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05-12-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Pig

From the world "renown" (whatever that's supposed...

From the world "renown" (whatever that's supposed to mean) painter, huh?

Rather interesting that this comes from someone who repeatedly backpours proline bodies and others then calls them his own....
09-17-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 727
Posted By Pig

Since everyone else prefers to ignore someone...

Since everyone else prefers to ignore someone with a question, I'll step forward and give you an answer.

A single action brush that lets you adjust flow is great for multiple applications. For...
08-27-2006, 10:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,069
Posted By Pig

Freak, glad you got things figured out. Now that...

Freak, glad you got things figured out. Now that you can view the site, enjoy it and hope to see you posting there.

BTW, please don't ask people to copy our content on to other sites. Our...
03-03-2006, 09:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,764
Posted By Pig

If used very lightly, acetone will work. If used...

If used very lightly, acetone will work. If used heavily, acetone will disintegrate lexan.
02-01-2006, 08:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,667
Posted By Pig

Are you saying you think you won? :weird: ...

Are you saying you think you won? :weird:

It's a tough choice between Lynn's entry and Wes's. Though I agree with Lidz that Wes's was more in line with main stream racing designs, Lynn's had...
01-28-2006, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24,691
Views: 7,001,386
Posted By Pig

It's been a while, but here's my latest. It's a...

It's been a while, but here's my latest. It's a CFX Paintworks design. Thanks for all the help Charlie.

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a149/Piggy89373/2.jpg
10-19-2005, 12:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,342
Posted By Pig

I've done the same thing before. Slide the tip...

I've done the same thing before. Slide the tip of a hobby knife into the broken threads. Push just enough for the blade to bite into the broken threads and unscrew very carefully. The broken...
09-13-2005, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24,691
Views: 7,001,386
Posted By Pig

Slotmachine, nice paint, but I'm trying to figure...

Slotmachine, nice paint, but I'm trying to figure out what it says on the hood. If it's what I think it is, you mispelled it. :eek: Sorry bud, but it's competition not compitition. Still, nice...
09-12-2005, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By Pig

For lacquer based paints, I highly recommend you...

For lacquer based paints, I highly recommend you use lacquer thinner. You can buy it in a large can for under 10 bucks from most hardware stores. Do not use acetone on lexan. Acetone reacts badly...
08-25-2005, 03:46 AM
Replies: 1,423
Views: 814,720
Posted By Pig

Any chance on a 350Z? Thanks Scoob for doing all...

Any chance on a 350Z? Thanks Scoob for doing all that work. You're helping countless people here on this board (as well as others).
08-09-2005, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24,691
Views: 7,001,386
Posted By Pig

Sparx, thanks. Nice new lid ya' got there, as...

Sparx, thanks. Nice new lid ya' got there, as well. I've been meaning to ask, how did you achieve that webbing effect?
08-09-2005, 05:56 AM
Replies: 24,691
Views: 7,001,386
Posted By Pig

Here's one I finished recently for a buddy of...

Here's one I finished recently for a buddy of mine.
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a149/Piggy89373/finish.jpg
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a149/Piggy89373/finish3.jpg

With the main color...
08-05-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Pig

How much fuel has been through the engine?

How much fuel has been through the engine?
08-02-2005, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24,691
Views: 7,001,386
Posted By Pig

Sneeze, too bad you didn't do that sort of write...

Sneeze, too bad you didn't do that sort of write up on the other board when you first posted it (steps 2 thru 5). I still like that paint scheme and thought it looked a bit like Roly's work. I'm...
07-26-2005, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 627
Posted By Pig

The basic thinning for any paint, be it acrylics,...

The basic thinning for any paint, be it acrylics, enamels, or lacquers, thin to the consistency of milk. That's a general guide for paints. Some pigments require a bit more thinning than others. ...
07-22-2005, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By Pig

Pactra Pearl Purple spray can:...

Pactra Pearl Purple spray can: (http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXSF63&P=0) $4.29
Pactra Sprint White spray can: (http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCY14&P=0) ...
06-02-2005, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Pig

You can spray a Pactra at a variety of pressures....

You can spray a Pactra at a variety of pressures. I've sprayed them everywhere from 20 psi to 60 psi. With the Pactra paints, the pressure is only limited by your airbrush.
05-26-2005, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 728
Posted By Pig

Pole, there's no set recipe for thinning paints. ...

Pole, there's no set recipe for thinning paints. Instead, go for consistency. The best consistency I've found (and have been recommended several times over) is the consistency of milk. Some will...
05-20-2005, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,549
Posted By Pig

I had trouble finding it in the Michael's near my...

I had trouble finding it in the Michael's near my house, so I went the easy route and bought it from my lhs. It would seem that most carry it.
05-18-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,736
Posted By Pig

You have a great scheme there and it should show...

You have a great scheme there and it should show up nicely on the track and attract some attention.

What to do different? Depends on what effect you're after. The blue to orange is a pretty bold...
04-21-2005, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Pig

I recommend spraying the red first, then the...

I recommend spraying the red first, then the black. The black layed over the red will darken where the two paints meet and make the transition smoother.
04-19-2005, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,366
Posted By Pig

You could also try a light dusting of Pledge...

You could also try a light dusting of Pledge furniture wax. It might remove most of the marks, but you'll still be able to very faintly see the lines in good light.
03-14-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pig

You can use the sponge brush, as long as you're...

You can use the sponge brush, as long as you're only doing a couple of bodies. You want more than just one thick coat. I recommend putting on 3-5 medium/heavy coats. You can use a hair dryer to...
03-08-2005, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,119
Important: Painter's Chat
Views: 283,593
Posted By Pig

Cool beans! Thanks Charlie, good to see you can...

Cool beans! Thanks Charlie, good to see you can find time in between hosting games to help folks out.
03-08-2005, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By Pig

I think you'll get an overwhelming opinion to...

I think you'll get an overwhelming opinion to avoid hobby compressors. Your best bet is to take a trip down to Sears and find a good 2 gallon compressor. They'll usually run around a hundred bucks,...
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