Minor/Repaint: Custom G2 TR Shespray

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  1. SkY LINX

    SkY LINX they used a young one

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    Inspired by the Rare G2 Seaspray variant.
    Was tough working with the missus's nail polish, you only get one stroke, 2 tops.

    I was thinking of leaving the cockpit blue but thought it wasn't G2 enough and the polish actually got goopy towards the end when I did the cockpit :/

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  2. Scarlet knight

    Scarlet knight Emergency Food Connoisseur

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    I like it!
     
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    Prime Noble Well-Known Member

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    Great job. Can't believe you used nail polish!!
     
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    Lunatic Prime Former Prime

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    Cool idea and looks nice :thumbs2: 
    Is she finished?
     
  5. SkY LINX

    SkY LINX they used a young one

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    It is do able, wouldn't recommend it for the inexperienced (not that I am) for the dearer figures cause it could desolve plastic in the process (this spray was $5 and i have a spare) also paint could be or get thick, also covering details, got to use a quality, fine pigment thin paint.

    Gotta use what you have access to get that unique finish
     
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  6. Latebrus K

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    Well, that's not an approach I would have ever considered! How well does the nail polish adhere to Shespray's plastic?
     
  7. SkY LINX

    SkY LINX they used a young one

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    Quite well and durable. The solvent nature of nail polish is what helps it adhere. I have tested some on the nylony shampoo bottle like material and it scratches off even with a few coats.
     
  8. loof

    loof product that does not convert

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    I didn't now this variant existed!
     
  9. Stormvapor

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    This is a great custom mate! truly top notch, and industrious! But just be careful with nail polish, after a while it can start to crack on you (just speaking from experience)...Even with a durable clear coat. I love what you did here though, and the colour is stunning :) 
     
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    SkY LINX they used a young one

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    Crack hu, thanks for the warning, how long a time frame have you seen that happen?

    The Cosmos I did almost 2 years ago is still fine.
    Minor/Repaint: - Behold, Cosmospolitron!
     
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  11. shiftypenguin

    shiftypenguin Fancy-Pantsless Dancer

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    Ha ha, he's rocking that color!
     
  12. Stormvapor

    Stormvapor Well-Known Member

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    Stuff that I've done has had varied mileage...some not lasting a month, others, a couple of years. it won't damage the plastic, but the finish can damage. Just a warning is all, trying to look out for you and other fellow customizers :D