On Apr 13, 2015, at 4:07 AM, STMFC@... wrote:
> 4c. Re: Scale coat I problems.
> Posted by: danspachmd@... docdenny34
> Date: Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:57 pm ((PDT))
> I do know that it is still being sold, and
by "age", I should have said "shelf life".
Scalecoat shelf life has never, in my
experience, been optimal.
> I went through my Scalecoat inventory this
afternoon and found two unopened bottles,
Milwaukee Orange , and Grime, both completely
gelled and both in older Quality Craft (instead
of Weaver) bottles. I already deep-sixed a
bottle of #10 Black (gloss) after clogging my
airbrush like it had never been clogged before
(my fault for not detecting the gel lurking in
the depths of what seemed to be a good mix).
Not unusual, Denny. I refuse to use paint that's
gone to that condition; too likely to make a
mess on the model that's difficult or impossible
to correct. Paint is cheap compared to models
and my time invested in them. Same reason I use
the manufacturer's thinners...they're expensive
little bottles in and of themselves but cheap
insurance compared to a wrecked model or gummed