Brandon Perlow (nurbs@pacbell.net)
Mon, 01 Jan 2001 19:56:47 +0000


ive had bad luck with the white paints of tamiya...
I would probably use tamiya for airbrushing instead...
Omotai wrote:

> 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
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> > 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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