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winterwash

March 1 2005 at 2:29 PM
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Response to White wash question...


There's also :
http://www.missing-lynx.com/articles/german/clwinter/clwinter.htm

A technique I just tried involves the use of washing powder.

- Finish your model with enamelpaints.
- paint it white with tamiyapaint. Wait until it is touch-dry (10 - 20 minutes max.)
- gently put water on the surface you want to winterwash
- put some washing powder on it and wait 30 sec - 2 3 minutes.
- rince the powder off.
You should notice that the washing powder takes the tamiyapaint away , resulting in a quite convincing finish !
Try it first on some scrapplastic.

A final technique I did involves the use of maskol or any masking agent.
- spray your vehicle in the base colour
- use a kitchen sponge and soak it (a little, not too heavy !!) in maskol.
- put it randomly on the vehicle, in places where you expect it would wear off.
- let it dry
- spray the winterpaint
- After this coat has dried, peel the maskol off. This is best done using the same sponge with some (dried) maskol on it !!

Good luck, Johan

 
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  1. your real question - Johan Detruyer on Mar 1, 2:30 PM
    1. Thanks, Johan! - Dave O'Hara on Mar 1, 2:49 PM
     


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