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Which airbrush paint do you use?

Discussion in 'Airbrush Paints' started by Blackthorne, Jun 6, 2014.


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Which airbrush paint do you use?

  1. Com-Art

    18.6%
  2. Createx (regular, AA, illustration, wicked)

    63.6%
  3. E'TAC (PS, EFX, TNT)

    16.3%
  4. Golden

    12.9%
  5. House Of Kolor

    7.6%
  6. Jacquard

    1.5%
  7. Spectra Tex

    4.9%
  8. Testor

    2.7%
  9. Trident

    8.3%
  10. Other (Faskolor, Inspire, Liquitex, Paasche, SEM, Schmincke,Tamiya, Holbein ... )

    27.3%
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  1. Strictly Attitude

    Strictly Attitude Air-Valve Autobot!

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    I like golden but not the white it has horrible tip dry if you have a good combo to get it to work I would love to hear
  2. Madbrush

    Madbrush Guest

    And this is once again spam:(
  3. Mr.Micron

    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    I took care of it:D Fried that spam up and fed it to the dogs :D
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  4. Madbrush

    Madbrush Guest

    You the man:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
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  5. Firepriest

    Firepriest Diligent Daggerstroker

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    Hi all. Can anyone tell me the difference between Wicked Colours 'Primary Set' and Wicked Colours 'Detail Primary Set'. I want to buy some but not sure which set to go for. I hope this isn't deemed a foolish question, I would just like to know.:)
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    Blackthorne Gravity Guru

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    Primary = semi opaque
    Detail= transparent

    If you want only one set ... buy detail ... you can do lot more stuff with it.
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    Firepriest Diligent Daggerstroker

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    QUOTE="Blackthorne, post: 183944, member: 4752"]Primary = semi opaque
    Detail= transparent

    If you want only one set ... buy detail ... you can do lot more stuff with it.[/QUOTE]
    Cheers Blackthorne.:thumbsup:
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  8. Jezurus

    Jezurus Gravity Guru

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    Wicked user so far, I will try some etac when budget allows
    A question, (I know, I ask too many!) How does Wicked metallics act in a .21 nozzle, and does it stay mixed well, im hesitant to try it, afraid of super clogs!!:laugh:
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    Squishy Queen Clown Slayer Mod

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    I'm guessing clog city! LOL! I think a .5 for something like that. I've used a gold once, it did go through my .35, but it didn't like it at all, and wasn't great.
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    Cpt.Nemo Gravity Guru

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    Really starting to like wicked! I like the little clicking sound when I shake the bottle, createx are too cheap to add that mixing ball. Makes me feel like a pro :p But I keep little splatters when airbrushing hair with wicked, am I doing something wrong or do I need better paint?
  11. JackEb

    JackEb The Dragon Hunter Staff Member Admin

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    Comments have been suggested in your intro thread :)
    I didn't see this first :)
  12. Greg Geilman

    Greg Geilman Detail Decepticon!

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    Well, that is the last of that. I was trying to use some of the cheap ink that I had my wife pick up for me when I first got my AB. It spittered and leaked all over the place tonight even reduced. Tip dry out of the ,,, too:(
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    I use Trident and i seem to be in the minority group. Can not understand why. For a water based paint i can not fault it. But then again i`m just a mug, and don`t get around much. Personal choice i guess.
  14. Strictly Attitude

    Strictly Attitude Air-Valve Autobot!

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    Trident has lack of US suppliers and the shipping from Canada scared me right away
  15. shirlzknight

    shirlzknight Young Tutorling

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    As a sci-fi miniature painter I started out with Citadel colour acrylics and reduced myself -with bad results, then I found vallejo airbrush ready paints in both their model and game air ranges. I recently got a load of Badger's Minitaire ab ready (so far great results but not thoroughly tested by any means) I am looking at the Badger Model Flex and also wondering if Spectra Tex would be suitable for painting models as would be better value. Having said all that I don't know much about airbrushing and I am very much a learner.
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    I try and stay away from Citadel and tend to use more Reaper and Vallejo for regular brush painting. I have some goblins I want to paint with the AB when I get a little better control. Man their minions are small! Makes those razor blades and dog tags look huge!
    http://www.rebelminis.com/gomipa1.html
  17. shirlzknight

    shirlzknight Young Tutorling

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    Yea they are small! I wouldn't even try to detail mini's with the ab- I have a hard enough time controlling it for basecoating lol baby steps I believe I'll get there one day. I am working on quite a large model at the moment- just basecoating but I am going to get a bit adventurous and try some simple highlights once I have it assembled. You should try out Vallejo's ab ready paints they do the same colours as Citadel in their Game Air range or for a better selection of colours Model Air, I like them I was mainly attracted to Badger's Minitarte due to the larger pot size at just under 30ml (1 oz) as opposed to Citadel's 12ml or Vallejo's 17ml for only an extra £1- they are even cheaper in the States I believe- Badger that is. I have never seen Reaper paints over here- having said that I haven't really searched for them. I just had a look at those lill' gobies man 10mm thats minute! :D
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    Wicked detail paint pigments are .001 microns, regular wicked paint is .005 microns, this is from the Wicked paint website. :thumbsdown:
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  19. Dale Wilson

    Dale Wilson Young Tutorling

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    Just did a bit of testing with Createx, AA and Tamiya. AA and Tamiya both flow well, where Createx needs to be super watered down to flow. I like Tamiya for the ease of use, in spite of its limited colors and no squeeze bottle. AA transparents flow well with no tip dry. Tamiya also has a great smell to it.
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    xXxDoomCakexXx Young Tutorling

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    Proflex and Cybercoat waterbourn's

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