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  • Location Dover, NH
  • Full Name Mike Behan

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  1. irishmike added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Question about buffing metalizer paint
    I've recently got back into the hobby. I'm going to try using Model Master Metalizer (buffing) on a set of wheels. I've heard that using a Qtip or a used t-shirt works great for buffing but I have a couple questions. Do you just do the buffing after your final coat or do you do it in between coats? Also, after the final coat should you wait until it's completely dry to start buffing it or do you have to start say 15-20 minutes afterwards? Thanks for your help.
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  2. irishmike added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Metalizer - buffing wheels
    I recently got back into modeling and am working on a kit where I'm going to use Model Master Metalizer (buffing) on the wheels. Does anyone have tips or advice on the best way to buff to get the best effect? Thanks, Mike
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  3. irishmike added a topic in General   

    I just started getting back into modeling again and am looking to upgrade from using an aerosol can for airbrushing. For $200 or less what would you recommend?
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