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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => Painting, Finishing and Care. => Topic started by: spike on July 02, 2016, 09:53:02 am

Title: best primer for airbrushing
Post by: spike on July 02, 2016, 09:53:02 am
hi I am going to using  Vallejo paints is there surface primer is that ok or should I use something different
Title: Re: best primer for airbrushing
Post by: essex2visuvesi on July 04, 2016, 02:12:51 pm
Mr Surfacer is a the best I have found
http://www.modeldisplayproducts.co.uk/index.php?route=product/category&path=79_80


Or Tamiya Fine surface primer


I beleive Valejo also do their own
Title: Re: best primer for airbrushing
Post by: Brian60 on July 12, 2016, 01:02:12 pm
Vallejo do their own primer, also don't use tap water to dilute - even their modelair paint still requires some thinning for air brush use. If you can't get their thinner use distilled water as a diluent.
Title: Re: best primer for airbrushing
Post by: essex2visuvesi on July 12, 2016, 06:23:12 pm
Vallejo do their own primer, also don't use tap water to dilute - even their modelair paint still requires some thinning for air brush use. If you can't get their thinner use distilled water as a diluent.


This stuff is good
http://www.umpretail.com/collections/painting/products/ultimate-airbrush-thinner (http://www.umpretail.com/collections/painting/products/ultimate-airbrush-thinner)


I've used it with Revell, Tamiya & Valejo paints with great success


I've just seen they do a range of primers now.  Not tried them but will be ordering some shortly
Title: Re: best primer for airbrushing
Post by: TomHugill on July 12, 2016, 07:31:40 pm
Tamiya fine surface primer every day!