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help please: info on painting gun mods

Started this discussion. Last reply by Athanasia Greene Apr 10, 2012. 14 Replies

i am painting my gun mods, and am wondering what types of paint would be best to use, when painting, like acrylic, or krylon fusion, etc.... where can i get them? like home depot, lowes, etc..... are…Continue

hope someone get help me with this

Started this discussion. Last reply by mike bain Feb 24, 2012. 7 Replies

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Professor Pat replied to mike bain's discussion help please: info on painting gun mods
"I used the brass and off gold one and they seemed to do pretty well. I did also hit everything with a bit of a light sanding to make sure that the paint would hold. My friends and I used alot of model paints to get the details on some things because…"
Apr 10, 2012
Professor Pat replied to mike bain's discussion help please: info on painting gun mods
"i used primer on almost all my stuff. I find that the rustoleum hammered ones look very timely."
Apr 10, 2012
James Penny replied to mike bain's discussion help please: info on painting gun mods
"As an airbrush artist and small time custom painter, I have found some ways of preping plastic for paint that seems to work well for me.   First off, a paintjob is only as good as the surface preparation.  This means what we would normally…"
Apr 4, 2012
Kitty MacDowell replied to mike bain's discussion help please: info on painting gun mods
"I've used clear Nail Polish to seal rub-n-buff because I worry that even with the wax seal, a good swipe of nail or heavy cloth can wipe the finish. Hence my issue with using it over large pieces. I must note, however, I've never…"
Apr 4, 2012
Kitty MacDowell replied to mike bain's discussion help please: info on painting gun mods
"Oh yes! I love Rub-N-buff. However, I only use it for small projects because I find it difficult to manage over large surfaces unless you seal as you go.  I am a HUGE fan of enamels- specifically Nail Polish. It's a permanent paint, you…"
Mar 26, 2012
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help please: info on painting gun mods

i am painting my gun mods, and am wondering what types of paint would be best to use, when painting, like acrylic, or krylon fusion, etc.... where can i get them? like home depot, lowes, etc..... are they spray paint, or can i get them in brush on, should i use a primer first, etc..... please help, please suggest, please tell me what you use that works, and the procedure you use to paint your gun mods, i want this to last and not peel first time used or shownSee More
Feb 25, 2012
mike bain replied to mike bain's discussion hope someone get help me with this
"thank you, i like alittle fun, and i have to say thats fun and funny"
Feb 24, 2012
Dr. Fidelius replied to mike bain's discussion hope someone get help me with this
"The fees assessed by the World Steampunk Council are very reasonable, and help to partially offset the expenses run up by Her Majesty's Royal Colonial Steam Police (do you have any idea how much a good pair of Spring Heeled Jackboots costs…"
Feb 24, 2012
mike bain replied to mike bain's discussion hope someone get help me with this
"what????"
Feb 24, 2012
Dr. Fidelius replied to mike bain's discussion hope someone get help me with this
"You will need to submit any proposed name and backstory, with footnotes, to the Nomeclature Subcommission of the World Steampunk Council, to determine what fees are appropriate for your situation. A representative wil be contacting you…"
Feb 24, 2012
mike bain replied to mike bain's discussion hope someone get help me with this
"thank you, i will check them out, and i will have to think about a name for both  "
Feb 23, 2012
mike bain posted a discussion

hope someone get help me with this

Select messages to forward.Select messages to delete.Delete All i am new to steampunk, i have been thinking of outfits and such that i could go withi want to be the captain of an airship, do i just make on up and give it a name as well as giving myself a name? as well wondering if you can help mewith all that i would need to…See More
Feb 23, 2012
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good day, i am new to steampunk, and i hope to lerarn from everyone, i am here to have fun and enjoy myself

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