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  1. Enterprise D AMT/Ertl model, official paint colours

    Science Fiction Modeling
    Hey guys! Now that I know how to prepare the windows for my light up Enterprise D model, I need a refresher in what official paints to use for this model, since its been 20 years since I last built one! Does anyone have any knowledge of the correct paints or where I can find them? Thanks!!
  2. I'm a beginner and I need help!

    Military / Aircraft Models
    I'm not brand new to the model industry, but I'm not a pro by any means. I just wanted some help answering these questions (mainly about painting), so bear with me. Okay, so this is what I know. 2-3 coats of primer. (I have tamiya spray primer) 2-3 coats of paint. (I will be using Vallejo...
  3. Best Spray Paint for the U.S.S. Enterprise?

    Science Fiction Modeling
    What is the best spray paint for the U.S.S. Enterprise outer hull?
  4. Diecast Paint

    Diecast Car Customs
    Hey Guys, Just wondering if anyone has any tips on doing a quick touch up job on a diecast model? Any experience would be quite help, just to outline the do's and dont's. Thanks in advance Ron
  5. Two questions on scale painting

    The Modeling Forum
    Hi, this is my first post and I am happy to be here. I have two questions on scale painting: 1. I have heard that small scale models should use a shade darker color than the full-sized originals. Do you agree or disagree? Would the effect be significant on a 1:48 scale? 2. The full-sized...
  6. BSR paints

    The Modeling Forum
    hey all, brand new to the forum but not modelling. haven't built a model in about 15 years or so and i am looking to build a GMP 1/18 diecast/plastic sprint car model. not building a particular car, just a mishmash of "mom n pop" decals from Slixx. anyway, on to my question. i don't use an...
  7. New modeler, painting questions

    The Modeling Forum
    I'm trying to get into modeling and I was wondering when should I paint? Right now I'm doing the revell titanic, should I paint the parts while they're on the spruce? Should I cut them off the spruce then paint them? Or should I fully assemble the model and then worry about painting it? Also any...
  8. M551 Paint help

    Military / Aircraft Models
    Hey everybody it's Jake I just finished a Tamiya M551 Sherdan and I was wondering if there's any cool camoflauge schemes you guys would recommend? Thanks, Jake