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How to: Paint a Scale Model with Spray cans Part 2: Color

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No that the primer has had some time to dry, it was on to the first second and third colors. In my video's I'm showing all sorts of tips and trick about model car building. I do tutorials( how to's ),model kit builds,unboxing reviews and all sorts of other scale model related stuff. If you have any suggestions or questions at all just post a comment or email me at [email protected] Also don't forget to like us on Facebook for project updates and news. www.facebook.com/thescalemodelingchannel
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xneverwalkalonex (11 hours ago)
I'm thinking of getting into model building, again, and think spray cans are the way I want to go instead of investing in an airbrush, just incase I lose interest, don't want to spend too much if that's going to happen lol. Are smaller spray cans available than the ones you're using? Like travel size?
The ones used are the smaller ones
Passion Maquette (20 days ago)
Steven C Reiter (26 days ago)
Nice Job. Tell me about the tapes and the paper that you used. Video went so fast,I could not make it out. Why re mask the interior with every newe coat of paint?
eottoe2001 (1 month ago)
Do you have any concern for finger prints leaving oil on the paint job and interfering with the paint before the clear coat?
Anton Maxwell (1 month ago)
Nice work...well done
Baby Huey Sr. (1 month ago)
Hello love your work I have a quick question how do I remove coats of clear I was trying this new clear but differently not a winner now I have way too much over clear on my car can you help me with out ruining the paint thanks in advance
pg1171 (2 months ago)
Pretty good job. You forgot to state one thing. Shake the can occasionally to keep the paint mixed evenly. It doesn't matter what kind of paint you use, or the temperature, ALWAYS keep your spray paint shaken, to keep it mixed. I've been doing this for over 40 years. Take my word for it. Otherwise, great job! Good recommendations! I also mask off the inside, to keep from overspray. Great job! Thank you! PS-glad to see you using an airbox, and gloves. Hopefully a mask too...always good to pass on good tips. Thanks again!
cdjhyoung (1 month ago)
A second hint on using shaker can paints, if you are using gloss paints, warm the can in hot tap water before using. This helps to thin the paint and adds to the spray pressure. I find I get a much finer coat of paint doing this first. You are only trying to raise the temperature of the paint from room temperature to about 106 degrees F.
Craig Westbrooke (2 months ago)
where is part 1?
On the channel before part 2
S S (2 months ago)
I am not comfortable with those drying times. I prefer to have it more cured before moving forward. Spray cans tend to dump the paint out thick and higher amounts of lacquer extend curing times since the paint dries from the inside out. If this was being done with an airbrush, the drying times would be a little more acceptable to me. Nice job though. Keep up the good work.
pg1171 (2 months ago)
I, personally, prefer a longer drying time, just to be safe. I would rather wait a whole day or two, to make sure that the paint is completely set. This doesn't work if you are on a limited schedule, but for me it works fine. Unless you are running late for a contest, I don't see the reason for the rush. I actually have one car that has been drying for over 2 years...LOL! It should be about ready to finish by now! Need to get my butt back in gear and get started back on it! Happy modelling!
Daniel Clark (2 months ago)
Just found this on youtube. Really brings back memories. Used, then, little bottles of paints or a set. I still have some scale plastic models from childhood. AMT Revell... Still in box, needing to be assembled. Big deal with kids in the 60s
pg1171 (2 months ago)
OMG! I remember those! I probably had a few. I started building around 6 or 7 yo. That was about 1970-71. I remember all of the old AMT, Revelle, Monogram, Aurora, MPC, Lindberg, and a couple others. I started out on what I think were MPC Waterline WWII snap together, ships. I wish those were still around. They were simple and still looked good, even without paint. One of my first painted models was an old Frankenstien/Graveyard model. Painted the grass on the grave plain green, and the headstone and foot markers were silver. Don't know what I was thinking....LOL! Aparently I wasn't going for accuracy at such a young age. Nowdays I'm all for being as accurate as possible, when I get into the mood to build something...smh...
Smoke Gonzales (2 months ago)
I’m new at this what do you use to hold the car.
