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Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 03:53 AM UTC
The long-awaited new product Tamiya Color Lacquer Paint in bottles is coming soon.
The first 15 colours are scheduled for early December, followed afterwards by a second batch of another 15.

The features of this new range are:
  • Strong coating film that is most suitable for basic painting
  • Shorter dry time, higher working efficiency
  • Safe for finishing with beautiful glossy enamel paint etc
  • Best for air brush painting
  • Capacity: 10 ml * Acrylic paint mini The size and capacity of the glass bottle are the same.
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Their standard paints are not lacquer based. Their spray cans are.
OCT 18, 2017 - 10:54 PM
My recently finished model of a T-34 was painted with Tamiya acrylics which had been thinned with Tamiya's Lacquer thinner.
OCT 19, 2017 - 05:03 AM
Not the same thing.
OCT 19, 2017 - 10:57 PM
If you decant some Tamiya spray acrylic cans and thin it with Tamiya acrylic thinner it messes up the paint.
OCT 20, 2017 - 03:23 AM
Thanks Byeol.
OCT 20, 2017 - 04:37 AM
I'm hoping these are the equivalent of Gunze Mr. Color lacquer paints, which are excellent. Mr. Color provides a nice smooth finish, which is easy to AB when properly mixed with their leveling thinners, and goes a long way for a single bottle because it's a concentrated pigment. Mr. Color is almost impossible to find in the US anymore. I hope Tamiya fills this gap with this new line. I've used the Tamiya spray lacquers before, and they behave very similar to Mr. Color paints-- let's hope! VR, Russ
OCT 20, 2017 - 09:00 PM
What's wrong with the bottles? They are just bottles
OCT 31, 2017 - 05:55 PM
What's wrong with the bottles? They are just bottles[/quote] They're like the old GW bottles, in that the build up of paint break the screw mechanism after half a dozen uses.
NOV 01, 2017 - 01:06 AM
What's wrong with the bottles? They are just bottles[/quote] They're like the old GW bottles, in that the build up of paint break the screw mechanism after half a dozen uses.[/quote] Ever considered cleaning the damn thing? That's a really lame excuse not to like the paint. Being sloppy is on you, not Tamiya.
NOV 01, 2017 - 02:39 AM
We broke our quick reply box. Working on it. Until fixed go to topic to reply.
Thanks.
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