Customs: How many primer spray cans ?

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  1. knoted

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    I'm planning to repaint ROTF voyager Megatron and perhaps deluxe Breakaway.

    How many primer spray cans should I buy (for just Megs) ? The brand i intend to buy has 'em 400ml per can.
     
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    Uuuhhhmmmm... Hm, I'd say got with 1! Going by how big my 100 ml can of tamiya is, but 1 can at 400 ml should do well for ya., esspecially seeing how it's only a voyager and deluxe. You'll be good.
     
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    Thanx for the hint ! :D 
     
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    always hard to judge how much paint should be used, it depends on the surface area of whats to be sprayed! if you think you may need more just make sure you can find more of the same paint
     
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    I personally use Krylon Fusion to prime...and paint.
    I give everything a good cleaning and a very light sanding and spray this stuf...and man that paint does not come off with anything short of a blowtorch (or alchohol)
     
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    Ok, after sanding & cleaning, I've primed my ROTF voyager Megatron with Vallejo primer today. The spray can is still far from being empty.

    This is my first custom repaint, since my handful of modelkit doings in the far past (1990)....so I hope I did a fair primer job today. I'll let this cure a day or 3 before starting base coat.

    Thanx for the suggestions everyone !
     

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