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Estes Guardian Build, Part 9, Lower Body Silver and Black Paint

I tried to paint the fins with Rustoleum Metallic but with the heat and humidity it dried dull. I went with Rusto aluminum. The body tube is to be painted black. Here's how I masked off the fins. First the root edges got a mask with Scotch tape. You can see the black marker line at the root edge. Copy paper was folded over and taped down covering the rest of the fins. The mask turned out well except for a light bleed on one side of a fin. I used a damp Mr. Clean sponge to remove most ... [Read More]