ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

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    ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Hi all,

    I'm getting ready to paint the holster I got from Kcr7pr. Is there a specific paint I should get? Does anyone have any suggestions or tricks to make it look good? Thanks!

    Paul

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Ive never painted his holster the orginal is rubber...so you want something like satin black to get that look Id say...Id say plastidip but I dont know if itll hold up getting rubbed on by other stuff....its rubber spraypaint.

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    I like the satin black idea, I'm just afraid I'm going to mess it up.

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Laquer thinner will remove paint from stuff pretty easy...I would say...use some rusto auto primer, light grey then their 2x cover satin black...see how you like it if you think its to shiny use some flat clear or dullcoat from testors.

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    Laquer thinner will remove paint from stuff pretty easy...I would say...use some rusto auto primer, light grey then their 2x cover satin black...see how you like it if you think its to shiny use some flat clear or dullcoat from testors.
    Nice tip F4R , I have to do mine still, gonna give this a try.

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Fett 4 Real said: View Post
    use some rusto auto primer, light grey then their 2x cover satin black...see how you like it if you think its to shiny use some flat clear or dullcoat from testors.
    This is how I did mine and except for the parts where I didn't clean up my repairs very well it turned out great.

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    Re: ESB Boba Fett Holster Paint?

    Just make sure whatever you use is an enamel paint. I used Rusto Flat Black Protective Enamel. The holster gets banged around a lot so you'll want a hearty paint for it.

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