Welcome to the forum   
Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Share
Options
View
Go to last post in this topic Go to first unread post in this topic
Offline hxmiesa  
#1 Posted : 08 February 2019 12:58:41(UTC)
hxmiesa

Spain   
Joined: 15/12/2005(UTC)
Posts: 2,635
Location: Spain
Hey all,

I know that this topic has been covered several times, but now I want to "spray-paint" my track with an airbrush.
I remember that I read a "Profi-tips" article (by Bernd Schmid) in the Märklin Magazine, about the advantages of this method.
As I already have a sizeable amount of track handpainted with the Humbrol 113 ("rust") color, I would like to know if anybody knows of the best airbrush paint match for this colour? (brand and ref-#)

Thanks!
Best regards
Henrik Hoexbroe ("The Dane In Spain")
http://hoexbroe.tripod.com
Offline MaerklinLife  
#2 Posted : 08 February 2019 13:06:02(UTC)
MaerklinLife


Joined: 03/02/2016(UTC)
Posts: 399
Can't you just thin the Humbrol paint for use in your airbrush? Humbrol do supply thinner medium.
thanks 3 users liked this useful post by MaerklinLife
Offline Minok  
#3 Posted : 08 February 2019 18:53:00(UTC)
Minok

United States   
Joined: 15/10/2006(UTC)
Posts: 1,756
Location: Washington, Pacific Northwest
Originally Posted by: MaerklinLife Go to Quoted Post
Can't you just thin the Humbrol paint for use in your airbrush? Humbrol do supply thinner medium.


Indeed, use the paint you already have, you just need to add the right amount of airbrush thinner to thin it for airbrush purposes.
Of course assuming not mixing water based and solvent based products.

Otherwise, the airbrush paint makers like vallejo likely have a color chart that you can use to get a good match if you want to buy the premixed airbrush ready paints.
Then you get close enough and can use the airbrush to blend the transition if there is a visible difference. Remember real track isnt 100% consistent either.

https://acrylicosvallejo.com/en/downloads/ has some charts where they give you RAL, Testor, and other brand/color system equivalents to Vallejo, so if you can get your Humbrol color into what its equivalent in RAL or one of those is, you can translate it...
Toys of tin and wood rule!
thanks 1 user liked this useful post by Minok
Users browsing this topic
OceanSpiders 2.0
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

| Powered by YAF.NET | YAF.NET © 2003-2019, Yet Another Forum.NET
This page was generated in 0.495 seconds.