Re: Airbrushing Water-Base Paints
On Sep 26, 2022, at 2:14 PM, Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...> wrote:
Those are great! You probably could sell them on Ebay (or Amazon!) to modelers -- sized for each brand. :-)
On 9/26/2022 2:08 PM, Nelson Moyer wrote:
After knocking over a few bottles of paint and Tenax, I made caddies with wide bases to hold the different sizes of paint and glue bottles I use. I drilled through the top piece, then glued that piece onto a base block. I only use Vallejo once to get the right color of red on a Cudahy reefer ends and roof, so I haven’t made a caddie for Vallejo bottles yet. Most of my painting is airbrushing in the paint booth, and I don’t use the caddies there, just when painting at the workbench. I also use a caddie to hold Micro Set and Micro Sol, which are especially prone to getting knocked over without support. The photos shows my caddie collection.
From: main@RealSTMFC.groups.io <main@RealSTMFC.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jeff Skeels
Sent: Monday, September 26, 2022 11:37 AM
Subject: Re: [RealSTMFC] Airbrushing Water-Base Paints
Thanks Nelson, that's basically, what I have been doing, but my mixing tools aren't quite as sophisticated. Actually, I have on occasion spilled paint while pulling the dropper portion off of the bottle. I'm looking at a method of mixing that avoids pulling the dropper or hand shaking. I have some thoughts on what I may experiment with and will share with the group if I succeed.
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