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  1. Tonka
    What spray paint comes closest to Tonka Orange from the 70s. Safety Orange is to bright. Wondering if Allis Chalmers is close??
  2. Other Hobbies
    How do I get a smooth finish with spray paint on wood. As a newbie I'm here and create my necessary discussion If any one have experience about spray paint on wood. I'll appreciate your opinion Please don't suggest me bulk answer! Thanks
  3. 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!!
  4. 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...
  5. Science Fiction Modeling
    What is the best spray paint for the U.S.S. Enterprise outer hull?
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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
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