Tamiya spray stand
Onur Soyturk (3 months ago)
Can we use regular acrylic spray paint instead of the kind of paint you used?
Lloyd V (3 months ago)
This was a lot of work and it's not that good.
Lloyd V (2 months ago)
I'm not that good either.. Just saying
pg1171 (2 months ago)
Just go slow, and take your time. You aren't in a race. If it doesn't look right to you, it's not right. Do it the way that YOU want it. That's what makes it yours. One of a kind. Don't rush. That is the most important part. You don't always have to follow the instructions exactly. Unless you are trying for a perfect re-creation. I hardly follow the painting instructions, unless I'm recreating something, and then only if it's correct. Use your references. Between your references, and aftermarket decals, you can create something truly unique! Happy modelling!
kingo fassholes (3 months ago)
Nice job. I use Automotive Lacquers. I prefer Dupli-Color Automotive Touch Up and Primer in Rattle Cans for most builds. I built two Conspiracy Theory Movie (1994 Chevy Caprice)Taxis. I used "AutomotiveTouchup" (https://www.automotivetouchup.com) Firebird Yellow Lacquer. The same used on GM Taxis. When I built the AMT reissue of the Piranha "Super Spy Car", I got the Right Color from them too. It's not the cheapest way to go, but it is the right way. That is... If your going for realism and can't get a Brand New Airbrush to work for longer than three seconds.
Scott Rider (3 months ago)
Getting a huge Deftones vibe from your background music. Wasn't expecting that.
Dragoner Productions (4 months ago)
How about I just brush that shit instead
How about, you do whatever you want.
Big John (4 months ago)
Too much wasted time on tape on and off
Daniel Clark (2 months ago)
Yeah probably had to squeeze this in with his other chores Pretty sure its something he has to do. "Damn wish I could figure a way to do this faster, all my other hard work is suffering. Im sooo behind"
Dean Cory (4 months ago)
Do you always use rattle cans? Or do you also use an airbrush?
Cake Doge (4 months ago)
Ahh that Tamiya pearl light blue should have better as a Gulf blue because Tamiya light blue wasn’t light at all
Kevin Aylesbury (4 months ago)
Hey mate love your vids mate I was wondering how u would apply the chrome body stripping to a car I would really appreciate your help I got a Volkswagen Beetle 1/35 scale but haven’t built it yet because of this reason thank you mate sorry to bother you with this thank you for sharing your knowledge and talent 👍
Check the BMF how to on my channel ;)
Johnny Ringo (4 months ago)
Awesome! Same Q as Antonia Gaspar. Where did you get the turntable stand and how did you come up with the paint booth?
Johnny Ringo (4 months ago)
Thank you
Tamiya paint stand
YoungTeeGeeTheGreat (5 months ago)
Where did you buy that stand?
Tamiya spray stand
阿凱 (5 months ago)
GAME ON (5 months ago)
No hate but YOUR DOING IT WRONG! You need to wait about 2 -3 days to paint a other color over the new painted body. Not 2 hours. Just saying bruh. Keep up the good work
GAME ON (5 months ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel Then i just did it again and instead of waiting 5 hours i waited 3 days and it came out like pofessional. But i liked this nissan silvia 🙂. How are you doing it.
GAME ON (5 months ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel I dont know. I painted my model and i tried to paint red details on it and the paint just came out wrong and the red paint made air bubbles it my work.
No hate on your comment then, but why did it work just fine if its wrong?
Jonathan Dunlop (5 months ago)
What kind of finish is that paint
Mehdi J (5 months ago)
5:56 what song is this?
Donna Bannon (6 months ago)
You make everything look so easy!
Sky Supras (6 months ago)
Great vid! Currently doing a fujimi R32 and this video helped a lot thanks for the great tips!
pierce yu (6 months ago)
Is the masking tape you can buy on hardwares good to use for thw curing paint?
GDrift (6 months ago)
Color code?
