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Measuring paint and thinner to mix

Measuring paint and thinner to mix

It is a frequently asked and always a hot topic. In our experience, we wanted to publish a technically correct “Measuring paint and thinner to mix” table on this subject, which varies according to each modeler’s perspective and environmental conditions. Don’t forget to share your questions and suggestions with us.

PaintThinnerMixing ratios
GSI Creos (Gunze Sangyo) AcrylicTamiya Thinner, Alcohol, distilled water1:1, 1:2
Humbrol AcrylicWater1:1, 1:2
Italeri AcrylicItaleri Thinner2:1
Lifecolor AcrylicLifecolor ThinnerReady to paint but a few drops of thinner are recommended.
Polly Scale AcrylicDistilled water
9:1
Tamiya AcrylicTamiya Acrylic Thinner or Alcohol2:1
Testor Model Master AcrylicSynthetic ThinnerReady to paint but a few drops of thinner are recommended.
Vallejo Model ColorVallejo Thinner3:1
Vallejo Model AirVallejo ThinnerReady to paint but a few drops of thinner are recommended.
XtracrylixXtracrylix Thinner3:2

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