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mwstratton
#1 Posted : 12 February 2019 20:55:00

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So I'm having my first go at using a PE detail kit and can't seem to get a good coat of paint to stick.

Any advice?
Mark
Currently: Soliel Royal, Deag DC-3, DeAg Ford Shelby Mustang GT 500


Prior builds: Mayflower, USS Constitution, Academy 1/800 USS Kitty Hawk, Revell's 1/48 A 10 Warthog


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On Hold: Revell's 1/48 P 61 Black Widow; AL L'Hermione La Fayette
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#2 Posted : 12 February 2019 20:58:33

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You need a metal primer or paint will not stick.Cool
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#3 Posted : 12 February 2019 21:06:56

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It also helps to lightly sand the PE parts to give the paint something to stick to.

Carl
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#4 Posted : 12 February 2019 21:08:51

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Thanks guys
Currently: Soliel Royal, Deag DC-3, DeAg Ford Shelby Mustang GT 500


Prior builds: Mayflower, USS Constitution, Academy 1/800 USS Kitty Hawk, Revell's 1/48 A 10 Warthog


Under the Bench:


On Hold: Revell's 1/48 P 61 Black Widow; AL L'Hermione La Fayette
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