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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:21 pm

Non GW undercoat spray

Hello all

So I've finally used my last can of GW black undercoat spray. Now that I've been freed from the shackles, I was wondering what the recommendation for normally priced spray products suitable for little lead soldiers might be? I'm based in the UK.

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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:23 pm

Re: Non GW undercoat spray

I use dark grey auto primer from the hardware store...$3 A can.

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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:26 pm

Re: Non GW undercoat spray

Hey,

A fair few years ago i worked in Hobby Craft and they had a few ranges of spray paint i tryed. I found these ones were good:

http://www.quickdrawsupplies.com/shop/1 ... tAodoVIAvw

Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, Black, White, Brown, Orange, Silver, Gold and Clear Lacquer Varnish.

They give a nice Matt finish buy can come out a bit thick if your not careful.

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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:48 pm

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I would have recommended Army Painter if my black spray hadn't suddenly clogged yesterday morning leaving me with a third of a can of paint I can't use! Either that or the propellent has run out.
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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:42 pm

Re: Non GW undercoat spray

Army painters sprays do the job very fine by me.
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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:43 pm

Re: Non GW undercoat spray

I use Halfords grey primer. They do one specifically for plastic and another for metal. No idea how much it costs in the UK but its €3-€4 cheaper than GW stuff in Ireland. Model makers swear by the stuff in the UK and I've never had it clog the nozzle yet.
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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:49 pm

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I've been using the Army Painter white with good experiences. The can's almost empty, after that I'm giving the P3 white primer a go.

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Post Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:54 pm

Re: Non GW undercoat spray

Asslessman wrote:Army painters sprays do the job very fine by me.


This is the only AP spray I've tried after many years of using GW and I've noticed from day one that the pressure behind the spray hasn't been quite as powerful as the GW cans. Maybe I've got a dodgy can? LIke I say, it's had it now though seeing as the best it can manage is little more than a wet fart.

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