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#1 Jantrix

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Posted 08 June 2013 - 04:57 AM

Anyone tried this yet?

 

http://store.scalemo...gory_Code=PAINT

 



#2 VW Dave

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 09:50 AM

It works great, but I've found a much cheaper alternative: Valspar 'velvet' spray paint(formerly Krylon 'Make it Suede'). It comes in several different colors, in larger cans than the SM stuff, and I get mine at my local Michaels store for about 6 bucks a can after using one of their 40% coupons.

 

I did the interior of my V-Bucket with the Krylon stuff, in 'buckskin' color:

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It doesn't photograph well, but I got a nice, grainy leather-like texture on this chopper seat by shooting Make It Suede topped with Tamiya semigloss black:

 

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 10:42 AM

I LOVE Make-It-Suede. I have a can in a beige color I've used for years. It works great for everything from crinkle-finished engine parts to Alcantara interiors. I just paint over it with whatever color I need. Good to know that it's still around for when I need to replace this can (although I've had it for ten years now!)