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Quick question : can i repaint props using plastidip? Will it make much negative effect?
 
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I've heard if some folks staining them (Rit Dye), that is the preferred method, I believe. But I have painted them black myself, then re-balanced them. It was a spray paint from Krylon made for plastic. Worked fine. Plasti-dip is too thick and heavy, I would assume. Plus it's peel able. Not good, mid flight!
 
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dye them works best
 
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Has anyone tried dyeing P4 props? I'm just wondering how we'll it'll work since there is now a glossy finish on them.
 
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I cant get rit dye in my country. Is that the same dye ink that you use to dye clothes?
 

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Haven't done it but I would suggest dye as well. If for some reason plasti-dip starts peeling mid-flight, it can get caught up in the motor or cause a nasty unbalance.
 
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I just use common spray and it works fine. Not enough to need rebalancing.
 
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I used a black Sharpie pen and masking tape to put three approx 3/4 inch bands on bottom of prop with alternating white bands, looks cool when running
 
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I used a black Sharpie pen and masking tape to put three approx 3/4 inch bands on bottom of prop with alternating white bands, looks cool when running
I like this idea
 
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I used this method way back when I was a kid dying nitro rc nylon wheels. It looks cool and doubt it affects the reliability but the only concern I have is when you require warranty work involving a prop failure. Might not be a good idea in that scenario. If your warranty is up why not though.
 
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looks great
 

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