It's only the paint surface. I sprayed it from a can and the plastic was
cold. It was also dry.
I don't use a drying booth. I let it dry for 10 minutes before spraying the
second coat. I put the can in hot water for 10 minutes before spraying. At
the second attempt I used a cold can. No difference.
With craters I mean a sort of tiny cracks all over the body with rising
Cracks are usually cased by the first coat drying at a different rate than
the second coat. I always shoot the model warm and if using a spray can, let
it soak in a pan of hot water for 20 minutes and be sure to shake it VERY
well, usually hearing a rattle inside the can.
"Pin-Holing - Tiny round breaks in a paint film giving the appearance of a
pinhole. Caused by rapid solvent loss. They may or may not have raised
That's how "Testors' Understanding paint" describes it. This is very helpful
reading found at testors.com.
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