Omotai (bustamanted@hotmail.com)
Tue, 2 Jan 2001 21:51:06 -0600


I'm sorry, but I didn't quite understand the ratio that someone gave me for
thinning for an airbrush. 5/5? 7/3? Can anyone give me another answer?
----- Original Message -----
From: Brandon Perlow <nurbs@pacbell.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Monday, January 01, 2001 1:56 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] White Paint

>
> 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
> >
> > > 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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