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Post by Regg151 » Tue Jun 03, 2003 11:55 am

Createx paints are exactly the same as Parma Faskolor's, Parma simply buys the paint in bulk from createx and relabels it for use in the R/C world at 3 - 4$ for a 2 oz bottle where you can get createx paints either online or at most artsupply stores for around 2 - 3$ for a 4oz bottle.

Now createx has 3 different lines of paints the regular Createx line, The AutoAir line and lastly the NailEase line. What's the difference you ask not all that much.

Createx Line - Originaly intented for Textile use. but sticks to lexan very well.
AutoAir line - made for sign and auto use. stays a bit more flexable then the standerd createx
NailEase Line - Made for airbrush stencil use with acylic nails. also sticks to lexan with no trouble. although it needs to be backed more so then the others it is prone to scratching off easier.

here is the link to the createx airbrush colors http://www.createxcolors.com/product_lines/airbrush_color.htm
here is the link for the auto air line of paints http://www.autoaircolors.com/
here is the link for the Nail-Ease line of paints http://www.createxcolors.com/product_lines/nail_ease_colors.htm#General%20Information

So far i've used all three with great results pics can be found here http://home.nyc.rr.com/regg151/index.html
all bodies on my site have been painted with a combination of faskolor and all 3 of the createx paint lines as well as Alclad II and or Spazstix where noted, the site is still under construction but the majority of the links work although i'll be adding more pics as time allows.
general run down the dodge stratus body was done completly with createx Nail-Ease with the exception of the tribal design on the hood was done with Alclad II Chrome.
The Blue Skyline was done Completly with Createx Auto-Air with Alclad II Polished aluminum for the hood tribal. the paerl white and custom bleanded blackish pearl blue was a mix of faskolor's and createx autoair.
The excursion was completly done with the Auto-Air.
The ElCamino's main body color is createx nail-ease pearl candy apple red, and the flames are a combo of createx , auto-air and nail-ease.
The Taurus was done in Fasblack with nail-ease lightining bolts and fog.
The GT (which the link dosen't work on yet) is a beater body useing the Spaz-stix glow paints (the white area's) with the main body color is the spaz-stix 3 color change red,blue,purple and side's auto-air brite red.


So far the same tricks for use that apply to Faskolor can be transfered to Createx with no ill effects. It thins well with just a few drops of water and they mix well with each other for creating those cutom colors.

Skidmarks's painting how-to covers all the tricks much better then I could and is very informative for the novice as well as the seasoned veteran.
so here the link to skidmark's painting guide http://www.cptnet.com/ken/faq.html
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Post by CRSMP5 » Tue Jun 03, 2003 11:59 am

that is sweet... thanks for the fisrt hand info on it..

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Post by Regg151 » Thu Jun 19, 2003 12:23 am

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Post by SavageSS27 » Mon Nov 17, 2003 8:42 pm

how did you put the decals on the sides of the tires like that???

it looks sweet
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Post by 34Ford » Tue Mar 02, 2004 9:32 am

This is the info I was looking for. Thanks for posting it. :D

I have to paint my new SS.
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Post by SavageNYawker » Tue Mar 02, 2004 10:51 am

Whoa thats great info Ive got a Pearl Paints next to me and they stock that stuff like crazy. Thanks again for the information, nice paint jobs on your site as well.
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Post by Regg151 » Thu Mar 04, 2004 9:58 pm

Glad I could help you out if pearl stocks the createx auto air line of paints snatch them up their new formula is supposed to be great stuff I've seen a few bodies done with them and the vibrance of the colors is amazing.
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Post by 34Ford » Fri Mar 05, 2004 6:18 am

I finally bought some Createx Airbrush paint at my LHS for $3.20 a 2oz bottle.

Do I need to seal the inside after Im thru painting? I bought the Createx clear sealer.

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Post by CRSMP5 » Fri Mar 05, 2004 10:56 am

i have a craft store selling them for 2$ a bottle.. :D so dont forget to check them big craft store where houses for this stuff..

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Post by 34Ford » Fri Mar 05, 2004 11:28 am

I did check my biggest craft store.
Its Michaels and they dont carry it. 8O
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Post by SavageNYawker » Fri Mar 12, 2004 10:38 am

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Can you make this a sticky, since there has been numorous post re: Createx paints.

btw: Ive printed out Regg151 faq for my own use.
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Post by blank » Sun Mar 21, 2004 11:53 pm

is that really good paint for a airbrush i have a testor and love do u need to thin the paint out thanks

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Post by CRSMP5 » Mon Mar 22, 2004 6:00 am

yea its great to use. follow any rules you see for parma waterbased paint and your set

thinning, like MAX 1 table spoon water, ive found it really does not need thinned though..

