Customs: Question about Future

Discussion in 'Creative General Discussion' started by mampy, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. mampy

    mampy Movie-Accurate Mampy

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    Considering the lack of good hobby supplies in my area, can future floor polish be used as a sort of primer? I'm using acrylic paint by the way...
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I doubt it... Future is a high-gloss liquid acrylic... If you want a primer, use something like white Krylon (should be available at Walmart and the likes)
     
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    Automotive primer cant be beat. Should be able to find it in spray can form in any auto repair shop.
     
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    IMO, Krylon Fusion = the best primer (for this field)

    $3 a can and it's got a variety of colors. Krylon makes top notch sprays.
    I use flat or semi-gloss black in most cases
     
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    you can use it. If you absolutely have to though, coat it then rough it up with some sandpaper, fine gritsothe paint will stick. You using it on a red figure?
     
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    That's what I use and I can get it in white, light grey or dark grey.
    White automotive primer kicks ass!
     
  7. mampy

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    Thanks guys! I was just wondering if I could get away with just using future, to keep my expenses down.

    Err.. I was going to use it on red parts of a figure.. does it make a difference?
     
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    You may want to use the auto primer then so the red doesnt bleed through. And I mean like 1000 grit or better and lightly sand it so the paint can adhere. I have used it before because I had no other choice at the time.
     

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