DJ_ Clark (6 months ago)
What’s the name of the song at 3:25
:o (7 months ago)
Is there a video on fixing up paint build up? I applied paint on the wheels but went too thick. :(
pg1171 (2 months ago)
ALWAYS be light with your paint. You can always add an extra layer, but removing it is a whole lot harder...and make sure you keep your spray paint, and bottle paint also, mixed. Stop spraying, give it a few shakes, and then continue. It will assure an even color. And keep it at room temperature. Paint that has gotten cold, especially if left outside in cold weather, can go 'bad'. It can bubble, or at worst, look like it has 'veins' in it. Plus, it get's slightly tacky, and is harder to remove. I live in Alabama. We have humid weather, sometimes cold winter, and it is terrible on spray paint, especially model paint. I don't have a dedicated spray area, so most of the time, I have to build models in the warmer months, and choose a day when the humidity isn't too high. If you are painting plated wheels, make sure that you un-plate them first. Just do that by first soaking them in ammonia for about 24 hours. Best I remember. That should remove any chrome plating. They should be chrome free, but still have a gloss. Apply a light coat of primer, then your final color. Your first color coat should be a light mist. Not heavy. Your second coat should take care of fully covering. Remember, always be sparing with your coverage. You have to think scale. The thinner the coat the better. Full color, but light coverage. It takes a little practice. The results are great! That should fix your wheel painting problem! Happy modelling!
Dan (7 months ago)
does this work on metal diecast cars as well?
Munkee Munks (7 months ago)
what spray booth are you using? it looks nice
Munkee Munks (7 months ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel nice. thanks!
EsThirt33n (8 months ago)
I new to this and have a simple question: acrylic paint or enamel paint? I heard enamel is bad for plastics and is better suited for metals....
Tom Dawson (10 months ago)
What's the song that's playing around the 5:30 to 7:30 mark?
Johnny Knoxville (10 months ago)
your spray technique is interesting - short bursts, i've not seen that before.
SWicegodVWlover (10 months ago)
Please answer me. I am building a model car and tamiya spray paint is expensive so I wanna buy automotive paint. It’s duplicolour paint. How can I get it to work on the body without it eating up the plastic is there a way of painting it without ruining the body? Please answer it’s important
The Scalemodeling Channel (10 months ago)
Must be a very important question to mention 2 times that its important. I dont have an exact awnser as i have never used duplicolor. Maybe they have plastic primer or something.
Regio Garage (10 months ago)
I find on a Glee market un México The Porsche 911 slant nose revell monogram any advice?
Erik Willoch (1 month ago)
Regio Garage It‘s a poor kit, and not very collectible either. If you want a slantnose 911, get the Fujimi kit, preferably the Enthusiast Model version with item number EM11. That said, even the Tamiya Snap-Loc 911 Slantnose is a better kit than the Revell (originally Monogram) kit, so whatever you do, don‘t waste your money on the poorer kit. It will only Relikt in a poor model. The only good thing about it is that it comes with the US-spec 3rd brakelight. The Fujimi and Tamiya kits don‘t.
Regio Garage (10 months ago)
It says date 1989 it's brand new cost me 10 dlls
The Scalemodeling Channel (10 months ago)
Don’t buy it ;)
KucingHitam (10 months ago)
angus L. (11 months ago)
Low quality tools, high quality product👌 cheers mate!
Erik Willoch (1 month ago)
angus L. I don‘t see a single low quality tool in the video? If you mean the Tamiya sprays, you have obviously not tried them or used them incorrectly.
Kabul81 (1 year ago)
Tamiya rattle paint levels out pretty well!👍🏻 Jman👀
APerson (1 year ago)
May I ask how sanding the primer would make it smoother?
same principal as polishing
Leyland Modispacher (1 year ago)
Just found (and subscribed) your channel. I'm having problems with my nascar diecast that the paint gets orange peels and imperfections. Suggestions or a link on best way to wet sand to get the imperfections out?
I have a couple videos on that. Check out my how to playlist
Prana Jiwandhana (1 year ago)
I've tried this method, and unfortunately the second color still managed to slip under the masking tape. How to fix the oversprayed area? Is it safe to use cotton swab with a bit of lacquer thinner? Need your advice. Thank you.
