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10-12-2005, 12:26 AM
Replies: 1,110
Views: 249,822
Posted By big.mike

RE: POST YOUR WORKS HERE!

Here are some of my favorites....As you can tell, I like flames :D


http://members.cox.net/the-terminator/Left%20front%20flamed%20F100%20GALLERY%20AWESOME.jpg

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10-10-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,727
Posted By big.mike

Newly Designed "HEMI" Mask For HPI Cuda

Gotta love it...I think I'll also make masks for the "Hockey Stick" style sticker as well as the "R/T" stripe for the Chargers...This way they will be painted on instead of decals....Do you think...
10-10-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By big.mike

RE: Airbrush- Which one?

I started out with the Paasche VL, and it was a good airbrush...But I'm sorry to say that my VL does not even compare to my Iwatas. If you do very detailed work then go with an Iwata. I currently...
10-06-2005, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 609
Posted By big.mike

RE: MT-2 Body?

Here's one I did almost 2 years ago...

http://members.cox.net/bigmike/Nitro%20MT%20Top%20Right%20green%20orange%20awesome.jpg

And

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10-05-2005, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By big.mike

RE: which Backing colour to use!

Rob,

You are right as well...I stopped using Faskolor about 1 1/2 years ago. I almost strickly use Auto Air and House of Kolors now. Auto Air was the one that suggested to not use water, only...
10-04-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,279
Posted By big.mike

RE: which Backing colour to use!

Rob pretty much hit the nail on the head...Except I do one thing differently, I never reduce the paint (unless you are doing small details like shading flames). Everything I do goes out of my...
10-03-2005, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By big.mike

RE: New Pro-Line 72 Chevy Shortbed Pickup

I taped the bed using 3/4 in tape with 1/16 in tape between the 3/4 pieces. I would then pull off one 3/4 piece at a time to spray the first coat to give it it's own unique look, otherwise if you...
10-03-2005, 12:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By big.mike

RE: Whats the best airbrush for under 130?

Iwata HP-BCS. You can use a compressed can of air to operate it, not sure how long it would last though. The compressed cans of air can be purchased at your LHS.

All of my bodies are done...
10-02-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By big.mike

RE: New Pro-Line 72 Chevy Shortbed Pickup

It depends on if you like it or not :D


Mike
10-02-2005, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,999
Posted By big.mike

New Pro-Line 72 Chevy Shortbed Pickup

Here are some shots of the New Pro-Line 72 Chevy Shortbed Trucks I have painted...These New Models from Pro-Line are very impressive. I have always liked the HPI and Pro-Line bodies the best, I...
09-14-2005, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,402
Posted By big.mike

RE: Theme Bodies

The CS has a .35 Needle and Nozzle thats why it is hard to shoot metallics with...I have 4 BCS's 3 of them have the larger .50 setup that does great with metallics, I use the other BCS with the .35...
08-29-2005, 03:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,134
Posted By big.mike

RE: got my car pics

tshand said it all...

Remember I told you to take it to Hobby People? They will tune it for you while you watch, take it outside and run it till it is right. If that one does not seem to have...
08-29-2005, 02:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By big.mike

RE: how much?

I think for starters the VL is an awesome brush to go with...If you spend a little more, you can get an Iwata Eclipse BCS....I have 4 of them and use them a lot, they are incredible. It just depends...
08-29-2005, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 435
Posted By big.mike

RE: Decal problem

Here is a little tip when applying decals.....Get a small bowl of water, maybe a cup or so...If you happen to have a tupperware sandwich container, thats best. Have the water be a warm temperature...
08-29-2005, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,514
Posted By big.mike

RE: First paint job

It's like ridin a bike huh...You may forget a little, but you can still do it....Very nice job :D

Bigmike
08-29-2005, 02:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,755
Posted By big.mike

RE: HPI 1965 Mustang with Painted Stripes

They are for the RS4 size cars...Mine (the orange one) is on my 18SS kit.

Bigmike
08-24-2005, 11:02 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,134
Posted By big.mike

RE: got my car pics

I'm not sure where exactly they are at in Anaheim, I go to the one in Lake Forest and in Huntington Beach (when I'm in the area). If you were a little closer I could tune it for you.

As far as...
08-24-2005, 07:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 6,134
Posted By big.mike

RE: got my car pics

Most good Hobby Stores will not charge you to tune or show you how to tune and/or fix things on it. Ahhh, Anaheim, try a Hobby People, they won't charge you only parts (unless it is some major...
08-24-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,594
Posted By big.mike

RE: What paintjob is best

One mans opinion...Although I think you spend too much time at Radio Shack :D:D:D

Bigmike
08-24-2005, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By big.mike

RE: check this out!!!!!!

Actually with the water based stuff I just fix it as I go if needed. I know there is some stuff you can buy to remove paint but I'm nt sure what it is. You can always try sanding it off if it is in...
08-24-2005, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,594
Posted By big.mike

RE: What paintjob is best

Flames have been around almost as long as cars themselves...Other graphics come and go but flames will never die. The style of the flames may change, but flames are flames:D:D.

Everyone is...
08-24-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By big.mike

RE: check this out!!!!!!

It all depends on the car and the graphics. I probably average around $70 on the Savage, Revo, Traxxas trucks and about $60 on the 200mm Touring bodies, like the Mustangs. On the more extreme side...
08-24-2005, 01:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By big.mike

RE: check this out!!!!!!

I have around 3500 or so different flame patterns in vector formats, not to mention the over 20,000 other various logo's, sayings, cartoons....etc...I would be here all day:D A lot of the ones you...
08-23-2005, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By big.mike

RE: check this out!!!!!!

I use Auto Air and House of Kolors paints. The Auto Air is a water based paint and has some real wild colors available, several big names in airbrushing use them and have fantastic results. I like...
08-23-2005, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,533
Posted By big.mike

RE: check this out!!!!!!

What paints are you using?

Bigmike
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