Customs: Problem getting paint to adhere to rubber nosecone

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  1. SCPrime

    SCPrime Well-Known Member

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    For those who have repainted a Classics Starscream, did you have a problem getting the paint to adhere to the rubber nosecone piece? If no, then what type of paint did you use? If yes, then did you do anything to resolve the issue? Thanks.
     
  2. Chaos Convoy

    Chaos Convoy Dai Gurren-Dan member

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    Use acrylics, not enamels. Enamels don't dry on that kind of plastic.
     
  3. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    Oh lord, yech. Enamels and that nosecone rubber are bothersome as hell. Either dye or use acrylics.
     
  4. Sarrow

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    As already said, go with acrylics. I'd also wipe it down with alcohol before painting it.
     
  5. SCPrime

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    I used Krylon Fusion, which from the sound of it, is enamel based I guess. Thanks for the tips everyone (no pun intended).
     
  6. cuters

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    ya that damb nose cone acrylics paint is the way to go man.
     

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