Customs: Can LEGO bricks/parts be color-dyed?

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  1. OmarJT82

    OmarJT82 Well-Known Member

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    Does anybody know if LEGO bricks/parts can be color-dyed with the same rules/techniques that apply when color-dyeing certain Transfomers parts? (You can only dye parts to a darker color than their current color, white can be dyed to any color, etc...) :confused: 
     
  2. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    I believe the bricks can be dyed, and yes, using the same techniques as TFs. I'm not sure quite how well Lego plastic takes the dye - you may need to let it soak longer than usual - but I'm pretty sure I've seen it done.
     
  3. aurascope

    aurascope Kitbash Resource Indexer

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    Ebay:
    go to bricklink.com to buy all the colours you need. much easier.
     
  4. Ramrider

    Ramrider TF Art Lad

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    Might be valid assuming they produce the exact colours he wants. They may do a lot of colours, but there's still a limited range.
     
  5. Satomiblood

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    Go for Krylon fusion or dye jobs if you're aiming for durability. It's easier to buy certain parts that are already cast in the color you need, but it's very basic.
     

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