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SHumbrol satin Dark Green 195 Enamel

Out of curiosity, why can I not get this in acrylic? Is it because it is a satin finish?

Peter s

453 posts

You can get plenty of satin acrylics. Compared to an XF- Tamiya Model air is pretty satin. 

Dad Paul B

473 posts

There was an Acrylic Satin Dark Green (163), not sure how much the shades differed.

Paul - Classic Jet Fan


17 posts

There are lots of satin finish acrylics, I don't think that's an obstacle to it's manufacture, maybe not a colour that is in common usage making an acrylic economically inviable, What is the application you are using it for? sometimes a long out of production kits had a particular paint produced, if the kit no longer exists there is no need to produce an acrylic for it


Paul Brown

1386 posts

Community Moderator

^^^This. My recollection is that the acrylic range of paints was never as extensive as enamels. This may be changing with the perception that acrylic paints are friendlier to use on several levels compared to acrylic. 

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