Mr Surfacer

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I have purchased some Mr Surfacer 1000 and thinner. I believe it can be thinned and sprayed. Can someone advice as to the thinning ratio and best pressure to spray at.
Ta
Scottie
 
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I thin Mr. Surfacer 1200 50:50 with Mr. Color levelling thinner and spray at about 20-23psi. It gives a beautifully smooth priming coat.
 
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Hi Scottie, I used it only once before and thinned it 50/50 and sprayed at 30psi.
Although that pressure was a bit too high, I think Norman has the right set-up.:thumb2:
The priming coat is nice and smooth indeed, works great on etch too.:smiling:

Fernando
 

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Hi mate, as the guys say. Thin it at least 50/50 but personally I'd go for even more thinner/primer ratio. Like 60/40. Mr. Surfacer 1000 is good but if you really want a good one to spray next time, buy the Mr. Surfacer 1500 (it comes in grey or black). It's even thinner.

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Hi mate, as the guys say. Thin it at least 50/50 but personally I'd go for even more thinner/primer ratio. Like 60/40. Mr. Surfacer 1000 is good but if you really want a good one to spray next time, buy the Mr. Surfacer 1500 (it comes in grey or black). It's even thinner.

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Thanks Wouter I will try the 1500 next time
 

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I have read that a primer spray sold as such adheres more strongly than other sprays.
 
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Steve,
Yes I heard this as well so that is why I thought I would give it a try there is a lot of etch on my latest build. Normally I don't use a primer and just spray the top coat.
 

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If it's for etch or metal barrels I can recommend Mr. Metal Primer (also from Gunze Sangyo). You can't spray it but it really works well on metal parts, even better than Mr. Surfacer :D

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If it's for etch or metal barrels I can recommend Mr. Metal Primer (also from Gunze Sangyo). You can't spray it but it really works well on metal parts, even better than Mr. Surfacer :D

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Thanks mate
 
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Just a tip from an old F*rt,
If you are just using it as a primer base all is good as previously described, As an added special affect I use the 500 and 1000 depending
on how smooth of a surface I want to achieve. This applies to a cast armor surface re: the gun mantlet or front armor plate of a Jagdtiger.
See my post in completed armor for an example of this application. Just brush it on then stipple the heck out of it with a stiff brush until it starts to stand up. Let it dry then knock it down with a fine grit paper.
Rick H.
 
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