I always had a problem with adhesion using MM, Hate to see anyone go but there are so many better ones out there now. Why that went away is, like others have commented, a combination of market factors and company decisions. Add to Cart. Terry M. Alex Real AActual. We have learned from multiple distributors that Testors is discontinuing the entire Model Master line, paint, tools, everything. After the service I discovered a new paint. No tape pull-off and the colors went on with no Brush Marks either! See similar items. But why do we always gain a great Market following, then Shoot ourselves in the foot? In 2013, Testors discontinued the popular Floquil and PollyScale paints that had long been a staple of any model railroader’s workbench. 4.3 out of 5 stars 98. 98. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. After opening, they would tend to dry up. House-painters who,ve used Sherwin-Williams brand for exterior paint on a house, don't suddenly switch to Joe-Mart Brand because it is cheaper. $5.51. Did Toyota or Samsung or Honda or Mitsubishi, make a bad product when they got us on board! Model Master Paint [Updated 10 Sep 20] Testors Model Master (a Rustoleum company), which was created from the former Floquil and Polly Scale which the acquired and subsequently discontinued, has now discontinued the Model Master line (Apr ’20). I think that in this particular case, you have it backwards. But I agree. Testors Aerosol Lacquer Paint, 3-Ounce, Blazing Black . You can expect … Brand New. Quick buy. If you have any additional questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us. Victor Kobuki vkobuki. Vallejo Model Air - AII Zashchitnyi Camo Green (17 ml) - 71.410. Great deals on Testors Model Tools, Supplies & Engines. That's bound to happen in any human endevour. The scuttlebutt is that quite a few of the colors will be discontinued. Quick view. Quick buy. Testors Model Paint Lot-47 Containers of Model Master-Custom Enamel System Paint. And that nostalgia or custom is still powerful today, though probably not powerful enough to keep the core buying from them. $19.99. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Add product to wishlist. Has Testors discontinued the Acryl line? Bucklin, Missouri 64631 All day Saturday with my friends! I currenrly have a good supply of those. , recently announced that it was discontinuing its Model Master acrylic, Pactra spray and Aztek airbrush paint brands so that it could focus more on other products. Hobby and Model Enamel Paint. They are no longer on my RADAR when I shop for paints and tools. This list of discontinued Model Master bottled paints was recently posted on ARC; I have checked it against Testors' web site, and here are my findings. I have been modelling so many years that severl companies are not around way back when I started. Tamiya Paints. Joshua Strong Joshua52strong. Now, in the lead article the writer mentions Pactra. MegaHobby.com stocks the complete Model Master Acrylic and Enamel Paint for Plastic Model Kits. Testors Paint. Flat Acrylic Paints. LARRY BOWERS LARRYB. It is what it is. 99. (Please forgive me if I'm getting some info wrong here.) Vallejo Model Air - AII Zashchitnyi Camo Green (17 ml) - 71.410 This all-purpose flat enamel paint from Testors gives a neat finish to your craft and model projects. Plus they had some gorgeous colors like Electric Teal and Chinese Red( Which was more like a " Royal Wine color"). All have been discontinued except where noted: Armor Sand FS 30277 - available only as bottled acrylic Field Green FS 34097 Forest Green FS 34127 Pale Green FS 34227 Flat Sea Blue FS 35042 If I mowed the lawn and did the cleanup, Dad would raise my allowance by a Buck. I use that on my figures! By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. Fernando Pichardo tripotico. This has happened so many times in our corporate sectors, our business model is a joke in other parts of the world. Ease of use , Ease of Clean-up, Durability and Matchability and Mixability. If paint gets inside, it must be leaking past the needle control pin. The rest of us already moved on. Yeah, the reason I liked Pactra, I was the atypical workin man's kid. They are still making enamel paints, however. $12.94. I do hope that they continue to make their enamel airbrush thinner. I’ve bought a few of the new acrylics, but the formula appears changed to me. Supplies of all Testors' products will be sold on a first-come basis while supplies last. Free shipping. Testors # tes9131. This is a how to for beginners using Testors enamel paint. Click on one or more categories below to refine your search results. List price: Previous Price C $11.46 20% off. Testors Model Building Paint Kit. Testors Paint. That is good stuff. Pre-Owned. Quick view. I found the quality dropped with modelmaster. Testors 3509C Testors Plastic Cement Value Pack. Adam Smith did predict the eventual outcome of rampant unchecked free-market capitalism is monopoly. But why do we always gain a great Market following, then Shoot ourselves in the foot?