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  1. #31
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    First question is, why would you want to? I'd just mask it off. The little fiddly bits might take a bit more cutting small bits of tape. If you want to make the whole surface an even color, your only choice is to make several mist coats, letting it dry completely between (and watching for any problems). but i still wouldn't recommend it.

    Roy Green
    nar12605 L2
    Southern Area Rocketry

  2. #32
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    Quote Originally Posted by Woody's Workshop View Post
    I would stay away from lacquers. Fast drying enamel will work. That is...spray cans.
    Or do you mean the 2 part catalized used in auto body shops?
    I have been using Rustoleum grey sandible primer on the BTs before I put the wraps on. I am not sure which ones are lacquers and which ones are not. The primer cans don't tell which ones they are


  3. #33
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    Quote Originally Posted by RoyAtl View Post
    First question is, why would you want to? I'd just mask it off. The little fiddly bits might take a bit more cutting small bits of tape. If you want to make the whole surface an even color, your only choice is to make several mist coats, letting it dry completely between (and watching for any problems). but i still wouldn't recommend it.
    Due to the reduction wrap not fitting correctly I had to cut a section of the plastic out of the scrap and make the wrap come farther down on the cardstock transition that is underneath so I need to spray this section where the seam is between them and sand it smooth. A filler is too thick and will be too hard to apply in a very thin and uniform manner. about the only thing that would work where I need it is something that can be painted on and sanded.

  4. #34
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrappe View Post
    Does anyone know if you can spry sandible automotive primer on the polystyrene wraps?
    I use Tamiya Surface Primer on plastic parts. It has no heavy fillers so it does not blur fine details. Itís expensive but works great, and you can get it at Hobby Lobby and save 40% with coupon or smartphone app.
    Lee Reep
    NAR 55948, L2
    Build Queue: Honest Johns (new, and Maxi, and Mini), Mars Snooper
    Awaiting Paint/Detailing: Saturn 1B

  5. #35
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    Old Centuri Saturn V conversion to cluster and 2 stages plan

    Just putting in the attachment in case someone has or will
    build this 2 stage Saturn V.

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