EPO foam painting

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  1. XxNxx007xxNxX

    XxNxx007xxNxX Cadet

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    Hello.
    I am looking forward to painting my EZ Hawk but what kind of paint should i use. I have painted a bit of my plane with the cheapest paint i can find and when i handle the paint it slowly comes off.
    So what paint should i use? people say acrylic, then would humbrol acrylic mat black will work with some cleaning of the wing and using some latex spray primer and a paint brush? i got all of my information if this web site: http://www.ehow.com/how_8197214_paint-epo-foam.html
     
  2. rcfoamfly

    rcfoamfly Airman

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    Any WATER BASED enamal paint will do. Test on a scap piece of depron first. Alex in Australia
     
  3. lowkeylaidback

    lowkeylaidback Cadet

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    Krylon Shorts work well on EPO
    I coat the planes first with MinWax water based Polycrylic.
    Buy the 1 quart can and brush it on, let it dry and apply another coat, then paint and cover the paint with another coat of the minwax.
    The minwax also comes in spray cans but for the cost of one spray can you can get the quart can. One spray can may, just may cover one plane but the quart will coat..... put it this way I have painted or coated at least 14 planes and still have way more then half of the quart can.
     
  4. fiasco135

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    You are fast like a young grasshopper but your skills are weak -_-
     
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