View Single Post
Old 12-17-2003, 04:58 AM
  #3  
Yak18
My Feedback: (11)
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Panama City Beach, FL
Posts: 783
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Default RE: scaling monokote?

I've done that a couple times and it turned out great. I used Chevron Perfect paint once and Krylon the second time. Both times it worked perfectly except the paint doesn't peel or chip off like you might think. Make sure you lightly sand the Monokote with 400 grit. This method is far easier than fiberglassing but will not not add as much durability (or weight) as glassing does. If you are not going to Top Gun with your Corsair, you will be more than pleased with the results. By the way, a really great way to glass an airplane uses no fiberglass or resin. Instead use silkspan and clear waterbased polyutethane. Easy and perfect results every time.

Yak