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coloring white strong flexible plastic? [message #63494] Thu, 07 March 2013 22:46 UTC Go to next message
avatar peea_grow  is currently offline peea_grow
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somebody knows if its possible to colour the material white strong flexible plastic?
Re: colouring white strong flexible plastic? [message #63515 is a reply to message #63494 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 02:28 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
avatar orange3D  is currently offline orange3D
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I've tried spraying on Tamiya Grey Primer from a spray can and it seems to stick on well. Most hobby paints should then stick on to the Tamiya Grey Primer without any problem.
One thing to watch out for though, because white strong flexible plastic is flexible, the paint has to be sort of flexible or it might flake off.


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Re: colouring white strong flexible plastic? [message #63537 is a reply to message #63494 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 07:47 UTC Go to previous messageGo to next message
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Acrylic paint goes straight onto WSF without any primer needed, I've taken to using Humbrol acrylic in a spray can although diluted artists acylic works well too.

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Re: colouring white strong flexible plastic? [message #63538 is a reply to message #63494 ] Fri, 08 March 2013 07:47 UTC Go to previous message
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Well.. the materials such as HotPink, Strong, Flexible are nothing more than WSF that has been dyed.

There's a couple of forum threads that go into a rather deep discussion of the alchemy required to get good coloring.


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