Phil_Abramowitz (Phil_Abramowitz@email.msn.com)
Wed, 10 May 2000 06:45:45 -0700


I Second your suggestion - I use Testor's acrylic paints amost excusively.
The only exception is when I need a really bright color that they don't
make.

Phil

----- Original Message -----
From: Peter Savin <bawoo@shiporama.org>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2000 8:11 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Modelling Tips again?

> > Dang, the local hobby store doesn't sell that. They only sell the
regular
> > (X-xx) paints. Is there an internet site I can order paints from?
Anyone
> > have suggestions on brands as well?
>
> You know, regular ol' American Testors paints are actually quite good,
I've
> used them for years, and your local hobbyshop should have tons it. The
> colors tend to be on the dull side (designed for military models), but the
> flat paints smooth out nicely and dry quickly. If you get fingerprints,
> cleanup is easy with some thinner. However (heheh, I sound like a GW
> episode!), I should mention that I'm not entirely happy with these paints
(I
> primarily use an airbrush), mostly because of the dullish colors, so I
plan
> to do some more experimenting when I get to a kit I don't mind screwing
up.
> :)
>
> Peter Savin
> bawoo@shiporama.org
>
>
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