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Humbrol enamel primer


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I'm going to make a start on humbrol enamel that I've not used in a very long while. I've read that some use a Primer and some don't. 

If it's best practice what should I be using? 

Humbrol do an enamel grey Primer in a small pot. 

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Halfords own brand car primer and humbroll enamels thinned with standard celulose thinners .Fool proof just stinks a bit so spray outdoors if possible. 

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16 minutes ago, Darth Vader said:

Halfords own brand car primer and humbroll enamels thinned with standard celulose thinners .Fool proof just stinks a bit so spray outdoors if possible. 

Thanks for the advice 👍

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Humbrol primer works well by brush or airbrush. Thin with naptha/naphtha (lighter fluid) and you’ll get a less smelly result than with cellulose thinners. It will also dry far quicker.

 

Be prepared for two or three coats, though.

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From what I've heard and read, the thinners from Colourcoats (Sovereign Hobbies) are supposed to be very good, and naphtha based. The owner is @Jamie @ Sovereign Hobbies and will tell you a bit more about it.

 

https://www.sovereignhobbies.co.uk/collections/colourcoats-thinners/products/colourcoats-thinners?variant=32997897994324 

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