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"Vallejo Still Water; spoiled or not?" Topic

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Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Sep 2017 3:29 p.m. PST

I have a bottle of Vallejo Still Water that hasn't been disturbed in a few years. Now that I want to use it again, I see a big clump of white material at the bottom of the bottle, about 1/3 of it, and the remaining two-thirds of the bottle filled with fairly clear watery liquid. They're not mixing and shaking doesn't really disturb the white substance at the bottom of the bottle.

My question is: is this stuff any good anymore? What *should* this stuff look like? I can't even recall if it was like this when I bought it, years ago. I wasn't particularly impressed by how it looked when I tied to wok with it. Maybe it's just bad?

It sure would be helpful to know before I ruin some bases with it. Thanks for your pro tips!

skipper John Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2017 5:44 a.m. PST

To answer the original question;
All of them.

Dexter Ward06 Sep 2017 8:10 a.m. PST

It shouldn't have any white in it.
I have some and it is all clear.
I've not been very impressed with it. It looks good when it goes on, but then it shrinks down to nothing.
I think clear epoxy is much better.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member06 Sep 2017 10:41 a.m. PST

Hurm! OK, thanks for clarifying this, Dexter!

PS: I have no idea why this topic got posted to all those irrelevant boards. TMP bug.

Anthropicus07 Sep 2017 12:41 p.m. PST

Water effects always have to be laid down in layers. Add a very small amount of paint to each layer and you'll get a nice effect.

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