, the end result is totally worth the effort. That, and there's never a clone at the field.

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Old 07-19-2008, 08:51 PM
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Heres one I tried. I thought I crabbed a roll of white ultracoat, but when I opened it I found out I had transparent white ultracoat. Was gonna go back and get reg white, but called first and trans white is all they had. So I pressed on anyway with it. The gray shadow is kinda lost in the open bays between the ribs. If you guys have never used the trans white, its real shear, it does cut nice, but it alos tried to stick to its self sorta like "solite", but you can pull this apart unlike solite.

the plane is a MORRIS THE KNIFE
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Old 07-21-2008, 06:12 AM
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Holy smokes; I haven't been on RCU in almost 2 years and this thread was OLD then....can't believe it's still going! AWESOME flag coverings, guyz~
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Old 07-21-2008, 10:11 AM
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Ed, that is SWEET!
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Old 07-23-2008, 06:48 PM
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Ed, that is SWEET!

thanks MA

heres the rest fo the knife. The bottom is just solid metallic blue (waiting on some vinyl). I ran out of the trans white so I covered the fuse in opague white
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Old 07-23-2008, 10:44 PM
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I like it. It's got a unique depth to it.
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Old 02-28-2009, 12:13 AM
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I finished covering my SSE today and want to thank you guys for all of the inspiration! I used all Ultracote on mine and ironed every square inch with my TF trim seal tool...it took 11 hours to do the flag after I had the wing covered in white! Was it worth it? I think so! Next time, I think I will use Monokote and Windex/solvent, but I all ready had the Ultra, so I figured worst case I will just shoot myself after... Can't wait to get er' up in the air now!!! -Craig
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:02 PM
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WOW catracer, that looks SCHWEEET!!
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Old 03-02-2009, 05:02 PM
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Darn Nice Job CatRacer!!!!! It was worth the effort [sm=thumbs_up.gif]
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:16 AM
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CatRacer your the man,Looks Greeat
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Old 05-30-2009, 11:28 AM
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Default RE: How to make a 3D American Flag on your planes

I know this thread has been going a long time, but Id like to share my first attempt at graphics.
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Old 05-30-2009, 04:36 PM
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That is a different way of making a flag. I like it
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Old 05-30-2009, 05:50 PM
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Thanks! It was my first attempt at something like this.. Im pretty happy with it. Ilearned the technique from a vid Isaw on Youtube..
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Old 05-30-2009, 08:35 PM
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Nice!!!!! I like that!!!



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Old 08-01-2009, 04:14 PM
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Default RE: How to make a 3D American Flag on your planes

Here's another one. THANKS Termagator !!! What a great instructional !!!!!!!!
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:40 PM
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Here's another one. THANKS Termagator !!! What a great instructional !!!!!!!!
you guys ^^^^^^ make mine look horrible.

mine is on a mojo 40. thanks for the idea
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Old 08-07-2009, 03:26 PM
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thats a great looking flag oudoorshunting, is that a HOTS?
Jimmyjames, I bet that MOJO looks GREAT on Knife Edge
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Old 08-07-2009, 04:16 PM
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Yeah, it's a "60" Hots. I ah,well, kinda overpowered it,sorta. (90 Super Tigre). You've heard the saying about the scalded dog? It's a lot of fun to fly. I built it last summer from plans. I thought it would be cheaper than finding a kit. Hah !!! It was a fairly easy build though. Termagator put together a great set of instructions for the 3D flag.. It's a LOT easier than it looks. Everybody should try it.
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Old 03-28-2010, 10:03 PM
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I see that it's been a while for this post so I will give it a bump, and post a picture of my SIG Kadet Sr.

First flag
first covering
first kit

Now for it's maiden flight! Hopefully sometime this week time and weather permitting.
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ORIGINAL: Pa-18cub150

I see that it's been a while for this post so I will give it a bump, and post a picture of my SIG Kadet Sr.

First flag
first covering
first kit

Now for it's maiden flight! Hopefully sometime this week time and weather permitting.
You really did an amazing job!
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ORIGINAL: Soaring Steve

I know this thread has been going a long time, but Id like to share my first attempt at graphics.
Soaring Steve....how did you do the edges of the covering? Im working on a scheme and wanted to try something similar, but not quite sure I could get the edges to come out as well as yours.
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:23 AM
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PA-18cub150,
Dude thats awesome! First time covering? Holy cripes! That looks like you've been doing it for years. Way to go And to all the rest of you guys,, awesome job as well! I'm going to have to take a whack at this someday.
Thanks!
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Old 03-29-2010, 08:52 PM
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Thanks Joe
Well the first covering is a little bit of a stretch. I worked at an FBO that specialized in dope and fabric
about 20 years ago. In the 2 years I worked there, we recovered a pa-25 in grad A linen, 2 pa-18's and a j-3 with ceconite/ Piper process and a KCAB7 and a GCBC in Stits. I almost forgot my A&P class recovered a T craft in Stits and started a J-4 in Blue river .

This would be my first r/c kit and my first covering with Monokote. Yes there was a learning curve. I should thank every one hear on RCU for there help and advice.
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Old 03-30-2010, 12:41 PM
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Any kind of experience helps Right now I'm building a Guillows P-40 Warhawk (static model). At the part to cover with tissue and dope. I only did that once before but it came out good. Its a RC Wright Bros plane.

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