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Tamiya's White Putty

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  • Member since
    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Tamiya's White Putty
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Saturday, May 26, 2018 9:43 AM

Okay Now !

 I thought I would like this stuff . Now I am now so sure . I used very small amounts on sink marks on the Minicraft of Canada model of the Noorduyn Norseman C - well whatever.

    Anyway , I go to sand this morning and it is almost like trying to sand Cured Super Glue . Although it is soupy , it sure filled well and all , but , really ? 

  • Member since
    September, 2012
Posted by GMorrison on Saturday, May 26, 2018 10:03 AM

I like it, but I really prefer Bondo Glazing and Spot Putty.

  • Member since
    June, 2014
  • From: New Braunfels , Texas
Posted by Tanker - Builder on Sunday, May 27, 2018 8:10 AM

Yeah " G " 

 I may go back to that . I just thought I would give it a try . Not bad really .It doesn't absorb the paint and leave a dull spot like the regular model putties .

  • Member since
    May, 2008
  • From: Wyoming Michigan
Posted by ejhammer on Sunday, May 27, 2018 11:08 AM
I like 3M blue glazing putty used by auto refinishers for scratch filling. It's kinda a bondo like stuff. I get it at the auto supply place. Sands very smooth and leaves no finish variation from the plastic to filler when painting. EJ

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  • Member since
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Posted by laskdjn on Sunday, May 27, 2018 5:36 PM

How bad does that bondo shrink compared to tamiya and squadron putties? 

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