Prana Jiwandhana gently sand it with some high grit sandpaper
Kyle Sagun (1 year ago)
Hey Tom, I know this is an old video but I have a question. A while back during summer I tried to do an initial d AE86, yet the paint was really weird. The white layed down perfectly and shiny, the matte black layed down well but kindve looked a bit satin, and then the gloss black just was bubbly and did not work with the masking at all and seeped through everything. I have a feeling it was the can’s fault because I later used it on a civic model and the same happened. I think the paint may be too thin causing it to run more than normal and I believe the same happened not long ago on a Supra I was working on... (Tamiya spray cans for all, no primer on AE86, but primer on Supra)
hrsqsiest (2 months ago)
Kyle Sagun This may sound a bit odd, but your models temp can play a factor in how your paint lays down. Most paints have a temperature range you should follow, but you must take into account the temp of the piece also. If using an airbrush, an inline heater may be needed. Rattle cans can get help from being dipped in hot or cold water.
pg1171 (2 months ago)
It could have a little too thick, old paint, or cold paint. Make sure you go sparingly with the spray. Make sure it hasn't been sitting around for too long of a time, maybe 2 years. If you have paint that old, you aren't building enough! Make sure that it's at room temperature. Paint that has gotten a little too cool can, at times, bubble. Always make sure that it is well shaken and mixed. Always be light with the paint. You can always add a layer. It's much harder to remove it and start over. Good painting!
Jame (8 months ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel I have to agree... I’ve recently started using spray cans to paint my models, and every time that the paint bubbled or cracked, it was because I was using too much paint which made it go on way too thick. Now when I go to paint the body of my cars, I rewatch this video, along with the other two in the series (the prep and prime and the clear coat videos) just to watch how you apply the paint. Whenever I do that, my paint jobs come out just the way I want them. I have to thank you for these videos. They’re very informative, to the point, and have helped out me quite a bit.
Kyle Sagun (1 year ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel hm maybe, well I’m going to retry today. Thanks
+Kyle Sagun i think you sprayed to thick. I had the exact same thing happen to me on my first model 12 years ago with the same color
josemanueldsj 49 (1 year ago)
How can you tell if the primer is fully around the body of the car if the primer u used is almost the same color of the plastic?
noahmeme2 (1 year ago)
Is primer nesessay. I'm doing Ecto 1a and it comes with the red fin decals but I believe paint would look better. Would you recommend spraying it or is brush fine for that small area?
+josemanueldsj 49 by looking at it very closely
Timothy Ong (1 year ago)
Should I wetsand primer or dry sand? And also... should I wash the body after I sand?
Timothy Ong (1 year ago)
+Timothy Ong thats all up to you. As long as there is no dust on the body when painting your fine
Ken Clements (1 year ago)
Ever time I spray a car body I end up with pieces of dirt or lint in the paint regardless of how hard I try to keep everything clean. I even wash the spray cans before using them. Once I finish painting I find pieces of something in the paint. Frustrating and it really puts me off building car models.
Ken Clements the better question is. Where do they not come from. Everything is dust.
Ken Clements (1 year ago)
Thanks for the reply. I get to use a small pro paint booth with good exhaust. I make sure the entire booth is clean and I wipe down the stand with a lint free cloth. Still have pieces of something sitting on the body once I finish painting. I figure that the paint is creating a positive charge as it leaves the nozzle and the car body becomes a negative surface which attracts the pieces of crud that appear. The question is, where do they come from?
Ken Clements keep in mind. Its not just a clean model. The areau arround it needs to be clean aswell. A spray booth helps. And maybe even a container over the body while its drying. Though even actual 1:1 car painters have dust in the paint. A perfect paintjob is pretty much imposible
napadaan lang (1 year ago)
1.) just a little survey, how many models can u make with 1 tamiya spray can? 2.) does the tamiya spray stand really that useful? will the models won't stick to the surface of the spray stand when painting?
