Vacform canopies

Started by Sisko, July 23, 2009, 03:29:22 PM

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I pulled an old planet kit out of storage becasue I am thinking of giving a but of a crack, to find that the Vacform canopy has gone yellow. :banghead:

I have a sharkit where this has occured as well.

Does anybody know if this yellowing can be got rid of?

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Quote from: Sisko on July 23, 2009, 03:29:22 PM

I am thinking of giving a but of a crack

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Sorry, don't know - however I'll watch this with interest because I've got an old From Sea Venom canopy that 's gone yellow, so thanks for asking the question!  :thumbsup:
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Its the result of a chemical change in the plastic and according to what I've heard in the past from experienced vac folk, irreversible.

I suppose one could say its gold-tinted ala modern aircraft. ;)
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Quote from: Weaver on July 23, 2009, 03:56:36 PM
Quote from: Sisko on July 23, 2009, 03:29:22 PM

I am thinking of giving a but of a crack

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I think he's referring to Tschiakovski's little known composition written for Le Petomaine, the Butt-cracker Tweet!  ;D
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Damn the U and I being together on the keyboard! ;D
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I don't remember you & me playing the piano??? :P
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What kit is it from?


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Quote from: Mossie on July 24, 2009, 02:54:25 AM
I don't remember you & me playing the piano??? :P

the canopy is from the 1/48th scale flitzer kit.

I don't normally tinkle on the ivories I more adept at fiddling with the flute..................I'll get my coat!
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