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Cox PT-19 restore

Old 08-21-2016, 02:30 PM
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My pilot needs repainting. If you have painted one before please tell me what color you used for the face and I hope it was a Testors product.
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Old 08-21-2016, 06:32 PM
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I don't recall that any of the details on mine were painted. If your airplane is a flier then the primary concern will be for fuel proof paint. I don't think Testors sells dope anymore. If it is a shelf sitter then you can probably match a Testors or other model paint just fine.
Old 08-31-2016, 04:04 PM
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The one time i painted a pilot I used Testors Buckskin color. It looked really close to me. This is the fellow.

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Old 09-01-2016, 07:24 AM
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I had this problem once while painting a sculpted pilot I made, and a pretty good solution is this. Ask the wife/girlfriend/mom, if they have any old makeup foundation. I bet they do. Take some and mix with white paint or thinned glue and I bet you get a fairly good tone for "flesh colored" paint. You wont need much. Experiment on scrap till you think you're pretty close to what you need.

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