+napadaan lang 1. 1 pretty much 2. Nope. Your not painting inbewteen the body and the stanf
Andrei (1 year ago)
I bought a metalic Silver spray can paint from a store. When I tried it on a spare bumper it came out nice and smoth. But whrn I lainted the body of the car it came out very matte. Is this because of overspray? It also peels of very easly.. I kinda messesd up...How is thia fixable? Will it be shiny again if I put some clear coat on it?
+Andrei F paint is mostly matt if not clear coated. Did you sand the body and apply primer first?
Nick S (1 year ago)
Great job.
roman lira (1 year ago)
So you paint the body first then whatever else you need?
Brian.K (1 year ago)
Hey, me again😔 This time, painting the red on the car. The result was average, some places like the gap between the front bumper and the lights, bottom part of skirt didnt get the colour Also, the paint is a bit uneven. The rear has a big different comparing to the roof. What should I do?! This time I dont wanna scrap it off completely and redo everything. I am wondering should i paint one more layer which fullfill the missings? But I afraid that i will make it even more uneven and fuck up the whole thing. I am also thinking that should i just move on? And clear coat it? I am lost again... i need some help😔 I hope u read it, and if you do, sorry for asking so many questions as this is my first time painting scale model.
Brian.K (1 year ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel thanks dude. Thanks so much for the reply😍😍
Just apply another coat, with one coat its not covered, it maybe even needs 3 in total or even 4 who knows. Just apply another light coat, if its still not ok, do it again. Then it should be fine and your ready for clear.
Rick Deckard (1 year ago)
So it is okay to apply clear after only 1hr for only one color (what you said at 1:30)?
Rick Deckard (1 year ago)
Awesome, thanks for the quick reply!
Andrew Scott (1 year ago)
love putting together models and these tips are great. thank you
S.Forces (1 year ago)
Can you use this method on resin?
Daniel Hampson (1 year ago)
You. Sound. Like. A. Robot.
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Mr.Asterion Gaming (1 year ago)
what are th steps? it is not that clear
Isaac Lassi (1 year ago)
im fairly new to this and i primed my r32 gtr model with two coats of primer its been a full day and i put my paint on (gun metal grey) and the final paint is super flakey and cracked anyone know whats wrong
Isaac Lassi (1 year ago)
Collindoesdrifting it said for plastic on it i dont have the can no more so i cant say i stripped the paint and used a white instead a while back
Collindoesdrifting (1 year ago)
Isaac Lassi Cracked? What kind of paint are you using?
K3K (1 year ago)
does that ventalation system go outside the house some how? or does it filter out the smell and overspray?
The Airbrush I use is a Harder & Steenbeck 2 in 1 EVO with a 0,4mm needle attached to a EuroTech 20A compressor boosting 2,4BAR(29PSI) of air pressure through the gun. http://www.harder-airbrush.de/de/evol... http://www.harder-airbrush.de/de/komp...
K3K (1 year ago)
Ohh makes sense, thanks for the reply! Love your videos, I'm starting to get back into this and I'm buying supplies again. Any suggestions on airbrush and aircompressors? I'm not sure what a good one to get.
It goes outside.
Mj Tingzon (1 year ago)
For the 1st to 3rd coat is it the same color you used there?
Mj Tingzon (1 year ago)
Thank You!
qthenz (1 year ago)
how did you remove the wind shields and what size do you use for taping?
sirracer2005 (1 year ago)
just out of curiosity why not do a wash for the black in between the colors? would have saved time and effort of masking. just curious
Mitch Gawlik (1 year ago)
I was a little surprised at the relatively short bursts of laying down color as opposed to long, even coats. For a while I had the good fortune of having a pro painter friend do my cars. That option is no longer available to me and I'm starting up my hobby again by having to go to spray cans, so that's why I've been paying close attention to your videos.
Charles Ward (1 year ago)
what aout the emblem you sanded off. how do you sand around those if you wanted to keep it. Then what about painting the emblem. Do you use photo etch on any bodies
If you want to keep them, sand arround it. You could use PE, but that is not easy to get right. I preffer either the decals or 3d Emblems from after market suppliers like hobby design.
Adam Ewart (1 year ago)
Rather than 800 grit, a tooth brush and toothpaste after base coat and between colour coats works a treat.
