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Postby Doubledealer93 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:01 pm

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hey, i need some help asap with this, lately while i have been painting my paint has been acting weird. when i do brush strokes the paint flakes in with the wet paint and gets little flakes of paint mixed in with the wet paint makiing the TF look horrible and bumpy. what is happening to my paint and how can i fix it? its like it is drying as soon as it comes out of the bottle.
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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby BeastProwl » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:36 pm

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Maybe it's drying as you stroke? I Have no clue, I JUST Got into painting, literaly like a day or so ago, and have only painted Topspin's Mullet blue. I have no clue as to what's going on, hopefully someone with more experience can shed some light on this situation.
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Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:50 pm

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The only thing I can think of is either the paint hasn't been mixed together correctly or the brush hasn't been clean between paint apps, which means that already dried paint in the bristles of the brush works itself free when you start apply new wet paint. This has happened to me a couple of times and if your painting directly from the paint pot, that can become contaminated also.
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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 3:52 pm

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well someone on the boards here said there is not enough thinner in the paint and that the thinner evaporated out of it and that adding more would help, im currently testing that theory :-(
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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:13 pm

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Doubledealer93 wrote:well someone on the boards here said there is not enough thinner in the paint and that the thinner evaporated out of it and that adding more would help, im currently testing that theory :-(


Yes, that should work, thinners is great stuff.
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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 4:21 pm

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MightyMagnus78 wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:well someone on the boards here said there is not enough thinner in the paint and that the thinner evaporated out of it and that adding more would help, im currently testing that theory :-(


Yes, that should work, thinners is great stuff.


in fact its getting worse, the paint is very sticky and is turning into globs and not going on evenly at all

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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:04 pm

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Doubledealer93 wrote:
MightyMagnus78 wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:well someone on the boards here said there is not enough thinner in the paint and that the thinner evaporated out of it and that adding more would help, im currently testing that theory :-(


Yes, that should work, thinners is great stuff.


in fact its getting worse, the paint is very sticky and is turning into globs and not going on evenly at all

here is the paint apps
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That looks awful! Usually thinners make the paint thinner (obviously) or runnier, not globy, so it should have the opposite effect. Maybe add more thinners to the mixture, however it does need to be mixed thoroughly though.
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Re: i have a problem, need help asap!

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 5:58 pm

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yeah, i got pissed and got new paint. but it still happens with my other paints. now to remove the ruined paint apps -__-
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Re: i have a problem, need help

Postby Doubledealer93 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:06 pm

Motto: "A logical mind is a healthy mind."
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well, i found the problem, the brush i was using was very old and as soon as i switched brushes it stopped.
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Re: i have a problem, need help

Postby MightyMagnus78 » Sat Sep 10, 2011 7:14 pm

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Doubledealer93 wrote:well, i found the problem, the brush i was using was very old and as soon as i switched brushes it stopped.


Pleased to see you got it sorted mate.
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Re: i have a problem, need help

Postby gavinfuzzy » Fri Sep 16, 2011 8:59 pm

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That would still make a cool battle-damaged starscream if you dint get the paint fixed :lol:
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