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Old 10-23-2015, 07:12 PM   #1
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What is the first thing that catches your eye when you see a fresh R/C build? Chances are it is the body, and most likely the paint job on the body. A cleanly painted body can really make any build stand out from the crowd! Paint schemes don’t have to be overly complicated to be appealing to the eye either. Sometimes less is better, especially is the “scale” R/C world. Most scale builds are created to replicate a vehicle you would see on the streets or off road trails, not a “show” vehicle that is rarely driven on public streets. For this month’s tech article we will cover painting tips for Lexan R/C bodies utilizing standard rattle can spray paint. You don’t need an expensive airbrush set-up to create a clean, eye catching paint job! And if you are new to the R/C hobby chances are you will want to buy upgrades for your R/C rather than drop money on an expensive airbrush set-up and paint. For this tutorial we will use a Jeep Nukizer body from Axial as our canvas. So let’s get started!

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Old 11-07-2015, 01:26 PM   #2
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Great how to thread! I liked how clearly you laid out the steps and the pics were great
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