Shaun Mostert (1 year ago)
I find that the Tamiya spray is better and actually dries completely compared to their brush paint.
Servan Castillo (10 months ago)
I'll be buying tamiya thanks to this!
JAckass (1 year ago)
Hello,can u help me?I'm working on my r32 and want to avoid over spraying,any tips
JAckass (1 year ago)
Eru (1 year ago)
Try Hobby Point at Bras Basah. That aside, if youre doing two tone color, try spraying a thin layer of clear coat after you masked before spraying the 2nd color you want. This gives a crisp separation between the colors.... and also to avoid bleeding
JAckass (1 year ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel well,I stay in sg(south East Asia) and am not sure if they sell primer,any well known.online seller that doesnt.scan?
It will not work aswell. So i would suggest to use primer
JAckass (1 year ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel ahh,I see,is it okay if I dont use primer
instead of spraying the lines, can i use something simpler like a Sharpie or marker?
Yes that is also an option. or paint it by hand with a brush
Davyn Thornburg (1 year ago)
Where do you purchase your models? Ive only been able to get some models from amazon because in hawaii there isnt really a hobby store here for model cars lol
Davyn Thornburg have a look in ebay. They have loads more!
lgmnow kondo (1 year ago)
would you have tried to get away with less masking if you had used an airbrush? And were you wearing a respirator?
lgmnow kondo (1 year ago)
good point...I'll check into the zero paints for my next car project.
+lgmnow kondo they are laquers. Have done that aswell(there is a video on the channel) but don't see any reason for that. The spray cans are expensive. You het less paint and are still limited. Have to do more work to get the paint. And also buy a bottle to put the paint in.
lgmnow kondo (1 year ago)
and they're lacquers? What about decanting the tamiya lacquers for airbrush use?
+lgmnow kondo i have done it already. Nothing special. But nowdays i don't see a reason to do so as i have zero paints, wich hive a lot more color options and a nicer result.
lgmnow kondo (1 year ago)
would you ever attempt a car body via airbrush with a tamiya acrylic? Or would that just be anarchy?
Captain Kam (1 year ago)
Is that tape you used for the corners the 3mm wide tape? Planning on getting some and was wondering what size you were using in the video, looks perfect.
Captain Kam i honestly can't remember. I have all the sizes available and pick wichever one works best in that moment
Grey Ghost (2 years ago)
Where did you get the stand to paint the cars or how did you make it an what did you use to make it.
Grey Ghost (2 years ago)
Ok thanks
have a look on ebay, they should have some ;)
Grey Ghost (2 years ago)
That's cool do you know where i can get one
It is a Tamiya Spray stand
Lalo Fernandez (2 years ago)
what primer can do you use?
Diego Bonilla (2 years ago)
good info but doesn't actually show someone "how to" paint
Erik Willoch (1 month ago)
Diego Bonilla: Because many years of practice can‘t be learned by watching a video. There is no shortcut to the skill level of the person in the video. Practice practice practice!
Gary Whaley (2 years ago)
I like the idea of tins for spraying, would it be ok to use car spray paints and lacquer, as long as they're acrylic?
Gary Whaley (2 years ago)
Ah! I hadn't thought about that. The flakes and pearlescence would be too big. Thanks for the tip. Might consider it for priming and flat colours then. Keep up the good work, these are some of the best videos I've seen (and I've watched a lot!)
It would, but metallic colors will be a bit rough and out of scale.
ok ok (2 years ago)
"No that the primer has had some time to dry,"
yeah it was pretty funny when i saw the desc
A.C. Jimenez (2 years ago)
Which spray can paint do you recommend that dont have any strong smell? the only place i can work on my cars is in my bedroom :(
All spray paints have a strong smell, don't paint in your bedroom!
1:24 scale u r spraying? I prefer to use this scale as it's easier to work with 👍 cool clip ✌
lordquiles2 (2 years ago)
how you avoid peel the paint after you take the masking out
lordquiles2 (2 years ago)
sorry, i didn't see the whole video before i ask.
