[WWI] Old humbrol wasRE: Hernan Meza is out of the office.
aew at unh.edu
Fri Feb 2 10:07:58 EST 2007
I used to paint miniatures figures with old Humbrol tins. Some so old
that the paint still had lead in it. Covered amazingly well and flowed
like nothing else.
I wish we could still get the old formula, I would have never switched
On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 17:04 +0100, Crawford Neil wrote:
> >Been painting the Pup at lunchtime today - good old Humbrol Enamels
> from the
> >paint box - these must be at least 15 years old (Never opened)
> >I'd forgotten what good covering power these had when brush painted -
> very good
> >pigment density, but also very fine.
> >Actually, I suspect they may be closer to 20 years old........
> Some things WERE better in the old days, Humbrol paint for a start.
> I'm not sure if everyone agrees with this, I'm not entirely sure
> myself, opinions?
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