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Discussion in 'Beginners Airbrush Questions!' started by Joni, Jun 13, 2019.


  1. Joni

    Joni Double Actioner

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    Hi guys Im a newbie in the airbrush's world.
    Just bought my first airbrush Paasche TG-3F kit.

    Now Im wondering wich paints I should buy for painting motorcycles, helmets and bikes.

    I found Createx colours but the have a lot on paint lines so its was very confusing to decide what will go better.

    I found on Amazon Auto-air but only candy and wicked/wicked details, Autoborne sealer as base coat.
    I heard they should do the job but I just wanna make sure I chose correctly.
    Except the candy colours do I need Opaque/Transparent ..etc?

    Adding other people's paints job so you'll know how I want to paint and you can steer me better.
    You can also suggest me other brands of paints.

    Btw- sorry for my rusty English[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    While you are waiting for answers by not help our curious Dragon and go to the introduction section :)

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    Wicked and wicked detail would be a good choice. You will need candy for the flames and lightning, otherwise the opaque set would be good.
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    Autoair is more of a Base coat system, but can be used for smaller detail. Wicked is more of an all rounder, but maybe a little expensive for large areas. Createx Illustration is great for smaller details. Autobourne Sealers are colour key Primers really, but have great adhesion. Candy2o is great for a bunch of applications. I hope that helps.
    The Createx website is really good and has a ton of information.
    https://autoaircolors.com/


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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    The first thing you will have to do is a lot of practice using the airbrush and learning control.
    Then body prep plays a major part in how well a paint job will hold up.If the surface is not prepped right your paint job will fail.
    But being we know nothing about you other then you bought a airbrush we have no ideal your skill set to be able to do said paint jobs.
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    Use Trident water based. You will not go wrong. Tried and proven.
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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    If he lives in the USA getting Trident is not affordable nor easy to get if you happen to run out during a project.
    While is sprays beautifully like a urethane it is just hard to get a good supplier .3 oz or 10ml is 30 bucks plus shipping for the tru 8 set 3.75 per bottle.
    where wicked here in the states is 2 oz or 60 ml for 4.95 to 6.99 per bottle which work out more bang for the buck. plus it is a short trip to any Hobby Lobby and you can use a 40% off coupon . But that is why an introduction would have helped answer this question a lot better.
    If the customer is paying and has the money I use HOK or SEM
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    Wow, that is super expensive in the states. It is pretty economical here in Aussie. Just replenished my supply with a pack of 50ml bottles. Base colours, Black , white, red. blue, green, yellow, plus 50ml of reducer, plus 4 empty bottles for about $70 Aust. including postage. Goes one hell of a long way when just spraying helmets. It is great paint and was produced by Daniel Powers after 5 yrs research i believe.
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    Mr.Micron Royal pain in the air hose Admin

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    Daniel had a huge hand in production of it and I do agree it is great paint but just too costly for me here in the US.
    I did get the 10ml sample pacl for free when it first came out .A hole lot cheaper where you are.
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    Thank you all guys!
    I need your advise, I couldnt find any "cheap" Createx's dealer around the EU, so if you know one I would like to hear some recommendtions. (Ordering from the US has a CRAZY shipping rates).
    Also for Trident colours, and which line of Trident will work the best for my future work?

    BTW, Im living in the middle east so I'll have a massive shipping rate when I'll ordering from the EU, I hope it will be cheaper than ordering from the US.


    Thank in advance.

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    For Createx, maybe try SM Designs and speak to them about shipping. Or possibly Airbrush Megastore in Australia, they might be able to do better n the shipping charges.


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