[WWI] Painting syringe needles

e-mail a.bann a.bann at ntlworld.com
Fri Dec 9 05:29:40 EST 2011


Jim,
If you can get hold of them, try the Gunze Mr. Metal Colour paints. They
are absolutely superb; fine grained and go down well by brush or airbrush.
I've used their brass colour on etched nickel and it worked fine, don't see
why it wouldn't work on stainless as well.

Andy

On 9 December 2011 03:34, James Landon <thegreatlandoni at hotmail.com> wrote:

> A,
>
> Thanks again !
>
> I like the clear yellow idea.
>
> I wanted to use hollow brass tubing but didn't find any small enough. ...
> I'll check out your sources.
>
> J
>
>
> On Dec 8, 2011, at 7:54 PM, Aidrian Bridgeman-Sutton wrote:
>
> > Try Tamiya clear yellow and clear yellow mixed in various proportions
> > over the bare stainless.
> >
> > Alternatively consider using brass micro  tubing from Albion Alloys in
> > the UK Micro Brass Tube
> >
> > Code: Dimensions (O.D.-I.D.-Length)
> > MBT03 0.3mm x 0.12mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT04 0.4mm x 0.22mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT05 0.5mm x 0.3mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT06 0.6mm x 0.4mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT07 0.7mm x 0.5mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT08 0.8mm x 0.6mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT09 0.9mm x 0.7mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> > MBT10 1.0mm x 0.8mm x 305mm (3 Pieces)
> >
> > These are also available in the US from Ron Sebastian at Des Plaines
> Hobbies
> >
> > http://www.desplaineshobbies.com/
> >
> > Aidrian
> >
> >
> > Beer has no effect on concrete, but unless the concrete is specially
> > treated the taste of the beer could be affected. (Military Engineering
> > Vol XIV, Concrete, WO Code No 8626, 1952.)
> >
>
>
>
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