Re: Star Brand Paints

Gene <losgatos48@...>

I shoot straight Future on models most of the time. It can be thinned with Testors Airbrush Thinner for Acrylics. The Polyscale thinner has caused problems.

Gene Deimling

--- In STMFC@..., VINCE PUGLIESE <gigitreosei@...> wrote:


This might prove useful if you are interested in using Future:


From: Tim O'Connor <timboconnor@...>
To: STMFC@...
Sent: Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:40:37 PM
Subject: [STMFC] Re: Star Brand Paints

Since Star is similar to Accupaint, it requires a lot of thinning
and is helped somewhat by a small amount of retarder. Also it can
be very sensitive to ambient humidity and this can affect the final
finish significantly. (High humidity can result in a flat, chalky

Gene how do you spray Future -- do you thin it with something? What
pressure do you use?

Tim O'Connor

At 10/1/2009 11:53 AM Thursday, you wrote:
I have used a number of the Star colors. Most of the line that I have used dries to an "eggshell" finish. The one exception is DARK OLIVE. They sell a clear gloss lacquer that works very well. You can use Future floor wax also.

Gene Deimling

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