Commercially available primer for fine detail

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nanook177
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Commercially available primer for fine detail

Post by nanook177 » Sat Oct 29, 2016 9:41 pm

With my local hobby store closing (*sob!*) I'm now looking for a commercially available primer for fine detailed models. I've normally used Tamiya Fine Primer and anything that might be somewhat usable in that fashion and available at Walmart, Meijer, or any Hardware Store would be appreciated. Thank you!

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Post by Rogviler » Sun Oct 30, 2016 1:01 am

I'm still a fan of the cheapest spray primer at Walmart, even though it's no longer $1. It's quite thin (which would normally be a bad thing, but it's perfect for models).

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Post by Andy_USA » Sun Oct 30, 2016 8:06 am

I use the same primer as Rog apparently and have no complaints. We to lost out LHS some time ago and I have had to find other resources or sources. I am mail-ordering a lot more supplies than I used to. It takes a bit of planning and getting used to but it works.
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Post by DaveVan » Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:17 am

Dupli-color #1699 sealer primer.
I buy it at local big box store but you can get it at many auto parts and Amazon.
It's a very fine spray, seals, and you can use almost paint over it.
Will not cover details. Good stuff.
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Post by kenlilly106 » Mon Oct 31, 2016 5:27 am

DaveVan wrote:Dupli-color #1699 sealer primer.
I buy it at local big box store but you can get it at many auto parts and Amazon.
It's a very fine spray, seals, and you can use almost paint over it.
Will not cover details. Good stuff.
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