[/quote]. For the uninformed, this is true. and they match. NO! School, Chores, and Homework. sure there were duds. Yers I will miss MM but it's an opportunity for others to step in. Old habits. But here's a possibility. Pierri said it is hard to determine how much longer it will remain on the shelves at various retailers around the country. Discontinued Testors Model Master Paints -- Updated/Corrected. According to what you linked it is the acrylic MM paints that are being discontinued. Then I read folks are using Lacquer thinner on Acrylic Lacquer. Time left 3d 1h left. Acrylic Glosses , " Bad Paint " Lousy brushability and cleanability. Lynn Eaves autofanatic62. Testors Enamel Paint Bright Lime - Gloss. Everything they make presently is considered 2-stage base and clear-coat. bottles of enamel and spray enamels will continue for now. This isn’t the first time modelers have had to change how they paint their rolling stock. $9.00. It was called Polly"S" Acrylic. Oh, and it's not labeled DunkelGrau etc.! Kitlinx.com is your smart link to plastic model kits, accessories, and books for the model building enthusiast. Because of this, NGMC has acquired a significant inventory and will sell on a direct basis to ration to as many modelers as possible. Testors Enamel Paint Brown - Gloss. This is a Testors Enamel Paint Kit. Testors Enamel Marker Black - Flat - Carded. Probably turned off more first time a/b users that brought on board. > Check out the link below. Gosh, that's sad too. Nothing about the enamel line. Old school, I discovered Pactra military matte paints that were superior to Testors flat paints. Quick buy. Save more with Subscribe & Save. NO! ModelMaster paints have now been discontinued by the manufacturer. Has Testors discontinued the Acryl line? I just purchased a ton of lacquer paints made by AK-Interactive. Testors Craft Acrylic Craft Paint provides great coverage on a variety of surfaces such as wood, metal, fabric, canvas, ceramic, glass, and more Permanent and n. Skip to Main Content Skip to Department Navigation Back. 1789X Airbrush Thinner. I was just getting used to using > it in place for Floquil. Convert to and from Tamiya, Humbrol, Mig, Vallejo Model Color, Vallejo Model Air, MrHobby, AK Interactive and Testors. During these hot San Antonio summers I use only Model Master due to paint drying on the AB tip even though the house is air conditioned. One of the few good lines of paint that Testors produced. Assorted Spray Paint Nozzle Tips (6) Testors $6.25 $5.49. C $39.69. #scale_model_crazy #scalemodelcreations Buy It Now. And there does not seem to be much interoperational capability with these various brands. Testors Acrylic Paint Set Primary, Multicolor 4.7 out of 5 stars 27. The following is the current chart of paints available online. Chuck Wanetick Goalbasher. 4.6 out of 5 stars 369. Model Masters Enamel Imperial Japan Army Navy Green 2116 1/2 oz. Paint Remover F542143. As a manufacturer of paint products, we have a long history of producing hobby kits and supplies. Quick view. It's been gone since I came back from " The Nam", quote user="Tanker-Builder"]This is what I never understood about American Companies. The big problem with these new acrylics is each brand requires their own support system. Add product to wishlist. 3 offers from $29.99. Hobby and Model Paint Set. Now color selection. bottles of enamel and spray enamels will continue for now. Tyler Cross Archangel03. Sky King. In 2013, Testors discontinued the popular Floquil and PollyScale paints that had long been a staple of any model railroader’s workbench. I've never been an acrylic fan except for hand brushing, so I turned to Gunze lacquer. Sort By: MegaHobby.com stocks the entire line of Testors paint and supplies. Testors has made from me, both as a business man and a modeler, thousands of dollars going all the way back to the Fifies.. I am not sure if everyone already knows but the Model Master and their metalizers are being discontinued. 5 bids. Watch. I give up. Testors' ¼ oz. Their prior hydrocarbon solvent based paints were far … Tamiya, well all of a sudden they have their own thinner and brush cleaner. There is now a generation of paint that works in the a/b straight from the bottle, is not spirit based, and covers well. Testors Corporation, Floquil & Floquil PollyScale Paints to be Discontinued. 9,135 1,361. The iconic 1/4-ounce bottle adds a distinctive touch to your art supply kit. Toll-Free 877-787-2467 Box 48 Nothing about the enamel line. Posted by Run Eight on Saturday, August 3, 2013 4:59 PM Saturday 03 August 2013 . Model … This is a 1/4oz (7.4ml) Glass Jar of Semi-Gloss Black Enamel Paint from Testors. RPM I believe is also the Rustoleum company... At any rate, RPM decided the Floquil brand was not universally as well known as Testors so it was discontinued in favor … You just have to look for it! Search Results: Paints / Paints Enamels / Testors 1/2oz Military 1 thru 32 of 46 items #scale_model_crazy #scalemodelcreations Quick view. The new Testors paint markets under the name Model Master. Testors -3 Acrylic Paint Finishing KIT, Multicolor 4.6 out of 5 stars 136. gas out by the bottle for say three days,and I had the greatest texturing paint I ever saw! Testors, Floquil, Poly Scale and Pactra were all owned by the same Canadian parent company, RPM. It will be Grey Green. