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I'm a big fan of Vallejo acrylics and similar, in convenient little dropper-bottles, but they suffer from the same issues that almost all paints do, and that is that the pigments tend to settle out of the medium. They have to be stirred or agitated to mix the two components to get good, even coverage. I've shaken the bottles manually for years, but I finally got sick of that and decided to go for a mechanical solution. This is a very cheap jigsaw. Brand new, it cost me about twenty-five bucks, but if you're even stingier than that, they're easy enough to come by second-hand. I wrapped
Has anyone used a rock tumbler to shake their paints? I was looking at one in a hobby shop with my gf, she thinks she wants to get into jewelry making or polishing rocks or something like that, and the thought occurred that I may be able to use that to keep the paints mixed thoroughly. Obviously you wouldn't add any of the polishing grit or stones and just run it with well sealed paint pots or bottles. They are way cheaper than any of the other mixing devices that I have thought about getting for the same purpose. I would think that the motors are pretty heavy duty. They do