Customs: hand-painting Marvel Legends

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  1. Brakescream

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    I've done a couple of TF customs, but never tried with Marvel Legends. In theory they should be easier as there's less moving parts, but I'm wary of gunking up the joints, and if the plastic isn't particularly clingy as I don't want to be piling on coat after coat.

    I mainly like to use Tamiya and Citadel paints. Would these be a good choice? and if not, what should I be using?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. jbwkkl

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    I've repainted the 6" IM3 Iron Patriot into his War Machine colors (using Rustolium brand spray paints and Testor's enamels) without any difficulty. The 3.75 inch figures always gave me a harder time.
     
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    not easier...just different! you should sand the joints first and seal the paint job in the end. tamyia is nice but there are lots of good acrylics out there.