Problem paniting joints
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Problem paniting joints

Posted in Custom Workstation

When ever I paint a joint and it dries, I move the figure and the paint scrapes off. Whats up with that?

Posted by DrSean
on Monday, May 7, 2007
User Comments
VariablePenguin -
Monday, May 7, 2007
Try sanding the joint areas also and making sure all flash is removed from the seams that can rub.
Henchmen4Hire -
Monday, May 7, 2007
Thinning the paint and sealing it with glue should do the job. Paint the area and let the paint dry, then rub a thin layer of superglue on top of the painted parts and try not to immobilize the joint! The glue is like a normal sealer, only much more durable.
colten frost -
Monday, May 7, 2007
try boiling the body and take it apart then paint.
Mr-X -
Monday, May 7, 2007
Yep, paint rubbing off at the joints is a common problem. There are things you can do about it though:

1. Water down the paint a bit so it isnt that thick, it shouldn't rub off as bad.

2. Put LESS then a drop of superglue and rub it around the joint(not the actual hinge part that moves) and paint over that

3. I've heard from a few guys here that a certain paitn brand works pretty well, one of them will probably post it.
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