Chrome/Silver Undercoat - Reco the Best

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    Chrome/Silver Undercoat - Reco the Best

    There's a lot of debate around about the best paint to use. Starting new bucket and would like to get some opinions from you masters... :thumbup

    I've used testors metalizers on models, my concern is that they're not very durable - even with the testors metalizer sealer. I've heard of Rub & Buff and Alclad - but haven't used them.

    I'm leaning toward good old Rustolium - but need some help on which is best.

    Any automotive paints people can recomend as well?

    Thanks much to everyone for their valued input!

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    mrgr8ness's Avatar
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    Re: Chrome/Silver Undercoat - Reco the Best

    I had the best luck using bumper chrome spraypaint.

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    Re: Chrome/Silver Undercoat - Reco the Best

    Hi !

    I did mine by spraying a plastic sealer all over the helmet, then I used a silver spray can (for car etc). And then I airbrushed the all bucket using Tamyia colors, I was able to scratch the paint without scratching the silver paint (you can see the result here http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/showt...175#post404175 )
    I hope this will help you, good luck !
    Last edited by V-Fett; Jan 24, 2009 at 6:37 AM.

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