Customs: Painting Transformer Figures

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  1. Jont828

    Jont828 Well-Known Member

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    I went to ACE Hardware and Walmart and picked up some paint. I got some Testors at Ace, but they only had the enamel kind and not the Model Master Acrylic. I found a generic acrylic paint brand (Waverly, I think) at Walmart. Which should I go for to paint my TF figures with? Thanks!
     
  2. Yaujta

    Yaujta Breadchildren. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Oh god, stay away from the generic acrylic stuff from Walmart. That stuff is only really good for wood or scenery.
    Some acrylics are good if properly cured and with a coat of sealant, but for good coverage and durability, lacquer paint is awesome.
    Honestly, I used acrylics almost exclusively up until recently, having a background in miniature painting and airbrushing. Now that I've used lacquers, I truly prefer them for the durability alone.
     
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    marvel b Bearer of the Matrix of Smash

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    i second this.....they are aweful in the maximum level for figures
     

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