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Forum: Projects 09-19-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By scigs30
Here she all done, out of the bag ready for...

Here she all done, out of the bag ready for flight. The vintage decals went on with no issues, all and all a fun build.
Forum: Projects 09-12-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By scigs30
Here she is all painted with old formula Krylon...

Here she is all painted with old formula Krylon white....I will be gone for a few days but when I get back I will apply the decals. Once again I sure love Brodak.
Forum: Projects 09-11-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By scigs30
Sounds like a hit or miss rocket for some, but I...

Sounds like a hit or miss rocket for some, but I am happy. Something about building an old vintage sealed Estes kit with old parts and die crushed parts. The build is simple out of the bag, 3 coats...
Forum: Projects 09-05-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,072
Posted By scigs30
Vintaqe Estes Falcon Commander Build

Building has slowed down because of a busy summer, but I am back at it with the Falcon Commander. The kit comes with 2 parachutes but the plans only call for one chute.
Forum: Projects 07-26-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By scigs30
I built this...

I built this rocket.....
http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?t=12184&page=1&pp=10
Forum: Projects 07-24-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By scigs30
I have been real busy, so rocket building has...

I have been real busy, so rocket building has been slow. I finished the Raven, balsa fins treated with 3 coats of Brodak Balsa sealer, rocket received one coat of primer and toped with Old Krylon...
Forum: Projects 06-25-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By scigs30
Vintage Estes Raven Build

Here is my next vintage build, the Estes Raven, look at the short shock cord.
Forum: Projects 05-25-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By scigs30
Here is my completed vintage Estes Defender, as...

Here is my completed vintage Estes Defender, as you can see the 3 coats of Brodak sealer did a great job on the fins. I sprayed with old Krylon gloss white and Royal Blue. Onto my next vintage...
Forum: Projects 05-22-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By scigs30
My local hardware stores no longer carry Deft...

My local hardware stores no longer carry Deft Laquer sanding sealer, just the waterborne stuff. When Home Depot did carry it, I tried it on balsa and it did not work as well as the Aerogloss or...
Forum: Projects 05-18-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By scigs30
Yes, I am getting my balsa sealer and model dope...

Yes, I am getting my balsa sealer and model dope order ready right now to send away. :)
Forum: Projects 05-18-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By scigs30
This was is fast easy build, even though I am...

This was is fast easy build, even though I am building two. The open kit had a crushed tube so I replaced it and it also had a few missing parts. I thought it came with a set of decals, but I have...
Forum: Projects 05-17-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By scigs30
Vintage Estes Defender builds

I am onto my next vintage build, trying to squeeze into by busy schedule. I am trying to get stuff set up so next year I am working a lot less making more time for fun stuff and my hobbies. I am...
Forum: Projects 05-09-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By scigs30
The fin fairings are really thin glossy paper,...

The fin fairings are really thin glossy paper, but they worked out just fine. Here she is done and ready for flight, no issues with painting other than masking the canopy is a pain, but at least the...
Forum: Projects 05-08-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By scigs30
I have the Voyager II all built with 3 coats of...

I have the Voyager II all built with 3 coats of balsa sealer and she is ready for paint.
Forum: Projects 05-03-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By scigs30
Vintage Estes Voyager II

Here is my next vintage build, have not seen too many of these built but looks like a cool rocket. The parts are in pretty good shape but Estes used soft balsa in this kit. Oh well, that is what...
Forum: Projects 05-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scigs30
This was a fast easy build, after Brodak balsa...

This was a fast easy build, after Brodak balsa sealer I shot Old Krylon Glossy white followed by Old Krylon orange. The decals are simple and went on with no issues.
Forum: Projects 04-24-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scigs30
I posted the wrong picture....But I use 2 coats...

I posted the wrong picture....But I use 2 coats of thinned dope.
Forum: Projects 04-24-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scigs30
All built ready for white and orange paint, my...

All built ready for white and orange paint, my Guillows Spitfire in the back.
Forum: Building Techniques 04-24-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 700
Posted By scigs30
Downdraft sanding box

While cleaning out my garage I found an old vacuum former I had and no longer used. Instead of throwing it away I used it for sanding my Estes Stinger fins, and it worked great. I hooked up the...
Forum: Projects 04-24-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scigs30
Pretty fast build, the fins are sealed with 3...

Pretty fast build, the fins are sealed with 3 coats of Brodak sealer and I am currenly adding the fillets, picture to follow. Tomorrow I will apply the Gloss white followed by orange. In the mean...
Forum: Projects 04-23-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By scigs30
Vintage Estes Stinger 1905 Build

I have been pretty busy lately so I am getting a late start on my next build. I pulled out my next few builds but I will be starting with the Stinger rocket, simple and should fit into my busy...
Forum: Projects 04-14-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By scigs30
More pictures

More pictures
Forum: Projects 04-14-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By scigs30
I finished the Scissor Wing today, and I must say...

I finished the Scissor Wing today, and I must say this was a fun vintage build. The decals are old but they went on pretty well considering the age. I do not put anything on my vintage decals...
Forum: Projects 04-12-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By scigs30
I have been busy at work but had sometime to work...

I have been busy at work but had sometime to work on my SWT and get it ready for the paint shop tomorrow. The longest part of the build is cleaning up the die crunched balsa and matching up the...
Forum: Projects 04-04-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,564
Posted By scigs30
From Krylon: Hi, Thank you for taking the time...

From Krylon:

Hi,

Thank you for taking the time to contact Krylon. We are grateful to have a chance to help.

Yes, Acryli Quik can be used over the Tough Coat Primers. The recoat time are usually...
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