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    Here comes the dumb... What is the ripple...

    Here comes the dumb...

    What is the ripple effect and why is it bad?
  2. Thread: Airbrush body #2

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    I love it. Very good work.

    I love it. Very good work.
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    10-4 Harry. Thanks for all the tips guys! ...

    10-4 Harry.

    Thanks for all the tips guys!

    Project Recovery in progress!!!
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    I'm using Tamiya paints (Black, Flourescent...

    I'm using Tamiya paints (Black, Flourescent Orange and Flourescent Green, with White to back the Flourescent colors). I never sprayed the white, so the green and orange are still thin, I THINK a...
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    I know right!!! I just wasn't thinking the...

    I know right!!!

    I just wasn't thinking the orange would show through the green like that...

    I SHOULD have, but I just didn't think it through.

    Thanks for the tips, guys. I'm off to search...
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    Thanks man!

    Thanks man!
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    I'll try that, since it's screwed either way. I...

    I'll try that, since it's screwed either way. I can try to fix it, or toss it, because it is UGLY!

    I may paint the outside of this one like I did the Pro Graphix body I ruined.
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    No, there's no saving it. I am just stupid. I...

    No, there's no saving it. I am just stupid.

    I was painting it Flourescent Green with a Flourescent Orange pinstripe. Painted the green, pulled the tape, sprayed the orange without backing the...
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    Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!

    So, mere minutes after "bragging" that I had a great looking body coming together, I totally ruined it...

    Is there a way to take all the paint out of a body and leave a fresh, paintable surface to...
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    I have another body I am painting right now. I...

    I have another body I am painting right now. I did a much better taping job on it, and added a 3rd color.

    Pics this afternoon.

    Rusty & Mohnston, thanks for the tips. Next one I do (depending on...
  11. That ROCKS!!! And, it's FAR cheaper than I would...

    That ROCKS!!! And, it's FAR cheaper than I would have expected!
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    Thanks!!! On MY monitor, the green came out a...

    Thanks!!!

    On MY monitor, the green came out a little yellowish. In real life, it's definitely green, not Yellowish Green.
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    Awesome response time!!! Glad to hear they are...

    Awesome response time!!!

    Glad to hear they are working it out. I am about to order another SlipStream right now!!!
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    Painted a new Basher Body

    I want to re-do another SlipStream and be a little more careful with the taping and painting order (I sure didn't want to tape off all that green area to paint the black first... and the black showed...
  15. Thread: Light bucket

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    Joking about what? I was just clarifying for...

    Joking about what?

    I was just clarifying for emphasis.
  16. Thread: Monster Project

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    Love the black chassis. I did my chassis and...

    Love the black chassis.

    I did my chassis and rockers a dark red, turned out great. Did exactly what you said as far as dying.

    Also dyed a set of Half-Ups black following those directions and...
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    Yeah, this could go several different ways... ...

    Yeah, this could go several different ways...

    Fastest, Best Handling, Best Looking, Most invested....???
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    I'm sure you've moved on, but I usually just...

    I'm sure you've moved on, but I usually just rinse it out with warm water and make sure it has plenty of time to dry before spraying.

    They turn out GREAT no matter what color (or every one I've...
  19. Thread: Light bucket

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    Light Bucket = A reflective housing to mount...

    Light Bucket = A reflective housing to mount Lights into, to direct the light forward (backward for tail lights).

    I see them often on On-Road RC cars. Maybe check some of those forums???
  20. Thread: New Body

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    Awesome! Taco approves this paintjob!

    Awesome!

    Taco approves this paintjob!
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    I like the road rages, but last I heard, they...

    I like the road rages, but last I heard, they weren't the best for use with BeadLocks because at speed, they (as well as any other tire) would pull out of the ring.
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    I did mine in a large, one-time-use turkey pan....

    I did mine in a large, one-time-use turkey pan. Picked it up at Wal-Mart for a couple of dollars.

    Put it over 2 eyes on the stove, turned them both on high to get the water to boil, then turned...
  23. Thread: pics of new body

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    Wow! I approve this body and paint work!!!

    Wow!

    I approve this body and paint work!!!
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    Thanks for the comments guys. I have to admit, as...

    Thanks for the comments guys. I have to admit, as bad as it hurt the pocket book, I was kinda proud. LOL!
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    The only time I break stuff is when I run into...

    The only time I break stuff is when I run into immovable objects (See: Recent Carnage thread).

    I run 50/50 between 4S and 6S.

    Thanks, Tiernan. I will be looking for a pair of 3S that match the...
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