I am talking about the acrylic x-22! Tamiya's only paint lines, in all markets, are the Acrylics in bottles and the spray lacquers. Both the Whirlwind and the 190A-3 were glossed with Tamiya X-22 and matted down with XF-86. Lacquer based paints, even when cured, can be made soft again by applying more lacquer paint. I would be very very careful about applying anything other then Tamiya clear over Tamiya acylics as Tamiya seems to remain very soft. The second is after a heavy coat: the shine is deeper, and the … Acrylic: Tamiya . Each can contains 100ml of paint, which is enough to fully cover 2 or 3, 1/24 scale sized car model bodies. More info and pictures: You shouldn't have any problems, provided that as mentioned above, you leave sufficient drying time between coats. but all of them dissolve a dried Tamiya base coat. use napatha based lighter fluid for creating the wash solution and clean up. Gloss Coats: Tamiya Clear Gloss Acrylic vs. Future/Pledge Floor Polish. Shackletons, Shackletons and more Shackletons. Does anyone see any issues with this? Our community is FREE to join. TIA John Carr It's easy! Optional: Decant TS-13 clear into your airbrush and spray 2 mist and 1 wet coat. Amazon.co.uk: tamiya clear Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. Hope this helps anyone who wasn't sure about these Testors products. For Polycarbonate applications please use Tamiya PS spray paint. Anyone here use Tamiya X22 as a gloss cote before applying decals? This protects the layer of paint and provides a smooth surface for the wash solution. Final polish with Tamiya Finish Compound. 1-16 of 49 results for "tamiya clear coat" Skip to main search results Eligible for Free Shipping. Wrapping up. Some acrylics work differently to each other. Color sand dried finish with Micro-mesh emery cloth system. Hornets, Take that little extra time and try it out first. To assess how coats of both Mission Models Primer and Paint, react to taping and over-spray, horizontal strips of Tamiya tape (taken straight from the roll–no finger oil) were placed 1cm apart on the test sheet as shown in the photo below. The problem I've had with X-22 is that it takes a very long time to really cure (maybe 5-7 days) and I get the same performance with gunze sangyo acrylics as well. The first step is to gloss coat the surface. All used Mr.Color thinner. The entire X/XF range is duplicated in enamels, but these are not available in all countries. Reference database, color charts and stash management for all the colors from Tamiya And because I'm inclined to put decals over windows when I'm designing a livery, I even spray the windows with TS13. 02-24-2010, 11:02 AM . Reference database, color charts and stash management for all the colors from Tamiya. Ross is right. Not sure if this applies as a rule. For best results allow up to one week. I apply the Tamiya acrylic base coat, let it dry, then apply a pledge floor polish coat to help protect the paint and make panel lining easier. I ALWAYS use Tamiya TS13. The more you add, the flatter it gets. I know that Testors Dullcoat works, but I've never tried Tamiya's clear sprays. I’m trying to be more careful since the gloss coat I used(Mr.Hobby Color Acrylic Clear Gloss) ruined the camo on my current model. It is painted with a Tamiya Flat Green from a spray can. I've also used Testor's Spray clear coats over Tamiya acrylic paints with no issues. You don't need a lot of clear to protect the base coat from the wash. You said it's Tamiya x19 which I thick is acrylic. Acrylic latex paint is an acrylic finish, but it won't soften when you spray lacquer on it. Paints. Paint list of Tamiya. I need to put on a glossy clear coat, to put the decals on. If metalic, cover with clear. Save Share. Browse our wide range of Tamiya Clear Acrylic Paints available to buy online at Wonderland Models. Yes! By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. If it's Tamiya paint in a spray can (eg. Tamiya doesn't make enamels, which is the problem. July 30, 2015 in Paint. I'm not sure what it'll tell you though, beyond the fact that it works! Enamel. I paint with Tamiya or Gunze acylics when it is dry a follow up with a coat of Tamiya clear and when that is dry a coat of Pledge acylic floor wax no buffing necessary, I get wonderful finishes. X- 1 Black. Can I spray Testors dullcote over it to seal it before detail painting? 670 177. A good substitute for scrap is a glazed ceramic tile or a piece of heavy glass. Quote; Share this post. So far, everything I've heard about them has been negative. Thank you very much. Make sure that you clean your airbrush thoroughly as it sets like glue and being clear is difficult to spot. Ufortunately, this is my first model, and so I dont really have any extra / spare plastic. Does anyone have any experience with the Model Master Acrylic clear coats? 670 177. Guys, your are all fantastic, exactly the info I needed, thanks so much, Would it be possible to add some Tamiya clear gloss to the paint when spaying.. Would this gloss it up slightly as Tamiya paint seem to be super matt and rough when dry... Just a thought, Would it be possible to add some Tamiya clear gloss to the paint when spaying.. Would this gloss it up slightly as Tamiya paint seem to be super matt and rough when dry... Just a thought. 