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Old 4th August 2017, 12:04 AM
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For anyone who works with paints, is there any paint that comes close to mp36, either in retail form (ie no mixing) or what one can do TO mix?

Can't be exact of course because of the sparkles but something to work as an imitation, I've seen one in hand and its sorta similar to what's used on TR broadside's aircraft deck, this can have a range of uses such as...repainting TR megatron for example?

Don't ever transform mp36 whatever you do jesus what a trip
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Old 4th August 2017, 09:15 AM
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For anyone who works with paints, is there any paint that comes close to mp36, either in retail form (ie no mixing) or what one can do TO mix?

Can't be exact of course because of the sparkles but something to work as an imitation, I've seen one in hand and its sorta similar to what's used on TR broadside's aircraft deck, this can have a range of uses such as...repainting TR megatron for example?

Don't ever transform mp36 whatever you do jesus what a trip
It can be very challenging, and depends on what type of paint you are planing to use.

I would use acrylic Tamiya or Hobby paint to mix and match, you will need a light grey as main base and if there is sparkles, you can use a bit of chrome silver to mix .

Always test first and allow it to dry to really compare results as wet and dry paint can be seen different.
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It can be very challenging, and depends on what type of paint you are planing to use.

I would use acrylic Tamiya or Hobby paint to mix and match, you will need a light grey as main base and if there is sparkles, you can use a bit of chrome silver to mix .

Always test first and allow it to dry to really compare results as wet and dry paint can be seen different.
Tamiya I'm equipped for, my issue is what to use specifically or if there is anything that may not need mixing (I'm poor at mixing, my custom gundams would be my evidence if I had the courage to post :c), if it can blend into the same grey straight from the bottle that'd would be great, otherwise would need someone who might have a larger range of paints to point me in the right direction (can't just buy all of the light greys and hope one combination works, could be buying tf's with said cash )
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Tamiya I'm equipped for, my issue is what to use specifically or if there is anything that may not need mixing (I'm poor at mixing, my custom gundams would be my evidence if I had the courage to post :c), if it can blend into the same grey straight from the bottle that'd would be great, otherwise would need someone who might have a larger range of paints to point me in the right direction (can't just buy all of the light greys and hope one combination works, could be buying tf's with said cash )
You need a proper mixing dish and a paint mixer to scoop the right ratio.
Always clean the paint mixer before taking another colour or you contaminate your paint.

Takes time.
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