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Posted 15 January 2008 - 08:50 PM
I am fairly new to painting hard baits. Do any of you guys have a good source for for paints. Should I look into using taxidermy paint. Websites that carry paint would be great!
Thanks for the help!
Posted 15 January 2008 - 10:42 PM
Try the createx brand , if you have a hobby lobby near you they carry it , or you can try dixieart.com or even Ebay
Posted 16 January 2008 - 12:41 AM
Check with automotive body supply guys in your town!!! They have the best paint products in town normally!! And are a great source for information about how to use the products they sell...
Posted 16 January 2008 - 07:36 AM
If you are just gettig into painting baits do yourself a favor and a lot of headaches and use either the search engine at the top of the page or scroll to the bottom and look at the related posts. There are some paints and applications that react with certain clearcoats and certain little idiocincrocies that go along with them. Nothing worse than having a beautiful bait ruined at the very last stage.
You may want to do a search on cearcoats as well as paints .This is JMHO.
Posted 16 January 2008 - 10:40 AM
Make sure your airbrush has seals that are rated for solvent based paints, or plan on only shooting water based paints.
For me, water based are easier, since you don't need a spray booth and breathing apparatus, just good ventilation.
Posted 16 January 2008 - 04:18 PM
Wally world sells about three different craft paints that are acrylic and water based and are very cheap. all these paint very well as long as they are dilluted to milk like consistency with water. Hobby lobby and michaels craft stores sell creatix paints but i found they are about 2 dollars more than wally world paints and still have to be thinned. just my 2 cents and hope it helped
Posted 16 January 2008 - 08:15 PM
When a site is posted here ishows up very light and hard to read.... if at all. Here are some places... just add the www.
Some good deals can also be found on ebay.........
Posted 17 January 2008 - 06:34 AM
My set-up is an Iwata Eclipse HP-BS which is a gravity feed brush, and I spray at around 25 psi with an airbrush compressor. I never have to thin any Createx colors.
Posted 17 January 2008 - 07:27 AM
That's the way it appears to the individual typing it... If you look at it after it's posted, it shows up okay. In most applications, when you type a URL, the link appears in a different color. That very light grey color gets replaced darker blue.
Posted 17 January 2008 - 08:31 PM
A big thankyou to all of you guys for the help! Iam glad to find a site where everyone seems to get along and pass info., and not bash each other and all of us guides. (BFHP if you know what I mean)