[WWI] Re. Acrylic paint Question.

Rick Geisler ragfokker at hotmail.com
Tue Jul 12 00:34:35 EDT 2005



>Warren says:
>              I was going through my cache of paints to find something
>appropriate for a build on the workbench.  I got some MisterKit paint
>about a year ago when Pacific Front had it on sale, and these bottles
>were a clear plastic as opposed to the usual brown glass bottles.  In
>any event, the bottles are now only 1/3rd to 1/2 full, and I'm assuming
>that for some reason the water/carrier has somehow evaporated despite
>the fact that these bottles have never been opened.
>
>Good news, Warren. I recently got a batch of MisterKit paints from the new 
>U.S. rep., Mike Taylor.
>(MGTAYLOR2000 at aol.com) who gives prompt and efficient service (usual 
>disclaimer). I measured the bottle from the bottom of the cap to the bottom 
>of the bottle. It was 1 3/4" and the paint in a new, unopened bottle only 
>occupies the bottom 3/4". It seems as though your water didn't evaporate, 
>though I have seen that problem in the old, plastic Badger bottles after 
>about five years.
>
>I dilute with distilled water, but only the amount that I plan on using. 
>Has anyone found anything that works better?
>
>PhilinYuma



I also have half empty/ or half full bottles purchased from Roll Models/ and 
Rosemont. Seems to be the Norm although I can't attest to this being 
correct! :-)
Rick G.




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