Lexan Paints is a water-based paint specifically formulated to adhere to polycarbonate RC shells. The paint is extremely flexible, durable and very adhesive, lasting the extreme conditions racers put their shells through. Lexan Paints offer 27-colours that come in tough 100mL bottles. White and Black also come in 500mL and 1000mL bottles. The paint is designed to ensure easy airbrush application with a 0.5mm tip at 30-35psi and Lexan Paints will be adding more colours to its current pallet in the near future.
A number of other new items from Pro-line such as this pair of Velocity 2.2″ front hex wheels for the TLR 22 5.0. This lightweight and durable front racing wheels, in yellow or white, is stiffer than stock for a more precise feel and will spin true for exceptional performance. Next up is a 6 pack of speed forms mini clear test bodies for painters for practicing with Pro-Line’s paint line and testing new and innovative techniques to bring your paint skills to the next level. Modelled after similar paint sample shapes found in the full-size automotive paint industry, they are great for displaying paint colours, so you always end up with the exact colour you are looking for. Finally, these new Showtime bi-metallic wheel dots for your Showtime sprint car wheels. These wheel dot decals feature gold printed spokes with silver printed bead-loc detail for an incredible scale and rich look. This allows oval racers to run dish wheels with all the benefits dish wheels provide but the looks and style of spoke wheels.
Klinik RC have introduced their own range of water based, sprayable liquid mask. Available in 4oz, 8oz, 16oz and 32oz bottles, it has been made in the USA. Easily applied with spray gun or brush, it makes masking a breeze when applying paint, trim colors, lettering, flames, graphics, etc on all sorts of painting projects.
Bittydesign have introduced their all-new Airbrushing series stencils made from high-quality ultra-thin material. Up for grabs in a wide range of designs, the non-adhesive stencils help to create countless airbrush designs and details without having to use pre-cut masks or even having to take the way of cutting masks on your own. The full range of the ready-to-use and reusable stencils can be found here.
Rounding out what appears to be a “coming soon” Tuesday is Italian company Bittydesign’s announcement of their own range of high-quality airbrushes. Bittydesign is known for their popular and successful line of body shells, that are also available Pro pre-painted, and full details on their first ever “air pencil” will be unveiled this coming Friday.
Pro-Line have added five new colours and additional 6-pack sets to their range of RC Body Paint colours. Specially formulated for polycarbonate, the paint is a high-performance durable water-based airbrush paint that is specially formulated to meet the extreme requirements of polycarbonate RC bodies. It is durable yet flexible to allow polycarbonate bodies to deform and come back to their shape. It is usable without further thinning and available as separate 60ml bottles or as 6-pack sets. New to the range are Dark Earth, Mars Red Oxide, Sting Yellow, Metallic Deep Blue, and Pearl Green colours. The 6-pack sets see the addition of a Military, Pure Metal and All Pearl sets.
Coming soon from Pro-Line is a body grip tool that makes painting RC car bodies a lot easier. The ergonomic tool helps painters holding the body effortlessly and comfortably. Users can choose to hold the body like a shifter knob for easy rotation or slide it in between the fingers at the narrow base to palm the body effortlessly like a cell phone. The custom machined tool is made from Type 1 PVC and turned to match popular grip styles. The Body Grip tool includes two suction cups to easily adapt to many body sizes and shapes. The large cup is a 60mm rated to hold 3kg and best used on the roof or windshield of larger scale bodies. The medium cup is a 45mm rated to hold 1.3kg and best used on the roof or windshield for small scale bodies or tight areas where the large cup may not fit. To finish it off the body grip tool has a stylish Pro-Line custom paint decal.
Following a first release of basic colours, Pro-Line have now twelve more colours to choose from. Developed by RC body painters for painters, the water-based airbrush paint is ultra-flexible, extremely durable and easy to use. This pre-thinned airbrush paint makes it easy to grab the colour you want and spray without the hassle of mixing – using a 0.5mm tip at 30psi. Available in single 60 ml individual bottles or 6-pack sets, the latest release includes red, orange, yellow, green, blue and fuchsia fluorescent colours as well as copper, gold, pewter, orange, lime green and white metallic colours.