1. Kit Fisto's Avatar
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    Jun 2008
    Dec 14, 2008, 2:35 PM - What do you paint with? #1

    I know I have had a ton of different ideas for my costume but I am now sure I am going to make a republic commando. While I was looking at online pictures I sudenly realized what the heck do you paint these things with ? I also don't know what to seal them with so that they with they will be waterproof.

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  3. FoxPrimus101's Avatar
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    Oct 2008
    Dec 14, 2008, 10:41 PM - Re: What do you paint with? #2

    well the best and more expensive way to go is to use auto body paint. You can buy it in bulk and use a compressor or you can buy it in spray cans.

    The cheaper but still affective way to go, as I plan to do is use a spray enamel in can form of course from your local hobbie shop, then you just need to do a few coats of clear or smoke colored lacquer over top.

    Just remember for best results to use 2-3 coast of primer first then 2-4 coats of paint followed by 2-3 coats of lacquer.
  4. RC1736's Avatar
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    Mar 2009
    Mar 15, 2009, 7:45 AM - Re: What do you paint with? #3

    Also you can use Car Paint in spray, its cheap and damage proof

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