Estes - Big Daddy (#2162) Gallery

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  1. Oct 24, 2010 #1

    judo

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    I can't believe this one had not been done yet.

    "Over The Moon" - a 29mm powered, Holstein-spotted, Sticker Shocked decaled, Chick-Fil-A logoed version. Next to it, #1 daughter (holding rocket)and her Chick-Fil-A team.

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    I call this one "School Spirit", school colors and all. It's the one I used for my avatar.

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    I've had this one for years.

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  4. Oct 24, 2010 #4

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    At our club SoJARS, we like Big Daddy Drag Races

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  5. Oct 27, 2010 #5

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    Airbrushed with Createx Irridescent Blue.....

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  6. Oct 27, 2010 #6

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    Here's my Big Dipper Daddy. The paint was dipped using Lee Reep's technique (refer to TRF archive)

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    I love it !!!!!

    I`ll have to use those Holstein decals on a build......I just gotta !


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    Here's mine:

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    Very nice! How did you do the masking?
     
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    I just did a Lil Nuke with that very paint, and it will not freakin' dry! A month later and the surface is still kinda tacky. And I zapped it several times with the heat gun, too.

    Suggestions?

    (love the colour, by the way!)
     
  11. Oct 28, 2010 #11

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    Blue tape. I just ran four strips of the narrow tape from tail to nose.
     
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    Wow that is strange. I was going to ask if you live in a super high-humidity area, but even if you did, it still shouldn't be tacky after a month - it has had plenty of time to dry (especially after the heat gun). The only thing I can think of is maybe the paint is just really thick. This stuff doesn't dry with a hard shell like an enamel - it stays kind of soft. That is a good think because it won't crack when the fins flex. Maybe the softness makes it feel like it is tacky. I would maybe try putting a layer of Future over it to see if you can get a hard coat over it. Good luck and let me know what happens.
     
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    The black spots are not decals, they are just paint. I looked at a bunch of Holstein photos to get an idea of where the spots were. I just cut random holes in 2" masking tape and placed them where I thought they would look right. I made sure to leave an empty spot opposite the rail buttons for the Eat Mor Chickin logo.
     
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    Should have one in a while to show off here.

    Hint:

    Jim Jarvis ;)
     
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    Maybe it's the softness like you say. All my past paint experience has been lacquer & enamel, other than some Tamiya model acrylics many years ago.

    I'll give the Future a shot. If it reacts with the paint, I'll know it's not properly dried :) (and my plan at this point was to strip it anyway).

    Back on topic - I need to get a shot of my Big Daddy. it looks somewhat similar to Solomoriah's though.
     
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    Here's my original version of the Big Daddy.

    Stock paint scheme. :eek:

    It DOES have a 29mm motor mount and has only flown on 'F' motors. :D

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    Oh my, a Big Daddy gallery! I have a pair of them - one has a 29mm mount and the other, a 54mm mount. Here's a J-skid (by Nadine) at Airfest.

    Jim

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    That rail looks a little short, don't ya think? :)
     
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    There he is!


    I'm building a 54mm over the winter!
     
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    Here is my stock BD. Flies great on an F35 - high enough to please and no tracking device required.

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    Here's mine on a CTI 38mm I297 Skidmark at LDRS28.
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    This was my entry for a club event this past summer. Detachable boosters was the challenge, and I went with a Big Daddy theme. The BD has always been one of my favorite rockets, especially on an F39! This one is 5.5 diameter with standard size Big Daddy boosters. Due to a poor choice in motors on my part, it's performance was rather underwhelming. Oh-well, back to the drawing board.

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    Big Daddy 5150 Style!!!

    Now retired. :(

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    Your paint job inspired mine, even though yours is more chaotic.
     
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    Oh man, those look schweet!
     
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    Finally flew my bone-stock Big Daddy, so I can contribute to the gallery!

    G.D.

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    On the pad

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    We have ignition!
     
  28. May 3, 2011 #28

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    Heres my hero, "Underdog" Decals and Vinyl Art from Sticker Shock. Sun Yellow and True Blue Krylon rattle can paint.Flew 07/16/11 Cmass.

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    Waiting for Kevlar and elastic to sub for kit trifold and rubberband, therefore motor mount and fins are not attached.
    Call the paint job "Redneck Backyard Special"
    As much as I'm uncomfortable with self-adhesive decals those are all it wears. So far.
    Hmm, make a display base with it up on blocks in front of a mobile home. There are model mobile homes for train layouts . . .

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    But it looks good!
     

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