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Are you supposed to wash your models before assembling/painting?
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I have never done something like this. In my opinion it's not necessary. Just one blow and go
Yep, clean the flash up and you're away, no need to wash anything.
The point of washing models is to clean the surface of any mold lubricant as it may prevent paint from sticking to the model.
Some people swear by it especially on metal or resin models. Plastic models don't seem to have this problem.
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I noticed that with metal models, the paint just ran off. It;s quite a cool effect, though, if you just spray a metal model black. It gets nice silver outlines.
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I don't see the need with plastic, but with resin (like FW or the new CoD stratagems) definitely wash them. Possibly metal too. Take a look at your metal mini's- are they greasy or gunky to the touch? GW is usually pretty good about removing the lurdicant from their metal models, but if you get one with some still one it, then certainly wash it :yes:
I have never washed a model before painting and never had a issue. Well at least I dont think so, I blame and errors on my lack of skillz.
Of course I have heard bad storys about resins so your on your own with them never used em before.
Also I primer everything so that may have helped.
i always wash metal models before assembly, they tend to stick better with the glue, it takes longer if you dont.
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