Paint Rub questions
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Paint Rub questions

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I'm working on a ML moon knight and the joint rub is kicking me in the ass. I have tried sanding the joints but when I tried posing the figure, the paint was removed. I have heard that sharpie paint pens work well on paint rub. How exactly do I use it?

Posted by cogmandino
on Friday, June 24, 2011
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cogmandino -
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
In your technique, what do you use to seal?
PAINTcustoms -
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
sharpie paint pens, they are amazing, they are really pricey but buy a huge lot and ur good to go. took me a while to get every color, but sand sand sand, sharpie paint pen, seal, then dry brush color (if needed), then seal usually this is better than the factory ML way of painting joints and pieces.
Automatauntaun -
Monday, June 27, 2011
I need to get that. It sounds helpful.
cogmandino -
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Thanks!
Ole Jade Jaw -
Sunday, June 26, 2011
HA! It worked!!
As I said, this works the best that I have found.
cogmandino -
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Yeah pictures would be nice!! I hope I see them soon
pock63 -
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Create a photobucket account then upload the pics there and post the image code here.
Ole Jade Jaw -
Sunday, June 26, 2011
I just took a pic and am now realizing I have no idea how to post pics in the forums. Any idea?
cogmandino -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
What dremel bit do I use?
Dremel makes a white plastic or maybe it's rubber flap style sanding wheel for the interchangable arbor (I think it's a 120 grit) I use this on a slow speed evenly over the joint. The great part is that if you hit the outside finished limb, it just knocks off an even bit. The boring bit that others use chews up the hinge and is hard to control. Plus it then has to be sanded after. The thing I use actually sands instead of gauges. You want to sand it down to the point where the covering part no longer contacts the hard plastic hinge or swivel part. I heavily suggest trying it. I have been doing great avoiding joint rub this way. Later

Can you post pictures so I can understand??
Ole Jade Jaw -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
What dremel bit do I use?
Dremel makes a white plastic or maybe it's rubber flap style sanding wheel for the interchangable arbor (I think it's a 120 grit) I use this on a slow speed evenly over the joint. The great part is that if you hit the outside finished limb, it just knocks off an even bit. The boring bit that others use chews up the hinge and is hard to control. Plus it then has to be sanded after. The thing I use actually sands instead of gauges. You want to sand it down to the point where the covering part no longer contacts the hard plastic hinge or swivel part. I heavily suggest trying it. I have been doing great avoiding joint rub this way. Later
cogmandino -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
What dremel bit do I use? Also when I do these steps, do I do them before or after I have painted the whole figure?
mega_star_andro -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Sand it as much as possible with a very small dremel bit, then paint on a about 5 thin layers of the paint, then brush on superglue or use a matte spray sealant
cogmandino -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Seal it with what? I have not tried super glue yet.
RedRebelCustoms -
Saturday, June 25, 2011
You have too get a sharpie or bic that color and apply like paint and seal it. Have you tried super glue? There's a great tutorial on here.
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