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post #11 of 24 (permalink) Old 01-22-14, 12:42 PM
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I'm not convinced about car primers. They seem to be a little too thick for my preference. I think they are designed to cover imperfections and not shrink over details in the same way that modeling primers works.

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I'm not convinced about car primers. They seem to be a little too thick for my preference. I think they are designed to cover imperfections and not shrink over details in the same way that modeling primers works.

Do you just use the likes of army painter then or GW?
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I'm not convinced about car primers. They seem to be a little too thick for my preference. I think they are designed to cover imperfections and not shrink over details in the same way that modeling primers works.
well i should have mentioned in my post that you should ofcourse do a test spray when buying anything spray related before you let loose on a model, personally i have not had an issue with car primers but then again i have been using them on and off for many many years and before GW came along with there own thats all we had or a brush and smelly primer.... anyway the key is to do it gently and dust the model not flood it, i have seen plenty of folks fuck up models with thin primer as i have with GWs own blend, the key is little and light and test before you commit.



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I'm not sure if Krylon is available in the UK. You could head over to their website and see.

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Sorry Krylon is Canada and US only. Maybe amazon would have a seller for it but the shipping cost and time for it would be ridiculous. You be better off getting an airbrush in that case.

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Sorry Krylon is Canada and US only. Maybe amazon would have a seller for it but the shipping cost and time for it would be ridiculous. You be better off getting an airbrush in that case.

No worries buddy thanks anyways
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That's too bad. I have been using Krylon for years. Best aerosol primer on the market imo.

I may have to try one of the liquid primers Jacobite listed above, I have an airbrush that is woefully underused and my wife complains about the aerosol fumes (not sure she will be much happier with my air compressor, but that is just noise and I do most of my painting while she is out of the house.)

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Do you just use the likes of army painter then or GW?
I've never used army painter, but I may give it a go. The thing is GW is so readily available I don't see any problem using it. The amount the figures actually cost, the extra expense of the spray is not really a problem.

I have used Plasti-coat with mixed results. The black is passable, but the white is pretty poor and tends to obscure detail even when applied lightly.

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@Loki1416 How is that primer working out for you?
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@Jacobite The ease, no mess, no smell of it means that I will never use a spray can again. I bought 200ml of white and black (havn't tried the white yet) and I have a feeling that it is going to last a very long time. This is something that I would recommend to everyone who has an airbrush to try out. Seriously, I've gotten some great coats of prime laid down with a spray can. But the coat that I get with this stuff is beyond compare.
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