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Old 07-08-2014, 06:01 AM
The Original Youngblood The Original Youngblood is offline
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Virginia, on the west side of my ancestral farm
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markings on the sights
RATS! I read that as just sights, sorry! Yes grease pencil or lacquer stick as already mentioned.

I have also used the model enamel on a few. While doing the enamel is more labor intensive, it may be a bit more permanent.

I found that the key to painting them is the "wipe clean" approach. If you use cloth or the like it will not only remove the excess but also the paint in the markings.

I cut up pieces of paper (old printer rejects) and use those, with a drop or two of low odor mineral spirits applied as the clean-up medium for wiping away excess.

With this method, each location requires multiple "wipes". Each piece of paper can be used for a single wipe, otherwise you will just make a mess.
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