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What paint should I use for DCUC figures?


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Good news: all four of the two-packs I ordered from the Mattycollector cyber Monday sale came in, and there are no stuck or broken figures. I love most of the figures, surprisingly, even the dogs like Ultraman. Bwana Beast is just spectacular, as is Adam Strange.

 

Bad news: my Romat-Ru from the Color of Fear 2-pack has an unpainted ring. I normally don't bother painting or fixing my figures, but that's his whole power, man.

 

The question: what type of paint is best for fixing something like that? For bonus points, if anybody has actually painted a Sinestro Corp figure, is there an ideal shade of yellow out there?

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Use a lacquer primer (grey or white, and just a dot of it) to bond to the plastic. When dry, dab it with an enamel yellow/gold.

 

Don't put the enamel on the PVC plastic without the primer; there's something about PVC and enamel paints, especially soft PVC's like they use for action figures - the paint might never dry.

 

No joke - I recently found an old figure that I painted with enamel in 1995, and the paint on one part was STILL wet and tacky.

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