Jeremy (jmw89@yahoo.com)
Wed, 24 Jan 2001 21:20:11 -0500


Well, I already have an airbrush, so I'm not going to use spray paint, and
plus, I suck at spray painting.

----- Original Message -----
From: "dave reimer" <njrotc_cadet@hotmail.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 9:12 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] A question about models

> if you use testors paint, dont get the spray paint or use it on a large
> surface.
> testors seems to feel sticky for a long time, even after its dry. as for
the
> other
> paints, i cant help much there.
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> eh.. primer, after coat....i say blah with those ideas. these numerous
> layers
> add a lot of weight to the model and might make some joints hard to move.
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> -Dave, webmaster, http://www.gundam-junkyard.net
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Doom4duke@aol.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 24, 2001 7:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] A question about models
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> In a message dated 1/24/01 5:33:50 PM, jmw89@yahoo.com writes:
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> <<Hi, I'm new to the list, but, anyway: I'm going to be getting the MG
> Kämpfer
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> kit soon, and I wondered, what will be the best way to paint it? I don't
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> mean what I should use to paint it, I want to know WHEN I should paint
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> it(should I paint it when it is on the runner? Or while I'm making it)?
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> Should I even put a primer on? I'd also like to know what color, company,
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> and type(matt, semi-gloss, gloss, mettalic)? And finnnaly, what after-coat
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> should I put on? Should I use dullcoat, semi-gloss, or gloss?
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> Thanks in advance>>
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> Ok. I usually paint it when I'm building it. There is a reason for that.
If
> oyu paint it while its on the runner,when you go to take it off,you will
> have
> to sand off the flash and the paint will be gone from that side. if you
want
> to put primer you can. I can't tell you a color,but you should use paint
> from
> Gunze Sangyo,Tamiya,or Testors. It should be flat(matt). When you put on
an
> aftercoat use dullcoat.
> Michael
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