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by tornado64
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:14 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cheapo paints.
Replies: 20
Views: 1671

Re: Cheapo paints.

the first painting i did with interactives , they give a lot more working time so are closer to oils than normal acrylics

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by tornado64
Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cheapo paints.
Replies: 20
Views: 1671

Re: Cheapo paints.

That's very interesting stuff - though grade #2 begs the question as to why there's such a huge variation on price. . basicly because they are top end acrylics "interactives " or "opens" i use atellier interactives but they have the added advantage of being re workable days afte...
by tornado64
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Cheapo paints.
Replies: 20
Views: 1671

Re: Cheapo paints.

speaking as a model maker / professional artist of many years acrylics come in 5 grades 1....... modellers difrent brands and only slight difrences 2 ........artists "open " acrylics ultimate quality £7.00- £40.00 for 1 80ml tube reworkable up to 24hrs later 3 .........artists acrylic stil...
by tornado64
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:43 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Shares.
Replies: 37
Views: 2767

Re: Hornby Shares.

the problem with the british public is , they want it now and expect it without having to do such things as save !! that runs into every aspect of life most couples getting married now expect their first house to be fully kitted out with every gizmo without the hard work associated with setting up a...
by tornado64
Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Shares.
Replies: 37
Views: 2767

Re: Hornby Shares.

thing is trading with china to produce things for us to a schedule must be an absolute nightmare ......... those that remember the first mitsubishis from japan will no doubt remmember a car called the starrion ( should have been stallion ) but language barriers saw it with its cocked up name hornby ...
by tornado64
Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:13 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby Shares.
Replies: 37
Views: 2767

Re: Hornby Shares.

to be fair they did as well as i thaught they would when i first saw the range !! and given the financial climate , the mascots looked like male private parts , so who on earth would want one the designers tryed to be japanese and did a poor job the logo looked like it was designed by an eppeleptic ...

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