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#1 charlzrocks

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 10:49 AM

Ok, what's the deal here? I would love to know the difference between the colors of Testors Silver and Aluminum paint. I was thinking that the aluminum would be a flat silver??? :(

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 11:30 AM

They look the same to me. The aluminum doesn't seem to cover very well when brushed on parts. I agve up on it and use Testor's Steel for exhaust pipes, springs, etc.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 11:32 AM

The aluminum is a semi-gloss and should have a bit more of a gray tinge to it. The silver is a gloss paint. Make sure you mix the both paints thoroughly as they will change color and start to look alike. Hope this helps.

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 04:02 PM

The aluminum is a semi-gloss and should have a bit more of a gray tinge to it. The silver is a gloss paint. Make sure you mix the both paints thoroughly as they will change color and start to look alike. Hope this helps.

Ok thanks...makes sense... B)