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From: "John Gallagher" <gldrgidr@...>
Date: Friday, May 7, 2004 10:05 PM
Subject: Re:[BugHLG] cover or paint fuse and tail
To avoid the ca white spots, you could probably color all the balsa prior to glueing. The covering will add weight. John On Fri, 07 May 2004 20:21:49 -0000 oldtalorcraft <oldtalorcraft@...> wrote: > I just finished my fourth Bug. I had been using just water based > poly mixed with food color, but I found that mixing the food color > with 99% isopropyl alcohol and painting it on first and then adding > the poly after works much better.You can add many cotes of > alcohol/food color to get the color as dark as you want and add > almost no weight.Then add a couple of thin poly cotes.The only bad > thing about this method is no color will be absorbed any where the > wood has been soaked with CA. My next bug fuse and tail will be > coverd. Its more work but its hard to make paint or die look as good > as covering without adding alot of weight. > > > > > Home Page - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/BugHLG/ > > > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > > Sign up for Internet Service under $10 dollars a month, at http://isp.BlueLight.com