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Offline RADIATION_STORM

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Paint
« on: January 22, 2018, 09:37:06 pm »
what is your favorite brand and why?

Offline Decoman

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Re: Paint
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2018, 01:17:05 am »
I used to have those tiny buckets of Humbrol paint, but I was using a brush at that time and I didn't like the paint. I even used a electrical mixer to try get the paint properly mixed. I was very rarely happy with the result.

Nowadays after starting using an airbrush, I basically only use Vallejo acrylic paint. Seems to work ok.

Offline TK Iain

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Re: Paint
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2018, 03:57:05 am »
TBH I chop and change to whatever I have to hand.

At this moment I'm a firm user of Tamiya acrylics.
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Re: Paint
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2018, 10:43:41 am »
I jump around a bit too, depending on what I'm building and what it calls for in the pallette. I do prefer acrylics, and favor Tamiya because they're easy to pre-thin and because I can get them from two or three places within a 30 minute drive. I try to use lacquers or other solvent based paints sparingly since I don't have a way to vent to the outside, and it gets a bit cold in the winter here in Ohio, so spraying outside is not possible.
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Offline RADIATION_STORM

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Re: Paint
« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2018, 12:15:16 pm »
i must be a dinosaur  i still use enamels

Offline Tankton

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Re: Paint
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2018, 02:12:21 am »
We must be dinosaurs. I still mostly use enamels too. I also use craft paints for a lot of things.
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Re: Paint
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2018, 09:29:11 am »
I use enamels a good bit and don't have much to say against them, except that they take a long time to dry/cure. Model Master is my preferred choice there.

For alcohol based acrylics, it's Tamiya. Haven't had much of a chance to play around with water based stuff yet.
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Re: Paint
« Reply #7 on: January 28, 2018, 01:26:03 pm »
I have a ton of Vallejo colors and some Testors Airbrush paint because it was convenient at the beginning.  Vallejo acrylics thin out really well and the colors are awesome.  Never had much lock with Tamiya for whatever reason, and I've totally gone away from enamels.
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