[WWI] P.S. on thinning acrylics

Stuart L. Malone smalone at kc.rr.com
Thu Feb 3 11:04:00 EST 2005


Try 70% ETHYL Alcohol for thinning Tamiya acrylics.  I find it works 
quite well; much better than either of the two common percentages 
Isopropyl which I think are 70% and 80%.  Also look out for another 
percentage Ethyl.  It doesn't work as good.  You can usually find all 
of these at a good pharmacy in the U.S.

			Stuart L. Malone

On Feb 2, 2005, at 7:03 PM, Will Hendriks wrote:

> Richard Kullberg wrote:
>> The branded thinners are not all that hideoulsly expensive for
>> the amount you use, especially if you buy a big bottle. For the
>> acrylics they also have magic ingredients over and above just propanol
>> and water and what ever.
> Very true, and especially in the case of Tamiya acrylics and Tamiya 
> thinner, and most especially for their gloss colors.
> Will

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