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Re: Paint still not dry

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That's good to know - Ill bear that in mind. Intrigued to receive my first shapeways order!

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FUD needs almost as much prep as the WSF material - it must be spotlessly clean before painting.
FUD - Never use enamels and even with acrylics, if it's not clean you'll get a "frosting" effect over time

I tend to use an acrylic varnish as a primer on my FUD models.
The XTC 3D is tough stuff. Basically thin resin, sets like rock - that should do the trick.

I suspect you would get a similar result using WSF and the XTC primer to a FUD print - except that it would survive handling by a 3 year old.

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Check out this info from Holden

https://railnscale.com/tips-english/

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I've also found that Tamiya two-part epoxy putty sets slower when used on FUD. It took a few days to get firm enough to sand instead of ~8 hours on normal models.
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