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Warbird Makeover – Expert tips to make your ARF extraordinary!

This stock Corsair is best described as BLUE! When it comes to standing out on the flightline, a new paint job is a great way to minimize the “sameness” that is the negative of most ARF planes.
Almost-ready-to-fly planes are a valuable commodity in a marketplace with a shifting demographic; lots of new fliers may never have gotten into the hobby otherwise. So, what, if anything, are the drawbacks? Not many, except for the sameness of ARF planes! If you’re like me, you want to make your scale ARF just a bit more “yours” without investing a lot of time and money. Follow along for tips and tricks to turn your “ordinary”...


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Warbird Makeover – Expert tips to make your ARF extraordinary!

Article in December 2022 Issue

ON THE COVER : Learn how Matt Balazs created the impressive all-metal finish on his CARF-Models F-100D without painting the entire airframe in this issue's Gallery. (Photo by David Hart/

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