While aircraft modellers have had MRP paints released us armour guys (and girls) now have Mission Models paint range' Aircraft colours are coming in the future.
Going by the first use of these I've seen (youtube) they appear to give excellent coverage and may, just may go on a lot easier than other brands, the site looks to be very useful with plenty of information on how to correctly use the paint (including thinning ratios) and the addatives which help paint flow.
However not sure about the shade for modern British armour sand looks to dark and orange rather than a pale sand yellow?
They seem to be very good from what Ive seen on Youtube;
There are a couple of longer reviews. And a good colour selection for armour at the moment.
Just looking for a "LOCAL" stockist and they will be first up in the new outside spray room which I plan to finish by Monday.
First order of Mission Models paints is now on the way from the
. Went for the thinners, mix additive, and three OD variations for the M3 and modern Russian green. Will report back once it has had a spray.
First opportunity today to have a test with the Mission Models paints, namely the MMP-032 Russian Green Modern. I have yet to get the primer they sell but the Terminator is in a suitable sand base colour and with the lower hull to be weathered today a set of Meng tracks finished to fit before the subassemblies are added it was time for a suitable green for the first stage in the camo.
I started by following their ratio of 10 to 2 paint to thinner ratio and first think was due to the thicker paint viscosity when comaped to the thinners I would double this to a 10 to 4 ratio and then two drops of the MMA-001 Additive which is a polyurethane product and acts a retarder/flow improver..
Good mix and into the Badger chrome with a .021 needle tip. AP at 12psi.
Starting with fine lines excellent easy 1mm lines free hand. Covering broader areas the paint appeared to be too thin for a one coat finsh.
So what I'm going to try later this week is a thinner paint for the camo outlines and a standard mix for the area inside the outline so the density is there.
With the thinner mix I did notice some seperation after several minutes in the AB cup.
More later once the paint dries, I had a jerrican on the bench so painted this as a test....