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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian03 Aug 2021 8:24 p.m. PST

Which metallic spray paints do you use for wargaming?

* silver
* gold
* copper
* none

Personal logo Steve Roper Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 8:55 p.m. PST

I used metallic blue and red as a base coat on some Samurai to simulate lacquered armor.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP03 Aug 2021 9:10 p.m. PST

Silver and chrome more than any other metallics.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Aug 2021 3:17 a.m. PST

Silver most frequently. Any really, including Metallic blue green, red, etc.

Personal logo Sgt Slag Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2021 6:24 a.m. PST

The only spray paints I use, are primers. Everything else is brush-on. Cheers!

Personal logo Parzival Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2021 7:53 a.m. PST

I used a metallic green "hammered" spray paint on some alien spacecraft. I thought the weird pattern it created looks sufficiently "out there" for these organic craft.

Haven't used anything like it since, though.

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP04 Aug 2021 8:17 a.m. PST

None. I now longer use any spray paints or sealers as the humidity here in central Mississippi is almost always too high.


Rich Bliss04 Aug 2021 9:00 a.m. PST


McWong7304 Aug 2021 4:29 p.m. PST

Tamiya aluminium spray is the best I've used, otherwise I'd brush paint them.

Personal logo Old Contemptible Supporting Member of TMP13 Aug 2021 10:42 p.m. PST


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