Customs: Can water-based paint be used as dye?

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  1. OmarJT82

    OmarJT82 Well-Known Member

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    QUESTION:

    Can non-toxic, water-based paint (like the ones found at Wal-Mart) be used to dye the parts of a Transformers figure in a hot water/acetone bath? :confused: 
     
  2. Superquad7

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    I'm thinking not, but if you have some scrap plastic lying around and want to give it a go, have fun and keep us posted with your experiment :thumb 
     
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    HONESTLY if your going to spend the money,you might as well just buy the cheaply priced RIT color dye found at most walmarts in the landry soap section.

    Using RIT colored dye isn't that hard,I've used it about 20+times myself & have had decent results.

    you could always watch a few u-tube videos showing how to use RIT color dye properly.
     

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