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Starhawk
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Re: Green OR Red Refractor OTA ??? new [Re: Kunama]
      #5928489 - 06/19/13 12:14 AM

The Tamiya XF1 is a Japanese acrylic model paint- I would think you could find it. Some airbrushing would be in order, though.

If not, try out a few different flat blacks painted on strips so you can compare. Some are much flatter HD blacker than others (by quite a bit). You can get a super flat finish by holding the can back so the paint is drying some before it lands.

-Rich


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Kunama
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Re: Green OR Red Refractor OTA ??? new [Re: Starhawk]
      #5930645 - 06/20/13 06:03 AM

Thanks Rich, I will look that up.
I have also decided to have a new focuser built for me by Dan at Crawmach and will save the above focuser for another project.


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