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    Quote Originally Posted by Gunpla.newb View Post
    It says bright coat finishes are not recommended but the can is labeled bright coat finish 😂. Is this like a metallic clear? Or is it an actual metallic paint?
    Metallic paint

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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    Used Krylon premium chrome spray can with a Tamiya Metallic blue and metallic red spray. Ran out of the red spray so I switched to clear red handbrushing and it came out very good!

    Couple of spots that chipped. But will touch those up and top coat more thoroughly.







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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    What are you using to post your pictures? It might be a simple as doing a quick edit before you post them. Like if you are using photobucket you would just need to go in and rotate the picture before you post.
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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    Quote Originally Posted by gundammonkey View Post
    What are you using to post your pictures? It might be a simple as doing a quick edit before you post them. Like if you are using photobucket you would just need to go in and rotate the picture before you post.
    I am just posting directly from files on my computer, which are not rotated to the side, they only show up like this when I attach them. I will try photobucket.

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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    Heck if you are just taking them strait from your files, rotate one and post it ans see if that works. But photobucket will give you those nice full page pictures so you don't have to "click" on the thumbnail to see the photo.

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    They look great from photobucket. I see you re-posted some of them but some of them did not go threw
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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    I've noticed a lot of times that if I take pictures with my phone, sometimes on my camera, they show up as being rotated on their side when I open them in Windows. I just use the Picture & Fax viewer to rotate them, and then they show up correctly elsewhere.
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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    Can Mr Color aqueous paints be handbrushed, or do they look terrible? (Also, which is a better thinner for them: water, or 91% alcohol?)
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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    what is the best way to remove tamiya flat top coat?

    i soaked my rg 0 raiser in isopropyl alcohol ang it wouldn't come off, but the coat flakes when i try to lightly scratch it with my finger nails

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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    Dear seniors,

    I am completely new to painting gunpla and i'd like to give it a shot,

    anyway, i've watched a lot of tutorial videos and come down to a 4 steps method
    that i'll be testing on my first project.

    STEP 1.Base coat paint with TAMIYA spray can
    STEP 2.Flat clear top coat with TAMIYA spray can
    STEP 3.Detail painting with fine brush with TAMIYA Acrylic paint jars
    STEP 4.Remove excess paint/error using TAMIYA acrylic thinner

    Question kick in on STEP 4, i bet you're definitely gonna make error and paint over the lines
    during detail painting,

    if i use TAMIYA ACRYLIC THINNER to remove the excess/error painted areas, would it strip
    my top coat and also base paint in the same time as well?
    (considering TAMIYA spray can/top coat is acrylic base)

    Your feed back and advise is greatly appreciated, thank you seniors.

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    Re: Paint/Topcoat Thread. This is where to ask questions. NOT new threads.

    i managed to get those pesky topcoat
    soaked in isopropyl alcohol then used a toothbrush to scrub 'em off, then wiped off the remaining topcoat


 

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