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Best Paint Tube Rack? Plydolex Tube Organizer and Storage (Review)

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Searching for a paint tube rack to store and organize your favorite paints? I’ve searched high and low for a hobby paint rack that can store my acrylic and oil paint tubes. Although I’ve found a few good acrylic paint tube organizers that may do the job, a general hobby rack that holds paint tubes …

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Badger Patriot 105 Airbrush Review (Full User Experience)

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The Badger Patriot 105 airbrush is the best airbrush for new and veteran hobby miniature painters and scale modelers. This gravity-fed brush features a 100% chemical-resistant paint cup with solvent-resistant internal seals. This gives the airbrush the durability and versatility to paint with acrylic, enamel, or even alcohol based paints. In agreement with many other …

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The Perfect Paint and Brush Organizer? (JKB Concepts Hobby Organizer Review)

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Hobby paint organizing can be a challenging task. I have hobby paint in every drawer, under the bed, and it’s spilling out of cardboard boxes under my desk. My brushes are in worse places! As a commissioned miniature painter, wargamer, and blogger, I’ve gathered a huge collection of hobby supplies. Just look at my desk! …

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Top 10 Spray Booths for Airbrushing Miniatures and Models

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Are you looking for a spray booth for airbrushing miniatures or scale models? The key features to look for in the best spray booth for airbrush mini painting include size, noise, ventilation-filter type and power, and optional lighting. Some spray booths are portable with the capacity for easy storage. Other booths have more permanent setups. …

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How Does an Ultrasonic Cleaner Work? Best Practice and Use

How does an ultrasonic cleaner work? Best practice and use for hobby miniatures and models

Can you use an ultrasonic cleaner to clean or strip paint off miniatures or models? How does an ultrasonic cleaner work? Ultrasonic cleaners use sonic waves transmitted through a liquid (usually water) that rapidly “scrubs” dirt or other unwanted particles from object surfaces. In this article, I explain how an ultrasonic cleaner works and why …

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13 Best Lights for Miniature Painting and Hobbies

Are you looking for the best miniature painting lamp or light? Every hobby at modeling scale requires your ability to see and work with small details. Good contrast and correct color temperature are essential for consistent, high-quality output at any scale. The best light for hobbies such as miniature painting and scale modeling are those …

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Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

Magnifying Visors for Painting Miniatures (Tips and Recommendation)

What magnifying systems do you need for painting detail? To paint details on miniatures, you need good fine-motor skill and eye sight. Magnification aids in particular, e.g., visors, headsets, or reading glasses, can improve detailed painting. Fine scale modelers and other hobbyists can always tools to help make tasks easier and more comfortable. Have you …

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