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Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« on: July 21, 2012, 02:12:12 PM »

Can anyone tell me, is it possible to thin Plastikote acrylic paint and if so, what with? Can acrylics be thinned with simple tap water?

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EDIT; D'oh! Do the acrylics only come in spray cans!?  {:-{
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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2012, 02:26:28 PM »

What sort of Plastikote do you want to thin. Do Plasticote do acrylic paint  ?
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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2012, 03:22:58 PM »

Aint Plasticote an Enamel paint ? Best avoided ?


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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2012, 04:28:10 PM »

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Aint Plasticote an Enamel paint ? Best avoided ?


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Used on all my boats, no bother, not acrylic.
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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2012, 04:39:33 PM »

OK on its own Richard.
It doesnt take kindly to acrylic though.
Halfords rattle cans (used by many) are
acrylic so Plasticote should be used in
isolation unless you need a ripple effect.

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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2012, 04:41:57 PM »

Plasticote do a clear acrylic spray but not to be used on styrene or styrofoam.

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Re: Plastikote Acrylics & thinning
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2012, 07:53:06 PM »

Hi all.

Plastikote acrylics are only in spray cans (so answered my own question  :}). Plastikote enamels are in tins.

I've used Plastikote acrylics on Drumbeat and the Envoy with absolutely no problems.
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