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frogimus
02-10-2010, 05:56 PM
I was looking for a paint shaker and got this in yahoo search. I might give this a try since I have a couple of different sized scroll saws.

http://airfieldmodels.com/information_source/how_to_articles_for_model_builders/finishing_techniques/painting/scroll_saw_paint_shaker/index.htm

Hinton
02-10-2010, 06:01 PM
That's interesting. Getting all MacGyver-ish; cool. Thanks for passing it along!

Don't have a scroll saw myself, but I do have a back massager thing; makes me wonder how well that might work.

shanerozzell
02-10-2010, 06:24 PM
It seem a bit hardcore for a pot of vallejo.

War Griffon
02-10-2010, 06:27 PM
It seem a bit hardcore for a pot of vallejo.

Thats what I was thinking, I'll stick to shaking my paint pots by hand I need the exercise and I'm not that lazy yet :smile:

kdlynch
02-10-2010, 06:33 PM
I found a used laboratory mixer on ebay for 15... shakes paint .very. well, including nightmare paints like the P3 golds. I keep it down at the FLGS so anyone needing a reaaaallly good mix can use it, since it's not something you need everyday.

Hinton
02-10-2010, 07:37 PM
I found a used laboratory mixer on ebay for 15... shakes paint .very. well, including nightmare paints like the P3 golds.

I know a couple of people that have a mixer/shaker like that; claims that it does a fantastic job, especially on older paints.

And really, this degree of mixing/shaking is probably only needed on paints that have been sitting quite some time.

lizcam
02-10-2010, 10:31 PM
Cool project but Donna has one of these http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=ROB411 . Works really well. She has issues with strength in her hands so it's a must. And ask Leopardpixie. It's fun!

shanerozzell
02-10-2010, 11:00 PM
Cool project but Donna has one of these http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=ROB411 . Works really well. She has issues with strength in her hands so it's a must. And ask Leopardpixie. It's fun!

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