1/48 props, WW2 & onwards. I do it all the time. Alternatively, can anyone suggest a good, acrylic matt clear coat ? I don't see the crazing problem. Each can contains 100ml of paint, which is enough to fully cover 2 or 3, 1/24 scale sized car bodies. Can you use Testors Dullcoat over Tamiya acrylics. Clear-coating over stickers. ... Clear. 1,076 Posts #3 • Sep 29, 2016. I am working on a Tamiya Soviet T34/76. I know many of you use the Future/Tamiya Flat mix for your final coats and swear by that for long term quality of finish. Once again, best to test it on scrap first. Hi Since you like using Tamiya acrylics, Tamiya launched XF-86 Flat Clear in their acrylic mini range - 10ml bottles. Acrylic. Look up his work and you will not find a better gloss finish anywhere. Ultimately, opt for the least reactive choice. Ultimately, opt for the least reactive choice. The first is after the first coat of lacquer: note that it’s fairly shiny, but is hazy and shows a lot of orange peel effect around the point light source. Hi-Fi Thanks. Can Tamiya clear lacquer sprays be used over acrylic paints, their own in particular? I'll be detail painting the pit with Model Master enamels and acrylic's. Several light coats will make Tamiya MUCH happier than a few thick coats. Each bottle of the Tamiya Acrylic Paint Series contains 23ml of paint. But if Tamiya came out with one, it might be different, and I, too, took Mesh at his word. Only issue I have ever had was using testers gloss clear out of can last winter. I'm not 100% happy with Future. I've been trying to find some way to clear coat over the decals for over a week. It is a multicolour paint job with Xtracolor and Revell gloss enamel. While I don't remember all the details, I can recall that I allowed the acryl to cure completely, like for days, and applied the overcoats in thin, quick dry coats. Since switching to x-22 I have not had any problem with micro sol or set damaging the clear coat. Model Masters Ultra Gloss Clear Coat over Tamiya Flat Acrylics? It is a flattening additive to add to their gloss clear coat. $10.50. View our, Tools, Techniques, and Reference Materials, From: Peoples Socialist Democratic Republic of Illinois, From: Glue and paint smeared bench, in La La Land. Motorbikes However, I was concerned that even after applying the final flat coat, the areas which had future applies would look different. Not gloss medium. X-19 Smoke. It isn't unusual to clear-coat an acrylic paint finish on a metal surface, such as on an automobile, with CAB-acrylic or acrylic lacquer. I have read many articles on weathering using paints to simulate the rust look, but nothing looks better than using actual iron oxide as my rusting agent. They make acrylics, yes. Thank you, Carlos PS. I've never tried it since I still have enough PollyScale flat coat but once I've run out of PollyScale will give XF-86 a bash since I also you Tamiya acrylics. Acrylic: Tamiya . This item: Tamiya America, Inc Acrylic X11 Gloss,Chrome Silver, TAM81011 $5.70 Only 9 left in stock - order soon. I have only sprayed it over Tamiya paint so far though. I thought maybe a light 'dusting over' with the Tamiya clear flat might at least make the grey tinge disappear. NOTE: TAMIYA TS paint is not designed to be used with clear Polycarbonate/LEXAN R/C body shells. I need to put on a glossy clear coat, to put the decals on. Make sure to test clear coating over decals before applying to a finished project. This is the place to get answers about painting, weathering and other aspects of finishing a model. MPWR. Hornets TAMIYA 87131 Panel Line Accent Color Black For Plastic Model Kit 4.8 out of 5 stars 1,875. Same thing with their gloss paints. That's why the Scale Modeling Gods (Murphy and Associates) gave us paint hulks……. Be Safe ... Order Early. The whole "testing for compatibility" is still a good habit to get into, though, don't you agree? Clear Coat for Tamiya Lacquer Posted by PorscheDreamer on Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:34 AM Hi guys, my current build is the 1:24 Tamiya Porsche 911 Turbo ‘88, which I have painted Tamiya Gloss Aluminum TS-17. Could I just try it on the spru from the model? Each can contains 100ml of paint, which is enough to fully cover 2 or 3, 1/24 scale sized car model bodies. Once the primer is fully dry, it serves as an efficient undercoat for almost any paint alternative. The eyes were masked off and got a glossy coat using Tamiya X-22 "Clear Gloss" applied with a brush. There is one concern about spraying a lacquer paint over a lacquer paint. I personally love testors dullcote, and i dont mind the smell, but if you want something friendlier, tamiya will work, just takes some pratice to get the right mix of flat base and clear. ... Tamiya X22 clear gloss acrylic as gloss cote IPS Theme by IPSFocus; Language . As I say its no definitive statement but I would test it if applying over Revell gloss enamel (matt colours were fine and did not craze on my other builds). My favorite clear flat coat is Poly Scale acrylic flat. I've never tried it since I still have enough PollyScale flat coat but once I've run out of PollyScale will give XF-86 a bash since I also you Tamiya acrylics. Jul 7, 2016 #2. Make sure to test clear coating over decals before applying to a finished project. Hi Since you like using Tamiya