POLL: Customizers Choice for Best Paint
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POLL: Customizers Choice for Best Paint

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I've seen a lot of posts here on different paint brands and one being better than the other. So a poll would be a good place to determine what all the customizers use. This would also help new customizers see what the favorite paints are by concensus. So make your vote here!

Posted by Gambit4Hire
on Friday, January 9, 2009
User Comments
Agimatoys -
Thursday, March 26, 2009
I Mainly use Citadel for all the Dark colors especially the Blue and Black but for Light colors like yellow or White I use P3 and Works Great..
Patraw -
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
I voted Apple Barrel, although I haven't tried many of the other ones on the list, so I can't say my opinion is based on knowlede of all the brands. I also use Folk Art, but just for metallics. My figures are primarily paper-products based, which is why they probably work better for me than what I've seen some people experience on their plastic toys (although I must say that the times I've used them on plastics, they still came out okay for me). I'm also a cheap guy and buy the cheapest paint.
devil907 -
Monday, March 23, 2009
I've only used Testors and they work great.
traceur43 -
Monday, March 23, 2009
I've been customizing for a while now and have lots of works done with Citadel colors aka gamersworkshops

Their by far my personal preference.
Shinobitron -
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Over 1 mill Warhammer players can't be wrong I go with Citadel but I agree that Vallejo is equally good.
somebody1 -
Monday, March 9, 2009
mostly spraypaints and then testors. I have a ton of craft paints but don't use them very often as I never had luck with them, which is a shame as there are some great colors that are hard to find otherwise.
paperper -
Monday, February 23, 2009
Citadal here. I think it sticks well to the model/figure and its the only stuff I have around since I use it fore my warhammer minatures too. I don't know the price range fore other paints but I think this stuff is prety ekspensive.
bigdaddyscott -
Sunday, February 22, 2009
I'm going to try some Vallejo Fantasy paints soon, but I mainly use Taimya and Modelmasters, they work the best for me. and I too seal everything afterwards.
somebody1 -
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
I spray paint everything and do detail with testors or another paint. I never had any figures melt. Some take a LONG time to dry though. I also usually hit the figure with a base coat of cheap gray primer just in case (I learned what from model building).
Sinestro's Might -
Friday, January 23, 2009
I've mainly used Citadel bu every once in a blue moon I'll use Testors if I can find it.
Wonder***Woman -
Saturday, January 10, 2009
I was extremely happy with a project (not yet finished I need a head
CplHicks -
Friday, January 9, 2009
Citadal for me.

Works great!

The new washes and foudantion paints are the best!
atgscl -
Friday, January 9, 2009
I use Folk Art and Apple Barrel but voted for Folk Art. I use them watered down a bit and they paint just as good as Model Masters do. All you have to do is put on a sealer after
Friday, January 9, 2009
I remade some of my figures from when I used glossy Testros paint, then used Apple Barrel paints to make them flat, not every now and then I have to fill in some spots from scraches.
Henchmen4Hire -
Friday, January 9, 2009
That's my biggest problem, I can't find any paint that's durable. Testors and Tamiya seem to be durable from the customs I've bought and handled, but shipping costs suck, I have to pay like $5 a bottle to cover shipping costs.
Friday, January 9, 2009
Testors are my number one, but after my Walmart stopped carrying them I switched to Apple Barrel, but the paint easily scrapes off, but I never bought any sealer. Apple Barrel is cheap though, it's usually on sale at Michaels Craft Store.
leafman343 -
Friday, January 9, 2009
I have been using delta ceramcoat so far, its the best/only paint I have found sold in stores in my area.
Punstarr -
Friday, January 9, 2009
When I did customize, I used Vallejo. If it's good enough for Kyle, it's good enough for me.
Esbat -
Friday, January 9, 2009
I've only used Testors so far and well... I barely learned Enamel paints will EAT your figures.
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