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Brass Photoetch Question

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  • Brass Photoetch Question

    I have a question about the Brass Photoetch that is used on the Type XXl and on other German U-Boats? Do you paint over the brass after you install it, or can you just leave it in it's original brass? Seems to me if you are using the brass that you should leave it in it's original form!

    Thanks for the input!

    "Firemen can stand the heat"

  • #2
    It depends on what level of realism you want your boat to have. It's your boat, make it your own and do what pleases you.



    • #3
      If you're going to paint brass, make sure you etch prime it first, otherwise the paint will chip off very easily- brass in particular is a slippery metal.
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