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On 10/20/2020 at 10:42 AM, TooOld said:

The March 1972 issue of Car Model Magazine had Hank Borger's "How-To Swirl-A-Delic" article , here's a link :


MAR 72 000

Jezzuss!! 1972!! I remember buying that issue and trying that technique. Man, i was just 13...feeling old, now....



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On 10/26/2020 at 6:26 PM, cobraman said:

Not really a fan of this swirl a delic painting . I recall seeing in all those years ago . That being said I got a bug to try it . Here is my result . As I said , not a fan but I will find something to do with it . 




If you're really unhappy with that result you could always cure that with two coats of paint,one coat of black and one coat of clear:)

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The "dipping" you are talking about is spraying different colors on top of water, dipping a model through the paint, letting the paint dry, smoothing paint with a light touch and a polishing cloth, clear coating and finish with polishing. The "film" being discussed is like a wrap, way out of scale, needs heat to conform. Ray, you may not care for the dipping method, you nailed it pretty good, and on a Stude. You guys should try it, you can come up with some really wild paint jobs.

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