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Old 08-16-2002, 03:14 AM
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

I did a little searching but didn't find any thing about a spray paint that is readily available that matches the ultracote.
Been wantinig to try ultracote covering but would like to know what to use for paint to match?
Any suggestions?

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Try this:

http://www.perfectpaint.com/ultramono.html
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Just ask and ye shall recieve, thanks maverick.
Have you had pretty good luck with this stuff?
I remember seeing this now, had forgotten.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

Ultrapaint if you can find any. Horizon is apparently not handling it anymore.

Orapaint (same stuff) if you speak German and want to order "off shore". You might try some US people that sell Oracover (same as Ultracoat) to see if they can also get Orapaint. North East Sailplanes might be a starting point.

http://www.nesail.com/oracover.html

Just a suggestion.

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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

Nelson Hobby has their water based paint to match Ultracoat and Monokote colors.

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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

From what I read at the NELSON site, it sounds like their paint is pretty good. I couldn't find any paint on the sailplane site.
I got rid of all my airbrush stuff a while back.(regret it now)
Trying to remember the types of places that fill spray cans locally.
The perfect paint may be the way to go for me if it works any better than the lusterkote, which wouldn't take much.
Thanks for your resources.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

I have had great success with Top Flite Lustre Kote available at the Hobby Town and many independant stores. It has worked well matching red and yellow for me.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

Originally posted by 2lo
Have you had pretty good luck with this stuff?
I have a can of the yellow that I am going to use to match yellow Ultracote, but I haven't used it yet. It will probably be a few more weeks before I get to try it.

I bought it at my LHS.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

I have always used lustre kote in the past, but I've never been 100% satisfied with the results that often varied.
I am aware that ambient condtions factor in and have always made great attempts to meet these conditions where I have had the best results. unfortunately these results vary widely from can to can.
I didn't know that lustre kote had a few colors that matched ultracote.

THANKS.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

thanks maverick I would like to hear back. yellow is going to be my primary color, especially on the cowl.
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Originally posted by 2lo
thanks maverick I would like to hear back. yellow is going to be my primary color, especially on the cowl.
Yellow is my primary color too. I'll be doing a set of whell pants first. I'll post back here with my results when I am finished, but it won't be for a few weeks yet.
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TRUE RED SEEMS TO BE HARD TO MATCH. I FOUND THAT REGATTA RED FROM LOWE'S IN THEIR BRAND "ONE AND ONLY" MATCHES PERFECT. IT COMES IN A SPRAY CAN FOR $1.99 CANT BEAT THAT. OTHER COLORS MAY MATCH AS WELL, BUT HAVE ONLY TRIED THE TRUE RED/ REGATTA RED.
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Originally posted by STUKA BARRY
I FOUND THAT REGATTA RED FROM LOWE'S IN THEIR BRAND "ONE AND ONLY" MATCHES PERFECT.
Is that a match for an Ultracote or Monokote red?
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Is the Lowes stuff fuel proof? (nitro)
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THE TRUE RED IS AN ULTRACOTE COLOR. THAT DOES'NT SAY YOU CANT TRY IT WITH THE MONOCOTE. USE A SCRAP PIECE TO TEST IT. I CANT SAY FOR SURE IF ITS NITRO PROOF, AS I DONT FLY GLOW. HAVE'NT IN 15 YEARS.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

I am interested in finding out info on the Yellow paint/Ultrakote as well.

Any updates on this? and does anyone know if the Chevron paints are a good match to the Ultrakote yellow?

I have a cowl and fuse cap that I will need to paint yellow to match the model and am looking for the best match possible.

Thanks!
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

Originally posted by TRP
I am interested in finding out info on the Yellow paint/Ultrakote as well.

Any updates on this?
None from me yet! TRP I see you are in San Jose. I bought my can of yellow PerfectPaint at Sheldons.
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Default ultracote matches which spray paint?

I work about 10 miles from Sheldons so it would be a quick jaunt down there to pick up the paint.

Please let me know how it turns out.

Thanks,
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Default RE: ultracote matches which spray paint?

Try Nelson Hobby Specialties. They carry water-based fuel proof paint to match the more popular Ultracote colors.
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Wow revive an 8yr old thread.... gota love it! [8D]
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Yea no kidn..........funny I'm actually tryin to find some of this.
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Default RE: ultracote matches which spray paint?

Krylon Yellow is an almost perfect match for Ultracote yellow (as close as you would get from an Ultracote rattle can). If you are using glow fuel you will need to clear coat it though.
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ORIGINAL: Campy

Krylon Yellow is an almost perfect match for Ultracote yellow (as close as you would get from an Ultracote rattle can). If you are using glow fuel you will need to clear coat it though.
What would you use to clear?
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Lusterkote clear.
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ORIGINAL: Campy

Lusterkote clear.
So the assumption is that Krylon on Lustre Clear are compatible - yes?

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