You may not post new threads. Thread Tools Show Printable Version. I think it goes on a little easier than Monokote. Thanks glenn, the thread does have a real familiar ring to it doesn’t it? While I like the transparent colors on some planes I am happy to see a good light covering that is opaque! Solarfilm and the So-Lite Myths! Along the way, I uncovered several myths that I had been told about so-lite that I discovered wasn’t necessarily true. Find More Posts by cadconversions.
Along the way, I uncovered several myths that I had been told about so-lite that I discovered wasn’t necessarily true. So we are still flying lighter models than we did 2 years ago. Weight is so critical that we can only use the lightest of coverings.
Resources Latest reviews Search resources. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait. While weight does play a huge role in how well a model can fly I ask you to consider the following: In the US, you can get true Solarfilm from ffilm.
Follow this link for an excellent tutorial on using Solitw I have used econokote on a 25oz airplane before and it warped it to high heaven.
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However, after coving a small parkflyer in so-lite red and seeing everything through it I was outraged. You must log in or register to reply here. No clear yet huhh? Find More Posts by Twmaster.
A convenient patch-pack size of So-Lite mm x mm; just the right amount for repair jobs, trim or filj micro models. The ultracote Parklite is pretty good.
Once our stock of Solite is gone, there will be no more. That’s another thread I should start again too. Can I get an Amen?
Please contact us if you wish your Solarfilm to be ccovering in the original mm long form this is likely to incur an extra postage charge.
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Solite is the same principle as Monokote and made by Solarfilm I think – sold under the same name in OZ. Everywhere Threads This forum This thread. However, any thinner film will always shrink better than a thicker film. So here’s the myths that are busted: Cad, Cpvering job covering on the SA plane. The solid colors actually weigh around 0.
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They have 35 colors available including several shades of blue, a red metal flake, great looking silver, an opaque white!!!! Go myth buster Kevin!! If you will reference their website, you’ll find that So-lite is listed under the dovering of “Iron On Coverings” while Solarfilm is listed under “Iron on Film”.
So-Lite It is derived from the company that produces the film Solarfilm and representing the “light” covering option.
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If you’re going electric, then no worries at all. So-Light thuse So-Lite Myth 2: Duster, my thought on the shrinking was like Joe’s. SlowRider It’s the last plane honey.