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This may have been asked before, probably has a few times I would wager, but my basic search didn't find anything, so I may not have gone back far enough, but is there a good way for priming resin suitable for a couple of decent sized pieces? I tried just washing with soap and water then going straight to paint, as I do with bones figures, but that didn't stick well. I do have MSP brush on primer, but I am getting a little low on it, so while I am going to order more, it will take a while to get here

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not super big, A couple of the larger figures from Impact's Chibi heroes line, but I am a little low on primer. Still, if a mix with another colour will stick, that should do.

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O_O pain sprayer? Fishnjeeps is hard core.

 

I spray prime everything as well with Army Painter or the air brush (depending on weather outside).  And that is for metal, bones, resin, anything.  They both work fine.  Once in a GREAT while I might use brush on primer.  And when I do that it's the Scale 75 grey, black, or white (which is also what I use now in the air brush) depending on the figure.

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Gesso should work on resin without a problem, as long as you have cleaned it first.

In fact, resin can sometimes harbor small imperfections that react with spray primers and cause small portions to liquify. If that happens (it probably won't, but if it does), gesso will be your knight in shining armor. It will happily adhere to the less-than-perfect parts.

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all good advice. I think I shall try the paint/primer mix. As that I have available. Otherwise, i can do a trip to town for a spray primer.

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