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Today I was going to clear coat some toys, and found out that my activator had dried and was totally solid. It's weird because I always place the cap back after using any paint and this was no exception. It was a 1/2oz bottle and…"
"Thank you so much for the fast reply!
I normally clean the airbrush by running lacquer thinner through it after I stop using a color.Then I do the same after clear coating and of course when I'm done painting.I also use a cotton swab wet with…"
"Thanks for all the help.Yeah, I applied more clear coat and it worked fine.Now I've been painting today and I was discouraged to see that the toy got a kind of ugly sandy texture on it. I cleaned it before painting so I don't know what…"
"Yep, from my (still short) experience I've learned it dries very fast, which is fantastic because you can work on the toy and grab it without accidentally removing the paint.
Now I have one question: I've painted my first kaiju today and…"
One quick question: is it OK to clean the toy with 96% alcohol instead of 70% alcohol before painting it?
I was planning on painting tomorrow but I only have 96% alcohol and stores are closed on Sunday. I thought I had 70% alcohol but…"