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Old 04-06-2012, 06:46 PM
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I'd start off with the black base coat, then a metallic silver spray paint. Then put on the clear plastic coat last.
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Old 04-06-2012, 11:26 PM
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Here is a link that Gil worked on to do a metal skin....
Natural Aluminum Finish

Hope this helps!

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Old 04-07-2012, 04:32 AM
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How about laminating a bit of aluminum foil onto some card stock?
Perhaps that will give you the effect that you are trying to achieve.
well i tried that didn't look good as our aluminum foil here is not even close to good looking

but i'll give it another shot and see what comes out

thnx for the tip

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Bare Metal Foil is available in several metallic finishes, has adhesive on it, is ultra thin and available in most good hobby shops or online. I use it a lot for plastic car models but have yet to use on cardstock but have a couple in the to do list.
well i've tried to find it in here but in vain

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I'd start off with the black base coat, then a metallic silver spray paint. Then put on the clear plastic coat last.
hmm that sounds good i'll give it a try if the laminating fails

thnx for your help

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Here is a link that Gil worked on to do a metal skin....
Natural Aluminum Finish

Hope this helps!

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okay this is going to take some time to read

but thnx for the hint

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Old 04-07-2012, 07:17 AM
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do a search for "flight metal" lots of RC airplane scale modelers use it,.. its like bare metal foil but stronger!
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Old 04-07-2012, 10:50 AM
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do a search for "flight metal" lots of RC airplane scale modelers use it,.. its like bare metal foil but stronger!
well i'll try it out

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