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 Post subject: Mig filters
PostPosted: Wed 30 Jan 2013 17:27 pm 
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Hi guys,

I am thinking of getting some Mig filters to help with my modelling. What I am wondering is what colour filters I should get?

I do all sorts of subjects, aircraft (allied, WW2, WW1 and modern) mainly but not exclusively.

Because of the cost I was hoping there might be one or two colours you guys could recommend that will give a more realistic, in depth finish.

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 Post subject: Re: Mig filters
PostPosted: Wed 30 Jan 2013 17:32 pm 
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I didn't know Mig did filters :?
I have several Mig Pigments that I use on AFVs :arrow:
P022 Ashes White
P023 Black Smoke
P025 Standard Rust
P026 Concrete
P028 Europe Dust
P029 Brick Dust
P033 Dark Mud
P039 Industrial City Dirt
P230 Old Rust
P231 Gun Metal
P232 Dry Mud
P234 Rubbed Dust
P239 Thinner
P249 Fixer
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 Post subject: Re: Mig filters
PostPosted: Wed 30 Jan 2013 18:18 pm 
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Neither did I till I read some build reviews that mentioned there use. It seems to me that they are a very thin layer of paint that helps blend and lighten the look of the painted model. From what I have seen the results look brilliant. I'm just struggling to find out what colour filters should be used with what colour schemes.

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 Post subject: Re: Mig filters
PostPosted: Wed 30 Jan 2013 18:51 pm 
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Benc123 wrote:
I read some build reviews that mentioned there use.

I'd ask there if I were you :idea:

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 Post subject: Re: Mig filters
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They were just reviews on sites. Not able to ask really. I would have if I could. :?

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 Post subject: Re: MIG pigments
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I'm looking at buying my first MIG pigments for weathering aircraft but am slightly blindsided by the enormous variety available. I've decided to buy four as a basic set - a smoky, sooty colour, and light/medium/dark earth colours. What would you suggest? I'm not too fussy about being theatre specific with the colourings, I'd just like some basics to work on the technique.

Secondly, how do pigment fixers work and do I need to apply a matt/gloss coat afterwards?

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 Post subject: Re: MIG pigments
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Does this help :shrug:
viewtopic.php?f=406&t=35756
Basically the same :idea:

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