Where to buy Tamiya paints?

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Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by CW4USARMY » Sat Jan 05, 2013 11:41 am

Hey all, I've started practicing with my Airbrush as I need to get ready for Pickel's King Tiger ;-). Ive heard Tamiya Arcrylics are the best to use. Who has the best selection and price? What colors do you recommend for the King Tiger?

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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by tmanthegreat » Sat Jan 05, 2013 12:08 pm

I always get them at my local Hobbytown USA store, which has a good selection of the colors I need. I've not had much experience with ordering paints online because I never really needed to. I think you can order them directly from Tamiya.

...and Tamiya does make very good quality paints in both the acrylic and oil-based forms. I've used their acrylic paints for years and they typically have the best finish and often the closest paint matches to my 21c items if I happen to be customizing or updating.
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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by CW4USARMY » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:27 pm

Thanks T-man, our hobbytown is always out of Tamiya :-( so On-line is my best bet. was hoping someone here has a good etailer they use that they can recommend to save me the trouble of googling for hours! ;-)

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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by chunks » Sat Jan 05, 2013 3:42 pm

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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by CW4USARMY » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:17 pm

Thanks Chunks

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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by flyboy_fx » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:57 pm

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Re: Where to buy Tamiya paints?

Post by ketelone » Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:19 pm

Hobby Lobby or HobbyTown USA.
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