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Forum: Kit Building
07-03-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 100,029
Posted By airsteve172

Talking That is certainly one of the nicest and cleanest...

That is certainly one of the nicest and cleanest examples of model building I’ve seen in a long time!!!

LOVE IT!!!
Forum: RC Humor
06-26-2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,214
Posted By airsteve172

Well, there's always juggling!!!;) ...and if...

Well, there's always juggling!!!;)

...and if anyone's curious about what that's like, I suggest getting into the left seat in a cockpit of a real plane for a flight. You'll learn all about...
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

From time to time I've seen substantial...

From time to time I've seen substantial differences between what is published in the media and what is experienced in reality. ;)
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 03:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

For many years in the automotive circles there...

For many years in the automotive circles there has been a lot of talk about waterborne automotive paint. If it was ever available, I haven't heard of it having any popularity and I personally don't...
Forum: Kit Building
06-14-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

I actually used a lot of that stuff. Chroma was...

I actually used a lot of that stuff. Chroma was made by Dupont and was a 2 stage system, meaning that there was a base color coat and a clear topcoat. The base was strictly for color and had no...
Forum: RC Jets
06-11-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By airsteve172

And I thought full scale aviation was a hassle! ...

And I thought full scale aviation was a hassle! LOL
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2020, 12:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

You are EXACTLY CORRECT!!! Rustcleum and other...

You are EXACTLY CORRECT!!! Rustcleum and other air dry enamels can and take a really long time to fully cure, sometimes upwards of a year depending on the environment.

If you paint an item with an...
Forum: Kit Building
06-10-2020, 04:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

Kinda figured! LOL

Kinda figured! LOL
Forum: Kit Building
06-10-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

You mentioned, "...fully catalyzed Rustoleum..."...

You mentioned, "...fully catalyzed Rustoleum..." in your post. I've never seen or heard of any version of Rustoleum that uses a catalyst (hardener). I'm not saying it doesn't exist, but if it does,...
Forum: Kit Building
06-09-2020, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

First of all, I'll go out on a limb and make the...

First of all, I'll go out on a limb and make the assumption that you have your base color coat under control except that it's not fuelproof. If that's the case, then all you need is a clear fuelproof...
06-09-2020, 02:02 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,269
Posted By airsteve172

It's so nice to see clean workmanship!!! :D

It's so nice to see clean workmanship!!! :D
Forum: Kit Building
06-08-2020, 05:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

OK, let's address this issues mentioned here. ...

OK, let's address this issues mentioned here.

Ease of use: Automotive paint is a paint like any other. The only difficulty I can detect would be in mixing part A with part B in correct...
Forum: Kit Building
06-08-2020, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

I have to wonder.... Does an individual who...

I have to wonder.... Does an individual who paints RC planes typically have some sort of unique limitations that someone who paints cars doesn't have?
Forum: Kit Building
06-08-2020, 01:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

No! While Klass-Kote MAY be the only remaining...

No! While Klass-Kote MAY be the only remaining truly fuelproof IN THE HOBBY FIELD, there are many paints available for purposes unrelated to model airplanes that ARE TRULY FUELPROOF!

It amazes me...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2020, 06:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

Rather than speculate, why not just spend a few...

Rather than speculate, why not just spend a few bucks for some Rustoleum that you might be considering using and paint some garbage item like an empty soda bottle or a cereal box or some such thing....
06-06-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,761
Posted By airsteve172

There's help available for compulsive disorders...

There's help available for compulsive disorders so that one needn't live with embarrassment. ;)
06-06-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,761
Posted By airsteve172

As a nonmember of the AMA I have always had a...

As a nonmember of the AMA I have always had a reluctance to join, in part due to the fact that something always smelled fishy to me about this organization.
With issues being discussed and brought...
06-06-2020, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 821
Posted By airsteve172

For those who are not terror stricken by paint...

For those who are not terror stricken by paint chemistry or are willing to use a respirator and able and willing to spend some extra bucks for a quality product, I would say without hesitation that...
Forum: Kit Building
06-05-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

I found your mention of isocyanates to be very...

I found your mention of isocyanates to be very ironic in my case.
I've owned and operated an auto body shop for many years and I'm currently involved with furniture restoration where I use many of...
Forum: RC Tanks
06-05-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By airsteve172

Sho nuff!!! That definitely looks like a bad...

Sho nuff!!! That definitely looks like a bad capacitor.
If you're any good at soldering, you can easily find a replacement capacitor with the same values on line and do the fix yourself, but be...
Forum: Kit Building
06-05-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

The reason why you didn't get a good paint bond...

The reason why you didn't get a good paint bond with the plastic of the container is because a number of plastics, polyethylene in particular, can not be painted. Well... that's not exactly correct...
Forum: Kit Building
06-05-2020, 12:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

The "epoxy" in this case is a somewhat modified...

The "epoxy" in this case is a somewhat modified version of what is known to be real epoxy paint. Just like epoxy glue, if you were to mix both components and put them in a spray can, they would...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

It comes to mind that I should mention something...

It comes to mind that I should mention something about paints that could save someone from a huge headache.
NEVER APPLY LACQUER OVER ENAMEL PAINT!!!
Lacquer is a chemically "hot" paint and most...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

Paint is a deceptively complex subject, but it...

Paint is a deceptively complex subject, but it helps to at least know some of the basics. One of the complexities or problems with paint is that there is no standardization in the industry,...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,307
Posted By airsteve172

I will attempt the impossible and try to explain...

I will attempt the impossible and try to explain paint without writing a book on the subject.

Basically there are 2 kinds of paint out there, ENAMEL and LACQUER. What are the differences and do...
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