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Great cheap paint
« on: July 12, 2016, 06:20:47 pm »

Hi all I went to Hunstanton at the weekend at our friends caravan, whilst there I went into a cheap shop up there (can't remember the name of the shop but it's on the corner before the model shop) I bought a selection of paints, I tried some on some spare plastic and it seemed OK so I tried it on this kit, I'm amazed with the result, this paint is 1.50 a can, I've used no Polish and there is no undercoat (admittedly it's on white plastic so can't really say whether it's good coverage but this is only one coat) I think for 1.50 it's amazing (and there's very little smell.



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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2016, 06:29:55 pm »

It would be interesting to know whether or not this paint, once hardened off, will take varnish/lacquer with no bad effects. You could be onto a winner here Ken :-)

Regards,

Ray.
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2016, 07:45:16 pm »

It definitly looks the business! The Black would be perfect for spraying alclad metallics onto (assuming it takes properly).
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2016, 07:42:30 am »

  Interesting company:

  http://www.151.co.uk/products/

  I used to sell their products in my hardware/DIY shop. Good quality - low prices.
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2016, 08:41:42 am »

Is that a model of a Studebaker?

EDIT:
On second looks no, there is no large circular hole in the front grille. Maybe an old Volvo? the one used by the Saint, a P150 was it?

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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2016, 09:39:02 am »

Is that a model of a Studebaker?

EDIT:
On second looks no, there is no large circular hole in the front grille. Maybe an old Volvo? the one used by the Saint, a P150 was it?

Volvo P1800 is what you're thinking of
But the car in the pic is a VW Kharmann Ghia. One of my "one day" cars
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2016, 08:53:57 pm »

You are correct VW Karmann Ghia, beautiful car.
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2016, 07:03:33 pm »

It looks ok
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Re: Great cheap paint
« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2016, 07:04:34 pm »

I nearly purchased one years ago then changed my mind
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