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Post by blank » Mon Mar 22, 2004 4:57 pm

what kind of paints can u use any water base paints or do they have to be able to go in the airbrush? also will and paint stick to the lexan?

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Post by CRSMP5 » Mon Mar 22, 2004 6:10 pm

the stuff is called auto airbrush.. it comes in a 2oz bottle up to quarts 8O it is waterbased, it is honestly parma waterbased in the same bottle, same lid, same smell/texture.. just a different lable.. ive ben using it now for my past 4 bodies and it works just fine on lexan..

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Post by FLHTCI » Thu Apr 22, 2004 11:17 pm

Regg,

Are you applying the Createx paints straight or are you using an adhesion promoter first?

I tried applying Sherwin-Williams ULTRA7000 to a Hummer H2 body after applying an adhesion promoter with catostrophic results, it hazed the lexan.

I applied Bulldog adhesion promoter, then followed with House of Color Fuschia Flakes mixed into S-W S65 clear basecoat, through a Sata Minijet.

It appeared to be working fine. I applied six coats of the flakes then allowed the paint to dry before applying a black undercoat. When I came back to shoot the black, the lexan was hazed all over. Scratch one H2 body.

I'm trying to figure out whether it was the adhesion promoter that caused the hazing, the basecoat or a combination of both reacting adversly on the lexan. I've used the AP sucessfully before applying flakes suspended in clearcoat numerous times on metal or urethane bumpers.

What style airbrush do you prefer? dual or single action? I have a Paschke DA but tend to resort to my Sata Dekor. I haven't mastered the air/flow control on the Paschke yet.

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Post by CRSMP5 » Fri Apr 23, 2004 5:58 am

ive never used a agent to bond it to lexn.. BUT it does tke a good 24-48hr to cure else it will scrpe from the lexn very easily.. give it a day and see...

me i love my testor airbrushes..

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Post by sfgascott » Fri Apr 23, 2004 7:19 am

An old airplane guy I work with says that winshield washer fluid works great as a thinner for waterbased paints as an adhesion additive. Anybody else heard of this?

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Post by CRSMP5 » Fri Apr 23, 2004 11:09 am

i could try it.. but like i said.. 24-48hr its as hard as oil based on lexan.. but yet more soft/flexable and will nto crack if you put iit on thick anywhere..

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that is completely createx except the windows are pactrica candy red, then backed in cndy blue.. like the flame on the front window :twisted:

i painted that up yesterday its still too soft to do much more then look at, but the owner mike, loves flmes, green, purpl.. so tht was accomplished with that and all createx..

colors used.. in order spryed..
pearl white, i did a dusting before the green above the flame ends to make it look like its heating up the metal

iderecent green, the color in the bottle is nothing like the color it sprays.. but it is a very nice color.. but its translucent..

backed the front half in a creamy yellow, 2 parts white, 1 part yellow

backed the rear half in grey, 2 parts white, 1 part black

then let it dry.....

flames were next..

i did a nice light coat of the flip blue over the flme areas

then used a iderecent yellow on the flame tips

the deep honey yellow color thats transparent on the rest of the flames

i then backed all that with fire red..

then i let it sit for like all day and sprayed the pactrica red on the windows, let it tack off, removed the flame masks then shot the candy blue

you can do things with paint.. ive found createx to be cheap, color selection great, easy to mix, easy to shoot.. count up the colors. for being a basic flame mask that i used, it is a unreal choice and effect of colors i received... if i had to buy the paint to do this.. 2$ for all but the iderecent and flip colors which were 3$ and by mixing and different effects could do many bodies more with it..

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Post by kyle_tdr » Sun Sep 19, 2004 8:41 am

Whats the difference with all the different types of Createx Colors, there are:

    Transparent
    Opaque
    Pearlized
    and some others.

http://www.createxcolors.com/product_li ... _color.htm

Are they the paints that can be used on Lexan? I am only 15 and cant afford to spend money on paint and it turn out to be the wrong type. I hope you guys understand why I am being cautious.

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