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Latest Updates. I could let Testors M.M. Railroad Model Craftsman, ©2015-2020 White River Productions. They are great for airbrushing and with a drop of retarder, they brush just fine. Testor paints, glues, airbrushes and accessories are sold world-wide and are still proudly made in the USA. Testors Enamel Paint Bright Lime - Gloss. tek, and Model Master Brands as the demand for these products continue to decline. Oh! Wasn't Acrylic supposed to mean easy clean up with water ? Decal Set 8804. Tamiya just came out with an enamel paint line up. Don't let it hurt-I'm in that group, too, vintage 1964. i read the letter from testors i'm in shock, they get rid of those paints i will never buy anything from testors or rustoleum paint again, why buy a company then get rid of something that works. Sad to see them go for sure. That's bound to happen in any human endevour. Testors has decided to discontinue a number of popular paint brands in response to what it calls a changing modeling market. Thinner 7.4 ml 1148. Get it as soon as Tue, Dec 8. $2.07. I know they’re still producing acrylics but the new ones have a design similar to their enamel paint bottles. As a manufacturer of paint products, we have a long history of producing hobby kits and supplies. Multiply that by all the Modelers who started and stayed with them, Guess they don't need the money ,HuH?? I fully agree about Polly Scale. Click on each colour swatch to take you to the corresponding order page. $2.07. April 9, 2018 at 3:58 pm . Not wanting to add paint to your toilet paper panic buying but if there is a color you particularly need, now is the time to stock up. Testors Enamel Paint Brown - Gloss. Microscale has put together a cross reference for you to find substitute paint colors from alternate paint manufacturers. The additives like Tamiya's retarder HAS to be odorless! Includes American, British, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Modern Armour (Gulf War) colours. Was: Previous Price $25.00. I ask here because we seem to have members with good industry info. I now use Tamiya exclusively. Assorted Spray Paint Nozzle Tips (6) Testors $6.25 $5.49. Demand fell first, and they responded by gradually scaling back the product, until finally taking the decision to discontinue the product. I suspect that Model Master's core customer base is made up of older American modelers in their 50s or older, and that base is dying off. I still love the way they spray though. Shoot, Revell got a lot of that through my LHS!! enamel paints come in over 45 popular colors in the Iconic glass bottle. the master series of paints isn't good i wouldn't paint a garbage can with it much less model. Testors Paint. 2 new & refurbished from $11.52. Testors 3 oz. Those were great paints. Posted by dknelson on Monday, October 28, 2019 10:12 AM The title says it all. View our, Thank you for reaching out. I hear conflicting rumors but clearly lots of colors that used to be available are not now - not just railroad but military, large scale, figures and so on. Add to Cart . Thinner 51.7 ml 1156. All this Tree-Hugging Water-Saving Hype about Acrylics is just that, B.S. If a paint brand requires all sorts of additional steps and additives to get best results, I’m gonna pass. No Brush Marks". Apparently the old 1/4 Oz. To that, we are evolving our strategy to focus more keenly on Testors, our flagship brand and are discontinuing our Pactra, Az tek, and Model Master Brands as … Brush painted that puppy and also all the markings. sized bottles and it was a whole dime per bottle. 10 ml; 23 ml; Tamiya Lacquer Paints 10ml; Spray TS (Plastic) Spray AS (Aircraft) Spray PS (Polycarbonate) Tamiya Primers; Tamiya Thinners; Diorama Texture; Testors Model Master Paint. Rust-Oleum, which owns. Testors is a dinosaur that can't compete. I still get calls to retouch or change a model I have already built. Rustoleum has bought many of the hobby paint lines made in the USA except Scalecoat, Badger Modelflex and True color. Keep pulling selection and desireability and lower quality to save money and eventually create a negative market, then kill a product! Testors DID NOT buy out Floquil and they had NOTHING to do with Floquil being discontinued (or Poly Scale either). Testors Enamel Sprays Custom Hot Rod Red - … This is the core modelers brand of choice, offering the most complete system of modern and historical paint colors and accessories available today. 9,135 1,361. 1 offer from $44.19. Testors / testors / ENAMEL PAINTS To refine this list of products, return to the grid view . What a differance a couple decades makes! Venger. $2.07. These paint folks need to remember the K.I.S.S. You can expect … There should normally be very little pressure in the paint chamber. FREE Shipping. It's too bad, as I grew up on Model Master, but like many others, I've moved on. Thinner 8oz/236ml 1/2 Pint 8824. Anthony Eris Chele01. Still lousy brushability out of the bottle! Internet Hobbies will strive to complete your paint order as fully as possible. We wanted our cars to look good so we used pactra. " Is ModelMasters paint (Testors/RustOleum) being discontinued or just greatly reduced? $34.45 $ 34. (941) 749-6030 - online orders/office (941) 753-5113 - fax. Living in a houshold where I am the only one without serious allergies, I cannot spray unless it's outside. Aztek- good riddance. Only 6 left in stock - order soon. Testors Colour Enamel Paint Chart. Do you really expect me to spend time trying to make the surfaces accept a new and different product and hope the color will match? From United States. See similar items. FREE Shipping. Dullcoat Lacquer 1160 . $20.00 $ 20. some do not. I can still take a Very old bottle of Yellow( Quite transluscent, it is!) 10 ml ; 23 ml; Gloss Acrylic Paints. Quick buy. 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