paint rub
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paint rub

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I'm using that wrestler upper body for the Dutch figure but even after sealing the paint moving the arms in the shoulder socket causes the paint to come off. I used nail polish to seal but it scrapes it off the figure. Any ideas? I may just put him in a pose and leave him that way.

Posted by somebody1
on Friday, March 5, 2010
User Comments
Hagop -
Sunday, March 21, 2010
Yeah, there's no easy way around this issue. Lots of people are fine just not posing their customs. But if you want to keep the articulation without scraping the paint off, you have to take it apart and sand down the areas that rub.
somebody1 -
Sunday, March 7, 2010
I decided to just glue it into place and be done with it lol. The arms were loose and floppy once the paint rubbed off.
getsa -
Sunday, March 7, 2010
if you don't want to take the arms off just so you can sand the joints, you can try using an x-acto knife or any bladed pointy tools and just cut around the edges of the socket joints.. think of "sanding" it but using a knife or any sharp objects to reduce the rubbing parts... maybe that could help sir...
pock63 -
Saturday, March 6, 2010
Try dying the arms the collor you want with ink. It works better if youre doing a darker collor.
somebody1 -
Friday, March 5, 2010
lol. I usually try to make them moveable but I'd have to rip the arms out of the sockets to sand anyhow and htne the arms would flop around.
bobtheodd -
Friday, March 5, 2010
Only thing I can think of is sanding the joints and repainting them.

That's what I do.
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