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How much paint would I need?

Old 09-12-2011, 08:41 PM
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I want to paint a Jconcepts F150 Raptor short course body just like the real one. White body, black wheel fenders, black air vents on the hood, and silver for the bars in the back. Kinda like this. How many cans will I need to get? This will be my first paint job.
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Default RE: How much paint would I need?

Two cans of your main colour, one for each of your additional colours. Depends how many coats you do of each colour of course, but I think if you use more paint than that on a 1/10th short course body , you overdid it
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You want to spray your dark colors first or they will bleed into the lighter colors.

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