Paint Troubles
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Paint Troubles

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im using Model Masters Glass Black to doa venom custom with a DCUC marine camo aquaman base, but on the shins feet and biceps the paint is sticky, while on the upper thigh and the torso and hands bits it is not, whats wrong?

Posted by sabetoonth
on Thursday, May 6, 2010
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Metaluna Mutant -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Most model paint is developed to be used on thin plastic (can't remember what the name for it was) that the majority of toy models. I've tried it on a small marble shaped piece of wood. I was trying to make a bomb to use with my Link (the Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time) action figure. It took forever to dry. every time I thought it was done, my finger print would get on it and it's very tenacious when it get on your skin. It still feels odd and a very thin layer of dust is still there.
AlphaMaleKustomz -
Sunday, June 20, 2010
Try mod podge matte finish it works great for sealing. You can find it at walmart in the arts and crafts
sabetoonth -
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
ok I tried the sanding thing, worked to an extant, its not AS sticky, so ill sand again and put some sealent before repainting again
pock63 -
Friday, May 7, 2010
Ya. I've done that too and it seams to work pretty well.
Green Skin -
Friday, May 7, 2010
For the plastics that get sticky like that, I've found that laying down some sealant before you prime it really helps.
sabetoonth -
Friday, May 7, 2010
ill try those

I didn't wash it though th rest of him is fine, jsut the limbs are sticky, ill try sanding
50percentJoe -
Thursday, May 6, 2010
That aqua man features some funky plastic. The limbs feel like any other I've worked with painting, but they get sticky really easy... maybe sand them lightly?
bobtheodd -
Thursday, May 6, 2010
Is it made from different plastic(the rubbery kind tends to get that way)?
Did you wash the figure first?
If not one of those, I'm not sure.
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