Most rockets get painted with aerosol cans, but for those willing to invest in the equipment more options and better results can be had with automotive paints. This video describes the equipment and demonstrates the techniques (running time 14m).
Some links and products mentioned in the video:
- my Simple Painting video
- Evercoat Feather Fill G2 primer
- SuperFil lightweight epoxy filler
- spray gun adjustment and tips
- air pressure adjustment
- my Shop Safety video
The rocket featured in this video is my Madcow AGM-33 Pike.