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Matt,

 

SUPERB Tutorial ..

 

Thank you for sharing your work  technique and DO 's and DON'T s.

 

Nice of you to take the time and effort to do this for everyone. Appreciated it 

 

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Hi Matt 

 

ive been building on and off for some time  mostly due to product availability I do not have the zero plants available and used what I can get. Can you give me some tips using Tamiya paint what would be the best for painting the body our local store stocks enamel acrylic and a very limited on the spray cans from Tamiya. Please help  

 

Great tutorial by the way 

 

Thanks 

 

Neill 

 

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Thanks, Neill! I’ve never tried using regular Tamiya Acrylics (the ones in a glass pot) for bodies. If you can’t get the range of TS-xx sprays and primer locally, I’d try the closest auto store. First, Halfords white or grey (or brick red) PLASTIC primer, lightly wet sanded smooth with 1200 grit wet and dry. Follow with light “spatter” coats of regular car touch up paint (don’t try to do wet coats) until solidly and evenly coloured. Let dry and cure in the airing cupboard a few days, then polish with Meguiars “Scratch-X”(also to be found in Halfords, with wax and shampoo). As with all methods, best to try on a junk model or better yet plastic spoons before applying to your latest WIP...

 

All the best,

M.

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