Well, not being an expert on sandpaper, I would recommend 220 grit, test it
out, if it seems too rough, go to a 400 grit. Those are the two grades I
use almost exclusively, except on those darn LOC nosecones, then I start
with 100 or 150 grit so they will take paint. HTH
T. E. Parson
NAR 78955 L1
PHITS Member NAR Section 565
If you can't DAZZLE 'em with brilliance, BAFFLE 'em with bullsh#t!
> > Chris,
> > I use Elmer's Finishing Wood Filler, watered down. Then I use a
> > brush to put it on, sand it, and if they aren't smooth enough, do it
> > Then a couple of coats of Krylon white primer, sanding between, gives
> > pretty good results. Hope this helps, and welcome back!
> > --
> > T. E. Parson
> > NAR 78955 L1
> > PHITS Member NAR Section 565
> > If you can't DAZZLE 'em with brilliance, BAFFLE 'em with bullsh#t!
> Tom, thank you for the tips. One more question: what grade sandpaper
> would you recommend for the tubes that come in the Estes/Quest kind of
> low power kit? I'm working the reissued Estes Mercury Redstone, and
> am worried about messing up the paper tube if I use too rough of a
> grit. I really appreciate your advice,
> Kansas City