Danny Kim (danny@lookfx.com)
Wed, 03 Jan 2001 10:28:21 -0800


50% paint/50% thinner or 70%paint/30% thinner

Omotai wrote:

> 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
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>>>>> 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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