Fimala (2 years ago)
HI The Scalemodeller :) I'm recently after spraying my Skyline R33 however I have a little problem. After painting i noticed that some places on the body I have some strange little spots. I doesn't look like dust. It is more like air bubbles. It makes terrible look on the body. Are you able to advise me what to do with it? Should I sand it down and then paint the body again, or just proceed with clear and then polishing with 2500 grit sand paper should do the job? Is there any other way to contact you than youtube?
Your sparying to thick to quickly. you can sand it down repaint.
dishchicken (2 years ago)
my testors enamel primer is sticky
Collindoesdrifting (1 year ago)
dishchicken Get some Tamiya primer instead, works wonders.
Lauren (2 years ago)
How can I avoid overspray if I don't have a ventilation system and am using spray cans?
MoD1982 (2 years ago)
I personally use a big cardboard box with a couple of the sides cut off, and spray in either the spare room or the shed outside. Shed outside, doesn't matter about overspray! Spare room, I just use masking tape and newspaper to surround the box to make sure there's no little accidents.
Tray spraying in a box. otherwise you can not avoid over spray.
joe houchens (2 years ago)
awesome video, whats the name of that string mass tape you used and where do you get it....thanks
The yellow tape is from KIP. The white tape is tamiya vinyl tape
MonteHawk (2 years ago)
Thank You! I just placed an order for one...
MonteHawk (2 years ago)
Where did you get that body support? I've been using a bent clothes hanger..
It is a Tamiya spray stand
Blake Jimenez (2 years ago)
I'm building an S14 Fujimi Kit and the front piece of the chassis wont stay in place and it tells me not to cement it, does anybody have a solution or ideas? Again, it is the 1996 Nissan Silvia S14 K's Autech MF-T Fujimi
uuhmm, cement it anyway?
Joseph (2 years ago)
What's the song at 8:55?
Initial VAT (1 year ago)
The Scalemodeling Channel im sorry to ask this question but do small parts like for example seats needs priming ?
Joseph (2 years ago)
+The Scalemodeling Channel Thanks
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Joseph (2 years ago)
+mloky sq I did but it gave me a different song
mloky sq (2 years ago)
use shazam
Arcanine Trainer (2 years ago)
Did you sand the primer with 1000 before you painted it?
Mark Forster (2 years ago)
Considering the short drying times between coats, I assume you're using lacquer rather than enamel?
I am not sure if this is laquer paint. I is all Tamiya paint form a spray can. i just followed the instructions on the can.
Fabien Schurrle (2 years ago)
can you do the same with tamiya paint from a jar with airbrush? also lac?
+Fabien Schurrle Jup
Shakotannn (2 years ago)
Any tips avoiding orange peel using cans?
+Shakotannn You cant avoid it, just reduce it. Try heating the can before painting.
Malacaco (2 years ago)
Since I'm very experienced with Tamiya spray cans, I couldn't avoid a big smile in my face when you were painting the black stripe and when you think you're pointing the nozzle in the right direction, you realize you've just painted a whole finger; happens to me very often. Happy to see it's not just me :)
Homerlovesbeer2 (2 years ago)
lol been there done that!
Big Lou (2 years ago)
1). 2 layer of base coat, 2). 2 layer of super clear coats, 3). Outline some mold lines with semi gloss black, and than 4). Wax and polishing. But you had did a great works!
Erik Willoch (1 month ago)
Big Lou: If there are visible mould lines after painting, the preperations were inadequate, and I really don‘t understand why somebody would want to outline them in black? To emphasize their own poor modelling skills?
The paint work is not finished yet. I still need to clearcoat it an polish it. Then come panel lines and window trim
Big Lou (2 years ago)
For the black mold outlines, I used Tamiya semi gloss black to look more realistic.
Big Lou (2 years ago)
You've did a fantastic job!
Big Lou (2 years ago)
Cool video though.
Big Lou (2 years ago)
I've done the same thing like what you did with a two tone colors on my last Tamiya Toyota soarer 3.0 GT Ltd model built. Lol
Big Lou (2 years ago)
What kind of sound track is that? Sounds more relaxing while working on my models.
Its all from the youtube audio library

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