Omotai (bustamanted@hotmail.com)
Mon, 1 Jan 2001 19:47:13 -0600


Do you think I should use Tamiya Flat White instead? I really don't like
using enamel...
----- Original Message -----
From: Brandon Perlow <nurbs@pacbell.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 9:26 AM
Subject: Re: [gundam] White Paint

> Yeah it sucks...
> You should use tamiya grey first to prime it.. Then use Pearl white.. I
> still dont like pearl white myself.. I prefer Testors enamel based for the
> white..They have more selections of white.. I use Testors flat light
> aircraft grey for my white.. Its a very lite greay, almost off white.. It
> has a little yellow in it to get it a worn look.. It sprays on VERY well..
> Its a good optional white for many gundams... It looks great on the
> tallgeese GPO2a and RX78.....
>
> Omotai wrote:
>
> > Hi, I've been using Tamiya Pearl White spray paint and it comes out very
> > splotchy, even after I shake it for 1-2 minutes. It takes several passes
> > with the spray paint to cover the plastic and even then the raised parts
> > (lettering) are the plastic color.
> >
> > Can anyone suggest a better white spray paint or am I doing something
> > wrong?
> >
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