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Old 11-30-2007, 09:20 PM
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Default What is the best paint for a foam GWS ?

When painting an unpainted white foam gws, what paints have you found to be the best and what is your procedure for a great finish?

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Wally world waterbased acrylic thinned with ...water and sprayed thru and airbrush.

Myriad of colors and you can get little bottles for $0.49 or bigger ones for a buck.
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rustolem enamel paint is wat i used 4 my formosa. GREAT RESULTS! u can check my models 2 see 4 yourself
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Isn't the formosa EPP?
The GWS birds are styro and melt super easy. If you do try Rustoleum hold it back aways to allow some of the flash to burn off.
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Default RE: What is the best paint for a foam GWS ?

If you want spray can type, Short Cuts and H2O also work great. Available at craft and most hardware stores plus Walmart and most other dept. stores.

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Isn't the formosa EPP?
The GWS birds are styro and melt super easy. If you do try Rustoleum hold it back aways to allow some of the flash to burn off.
i have no idea if its epp. i thought it was the same as the other gws birds. to paint anything foam though, any water based, non achrilic paint will work
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Default RE: What is the best paint for a foam GWS ?

Would Parma Water Based Airbrush paint work? I've use it for my rc-bodies too, but would it work for painting GWS planes?
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Default RE: What is the best paint for a foam GWS ?

Try Krylon H2O. Doesn't melt fanfold, Depron, or Styrofoam. About $4.50/can at Wallyworld or Ace.
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I like the shortcuts paint.

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Short cuts is waaayyyy better than H20.
Just a bit spendy for goof around jobs.

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