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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:22 pm 
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Hey Mikee

Awesome tips there mate.

This is going to be fun...

So actylic paint is the way to go then you think?


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you should start a features forum. Follow the Jez resto journey :?:

If you buy some compressors and stuff, may be interested in renting :D


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:30 pm 
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this seems to be what a lot of these folks use nowadays.
as i said 2 pac stuff is full of nasty chemicals and really you need
breathing apparatus/extractors when spraying with it.
with the waterbased acrylic you don't need thinners for thinning
or cleaning.
mike.


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:31 pm 
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Yeah defos going to do this.

Hey Mikee - would I need a larger paint gun (as in Automotive) to do a frame do you think or would I also need a smaller airbrush for fine detail?

Crikey - Id better do some research....

I use done ages ago and made a right mess of the gun with clogged paint etc. Now Im older and wiser Im sure to make a mess of things...

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:32 pm 
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Ah acrylic then is the way to go. Im used to acrylic paints in my old days of painting warhammer and also canvas painting (sad).

Water based paint is a lot easier to work with I guess and clean up with...


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:36 pm 
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Now I remember that there was a chap on here who did some custom spraying on his RTS's - I think he was a French chap. Anyone know who he is as he would be a wonderful source of information.


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it is Kris le Rouge .

send him your frame , he ll do it for you . :wink:


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Thats a thought.....

I'll track him down...


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:45 pm 
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my eldest left a load of warhammer paints when he moved out
(before he moved back in) and i sprayed some stuff on a gsxr i built
a couple a years ago, came out okay with "skull white" as a base then
others over the top
as for brushes my small badger air brush is a bit small for big coverage
but i imagine if you splash the cash you'll get a brush that will do big and
fine stuff (interchangeable points)
you could even do a base with spray cans.
but a bit of research might not go amiss
inspired to dig all this stuff out again and create a masterpiece (dahling)


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:55 pm 
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Wow Mikee you sound like you know what your doing.

Now I imagine Warhammer paint or acrylic wouldnt be that strong to hold up to the knocks etc? Again its the base coat and the lacquer I guess that would give it protection.


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