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Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 04:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

As I understand things, waterborne color paint is...

As I understand things, waterborne color paint is in use both by car manufacturers and the refinish industry: https://www.sema.org/sema-enews/2012/14/how-waterborne-paint-is-changing-the-auto-industry
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 03:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

Good to know, thanks. I suspect then that the...

Good to know, thanks.
I suspect then that the waterborne version colors would also not be fuel proof. It remains Butyrate, Poly-Tone or 2K solvent borne.
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

If memory serves, about 10 years ago a fellow...

If memory serves, about 10 years ago a fellow used the Croma paint system (now owned by Axalta), a two part solvent based auto paint, and that it was fuel proof. I understand they have since made a...
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

I forgot about the PolyFiber line and its...

I forgot about the PolyFiber line and its Poly-Tone paints. I painted one model with Poly-Tone paints. I ran 12% nitro glow fuel which did no damage.
The manufacturer's website did not have the SDS...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2020, 04:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

This looks to be very helpful if the information...

This looks to be very helpful if the information is correct and complete:

There are only two classes of colored paint or clear coat which are glow fuel proof:
1.Butyrate Dope;
2. Two component...
Forum: Kit Building
06-05-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,622
Posted By GoNavy

If you have good skills using a brush, System...

If you have good skills using a brush, System Three has polyurethane colored paints. Minimum of three coats. Hot fuel proof when you add the crosslinker. They no longer recommend spray painting...
Forum: MVVS Support
02-15-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,328
Posted By GoNavy

Thanks for the info. A few years back I...

Thanks for the info.

A few years back I decided to go all wood because they are more likely to break, say, if they hit flesh. I give up some rpms, back that's okay by me.
Forum: MVVS Support
02-08-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,314
Posted By GoNavy

Not sure what happened to the many other posts...

Not sure what happened to the many other posts that were in this thread from 2015.
I wont try to recreate the history.
Since then I found an apparent air leak from around the front of the...
04-02-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 17,585
Posted By GoNavy

Perhaps given time I will learn how to navigate...

Perhaps given time I will learn how to navigate the new format. I think I finally got the postings limited to "airplanes", but there were a goodly number of postings that were otherwise, i.e., jet...
Forum: AutoGyros
12-30-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,450
Posted By GoNavy

How to transport a big Autogyro

How do you transport a large autogyro, say those with a 74 inch rotor diameter? I am trying to imagine how I get that to fit in the back of a Honda
CR V. Do the blades fold? like rc helicopters I...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-30-2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By GoNavy

That's interesting. All of my regulators were...

That's interesting. All of my regulators were Cline units. The Magnum 160 has a choke and I tried that without success in drawing enough fuel (hand cranking) to start.
Perhaps the Iron Bay unit...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-28-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,393
Posted By GoNavy

I have a Magnum 160 twin cylinder running on a...

I have a Magnum 160 twin cylinder running on a Cline regulator, because the low position of the carburetor made it impossible to align the tank c/l with the carb. The fuel does not siphon thru the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-28-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,060
Posted By GoNavy

Count me in. I have three planes using...

Count me in.

I have three planes using Cline regulators.
In one case, it was essential where the tank centerline was above the carb; Without the regulator, there would have been siphoning.
...
02-05-2016, 07:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

Let me try that attachment again.

Let me try that attachment again.
02-05-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

Jim: My thoughts: Warping the balsa. I...

Jim:

My thoughts:

Warping the balsa. I wouldn't expect the balsa sheeting, held in a death grip to a foam core by Gorilla glue, to warp, but I share your concern about what a product might do...
11-20-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

I have found an acrylic (latex) primer that can...

I have found an acrylic (latex) primer that can be wet sanded: Rust-oleum Painters' Touch Ultra Cover. BUT I could not get it to level, even adding Floetrol. It takes a lot of sanding to remove the...
11-19-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

049: You mentioned that the Nelson's primer...

049:

You mentioned that the Nelson's primer dries slowly, and you can apply two coats a day. Are you sanding before the second coat? How long do you wait before sanding? Are any...
11-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

In the for what it is worth department, I tested...

In the for what it is worth department, I tested a few wb clear coatings to see if they might be fuel proof:
Cabot wb polyurethane, AquaCoat wb hard acrylic lacquer with crosslinker, AquaCoat Table...
11-17-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

Hmmmmm, this is interesting comment, from...

Hmmmmm, this is interesting comment, from http://www.airproducts.com/~/media/files/pdf/industries/paints-coatings-2k-waterborne-epoxy-systems-technology-overview.pdf, about the nature of one type of...
11-17-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

So4me: Very nice. What primer did you use? Did...

So4me: Very nice.
What primer did you use? Did you spray it or brush it? Did you sand it dry or wet? Are these fiberglass cloth over balsa?
Did you add anything to the latex (acrylic) paint,...
11-16-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

That's a good looking paint job. I have been...

That's a good looking paint job.

I have been testing various approaches and coatings, and at this point favor, for applying fg cloth over solid surfaces,
a single thinned brushed coat of nitrate...
11-15-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

049: I understand the Nelson primer is wb epoxy....

049: I understand the Nelson primer is wb epoxy. Is it one part, or two part? Is a crosslinker used?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-04-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By GoNavy

Jaka: re: the throttle: Let me clarify...

Jaka: re: the throttle:

Let me clarify with reference to attached sketches:

1. At full throttle, the hole in the throttle barrel is fully visible, it is aligned with the intake of the carb....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-03-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,853
Posted By GoNavy

Okay, I couldn't leave it alone. I really want...

Okay, I couldn't leave it alone. I really want to make this engine run right. It is very powerful, and I like the long stroke bigger prop features.

On the suggestion of my mechanic, I decided...
10-30-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,902
Posted By GoNavy

I laid down a coat of Kilz2 primer, unthinned. ...

I laid down a coat of Kilz2 primer, unthinned. Leveling was no better.
Even after 48 hours it could not be wet sanded. I will not be using this.

I have an AquaCoat wb primer arriving soon and...
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