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Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Soaking Tiger


I put Roco into Simple Green to soak off the paint.


My record is fourteen layers that I could identify on one vehicle.


There is often a lime colored or gold colored layer.


This JagdTiger had at least five layers.


It looked like it had been painted with a roller.  The paint was really thick.

4 comments:

Uncle Brian said...

14 layers! Wow - it must have been more paint than model! As to the layers of gold on old models and figures, it amazes me how often I find it on stuff I am stripping. It would seem that gold is a popular choice of colour for some painters - regardless of subject!

shintokamikaze said...

What about the glue, does it not melt?

Mike Creek said...

Uncle Brian, I have been told some people use gold as a primer because it is cheap and covers well. Who knew?
Bunkermeister

Mike Creek said...

shintokamikaze, the glue will usually hold up okay, unless it's white glue.
Bunkermeister