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Old 08-03-2015, 10:15 AM   #541 (permalink)
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Default Painted one for my 180 cfx

I finished this canopy for my 180 the otherday.
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Old 08-07-2015, 03:00 PM   #542 (permalink)
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Nice job - especially for being such a small area to work with! What type of color and clear did you use?
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Old 08-07-2015, 03:43 PM   #543 (permalink)
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Thank you I actually did it with spray paint. Krylon super max and rustoleum lacquer for the clear.
If you heavily sand the plastic and use a thicker primer layer to hide the scratch marks these paints actually hold really well to the plastic suprisingly.
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Old 08-25-2015, 05:15 PM   #544 (permalink)
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Default I gave one a try

I've done a couple before that were paint as you go. this one was a little more planned out. It is very visible in the sky.


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Old 09-22-2015, 01:28 PM   #545 (permalink)
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Hi Guys,

Here are a couple that I just finished. The green one is for a Raptor modeled after a WW2 Supermarine Spitfire. The second is for a T-Rex 600E and is modeled after a WW2 bomber.

Enjoy,

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Old 09-22-2015, 05:33 PM   #546 (permalink)
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that is very cool!!
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Old 11-15-2015, 04:15 PM   #547 (permalink)
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Here my first try paining an old canopy I had laying around..



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Old 12-16-2015, 10:22 AM   #548 (permalink)
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i just finished these




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Old 12-16-2015, 10:59 AM   #549 (permalink)
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very nice.
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Old 12-16-2015, 02:36 PM   #550 (permalink)
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Awesome job!!! How did you do the gears? Using a mask?
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Old 12-16-2015, 09:04 PM   #551 (permalink)
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I absolutely love the Gablin, so freekin' tired of seeing the blinGo anagram on canos that are for other makes, I.E. micros.

Nice work!

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Old 12-17-2015, 08:43 PM   #552 (permalink)
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The gears look like a fine Swiss time piece! Wind it up, and let it go!
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Old 01-19-2016, 09:13 AM   #553 (permalink)
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finally finished this bad boy! super different, but still visible!

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finally finished this bad boy! super different, but still visible!

That is probably the most unique canopy I've ever seen
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Old 02-24-2016, 01:14 PM   #555 (permalink)
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Thanks to Jake Horky aka NineOctopi for an AWESOME canopy!
My wife has been sneaking around my back to get this done! Thanks to all of the freaks that helped her out and pointed her in the right direction (on both the canopy AND the night lights!!!). This canopy captures three of my favorite things... Scuba diving, Flying helis and surfing Helifreak...





Sweet, Id bet there is a community out there that would love the "Frog" theme. Very nice job.
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My first attempt. Being a bit color blind (red-green) I re-painted an old canopy with some colors that work better for me.

Used a beat-up canopy, florescent shaker cans, and have a vinyl printer to make stencils for the branding.

I got a lot of tips and inspiration from this thread, so thanks!
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