acrylics, Tamiya launched XF-86 Flat Clear in their acrylic mini range - 10ml bottles. NOTE: TAMIYA TS paint is not designed to be used with clear Polycarbonate/LEXAN R/C body shells. But it will depend on the flatness and roughness of the underlying paint. Then, you're going to take any part that will rub (joints, places where resin edges touch) and cover them with GLOSS VARNISH. Amazon.co.uk: tamiya clear paint Select Your Cookie Preferences We use cookies and similar tools to enhance your shopping experience, to provide our services, understand how customers use our services so we can make improvements, and display ads. FWIW I used two coats of gloss to get what I thought was a decent surface for decalling. Clear-coating over stickers Sign in to follow this . I am working on a Tamiya Soviet T34/76. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. Therefore, following the painting of the entire assembly, details can be added or picked out using enamel and/or acrylic paints. I use TS13 on any acrylic colour coat from water based acrylics to solvent based acrylic lacquer. Enamel will go over Acrylic but not the other way around. I thin it roughly 60/40 with mr levelling thinners. If you clear within 24 hours of applying the base coat there is no need for sanding unless you get runs. Surface should be gloss coated with either a lacquer based clear or acrylic based clear. Followers 0. I tend to use GS Thinners for Tamiya paint as well as GS own as it works well, but being solvent based it is not as friendly as Tamiya's own. Run in circles, scream and shout. The spray paint is extremely useful for painting large model surfaces. Did i mention i like Hornets? However, in this day and age, different lacquers may use entirely different solvents (which is why lacquer thinner is a blend of solvents), so one lacquer may not dissolve another. Testors Acryl paint over Tamiya acrylic...Does this work? I dont know Tamiya stuff and so many different products appear on the  market. Searching for "lexan clear coat" returns a lot of hits with motorcycle helmet visors treated with something called "Hi-Brite" but I haven't been able to source that yet. List of reasons you might want to clear-coat over decals: It’s a safari vehicle or mud-bogger and you’ll be driving it deep into the mud daily, then clear-coating could add a second layer of durability. Each of the exposed strips of Model Missions tan primer/khaki paint were then over-shot with a different type of paint. Make sure to test clear coating over decals before applying to a finished project. I just wipe on a generous coat with a cotton ball and apply a second coat after the first coat dries thoroughly (about 8 hrs). I sprayed as I usually do and whilst it went fine over the Xtracolor it crazed the Revell gloss enamel. Tamiya acrylics, depending on … Tamiya spray paints are not affected by acrylic or enamel paints. And yes, get an airbrush. Wouldn't want to muck up things in the end. I have used Tamiya X22 clear on my last two builds with excellent results. Instead, the lacquer remains on the paint as a surface coating. I use Gunze Sangyo water based paints for the base color coat if GS has the color. Usually goes on fine with no reactions to any paint. Tamiya TS-94 (Metallic Gray) expands the Tamiya brand of plastic model paints to over 90 colors with this new addition! There certainly is a cost difference. Paint list of Tamiya. Ross Martinek Tamiya or Gunze (10) 10 0.50 Model Master (14.7~15) 15 0.750 ... the ideal pressure is down around ~8-10 psi (more on this in a future article). Hobbylinc carries 8 tamiya top coat / clear or tan hobby and model acrylic paint at discounts up to 86%. I have used Future floor polish for years to gloss coat my airplane models. The Tamiya range of Acrylic paints in either Gloss, Matt, Semi-Gloss and Metallic come in handy 10ml bottles of paints for hobby use are made from water-soluble acrylic resins and are completely safe. Just spray light coats and slowly buildup the top coat. Tamiya spray paints are not affected by acrylic or enamel paints, therefore, following the painting of the entire assembly, details can be added or highlighted using enamel and/or acrylic paints. I just tried using Tamiya Clear Acrylic as my gloss coat. That worked great because the wash didn´t dissolve the base coat. I've personally found enamels will fry or at least damage water based acrylics like Tamiya. Makes the XF range go on much smoother. A little strangeness, now and then, is a good thing…. Tamiya Flat Clear Coat TS-80 (for final finish). Therefore, following the painting of the entire assembly, details can be added or picked out using enamel and/or acrylic paints. Tamiya 80019 10ml (Bottle) + Stash. Britmodeller.com Use Tamiya clear coat Don't use Tamiya clear coat Use Johnsons Klear Don't use Johnsons Klear Use Mr Top Coat ... Tamiya TS13 over water-based acrylic. The paint covers well, flows smoothly with no blushing or fading, and can be blended easily. If you are to attempt the clear coating procedure always test, test, test! You're getting a pretty much standard reaction to putting an enamel clear-coat over acrylics. I sprayed as I usually do and whilst it went fine over the Xtracolor it crazed the Revell gloss enamel. 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