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Old 06-12-2005, 03:42 PM
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Diecast model paint preparation help?

Hope it's OK to post this thread here. I have purchased a 1/18 scale die cast model of my 1953 Suburban. I would like to spray it with a paint to match the color going on my 1953 Suburban project. Masking the tiny emblems and moldings is my challenge. Is there a special tape or a masking cream or something for protecting the tiny door handles and stuff? Has anyone had experience painting small die cast? Your help is appreciated.

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I think that I would paint over them and then touch them up with some silver model paint. Testors model paints have some silver that almost looks like chrome.
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