Customs: What kind of paint do you use?

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  1. prime bumble

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    Hi guys this is my first post here. I was wondering what it is the BEST paint for doing a transformer custom? What do you use on yours/what do you recommend sort of thing.
     
  2. Overhaulimus

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    I primarily use Tamiya, but when the occasion calls for it, I use Krylon Fusion to base coat the figure and then use Tamiya to do the details.
     
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    I use Tamiya also, both sprays and bottles.

    Ultimately though, you'll have to figure out what works best for you and what's most available to you in your area.
     
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    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    Extremely sound advice coming from this man right here.
     
  5. Satomiblood

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    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    Personally, I use the following:

    Testors Acryl
    Testors Enamel
    Testors Model Master Acrylics & Enamels
    Tamiya Acrylic
    Mr. Hobby/Mr. Color
    Krylon Fusion (spray)
     
  7. prime bumble

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    I've seen where some people are using "car paint" and i'm wondering if that's like touch up paint for a car u drive or if it's some term i dont know
     
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    Automotive spray paint.

    I've seen it used on Alternators. My friend Squall42080 used it on some Alt customs I've seen in person. I believe Superquad7 has also used it.
     
  9. prime bumble

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    also what brand of Future floor wax is there? is it pledge?
     
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    Yes.
     
  11. prime bumble

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    cool thanks!
     
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    I use auto paint myself, and tge stuff I use is from a body shop through a friend of mine. It's applied by airbrush. I highly recommend you look into an airbrush as well. Stay off worth an inexpensive one from testors. That's what I began with many moons ago. Man do I feel old now...
     

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