[WWI] Old humbrol wasRE: Hernan Meza is out of the office.

Allan Wright 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
to acrylics.

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)
> 
> http://www.kitpic.com/is.php?i=33558&img=DSC_0095.JPG
> 
> >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........
> 
> 
> >Dave
> 
> 
> 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?
> /Neil


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