Re: look what i bought today (part 2)
I used a kitchen sponge... the sort you can get in packs of ten or so -- rectangular, with a scrubby back? Just cut a small square... otherwise you are tempted to go mad... and I just used those small tins of enamel paint, 50 ml Humbrol. Once shaken, pry open the lid and dab underside of lid with the sponge. WORK THE PAINT IN A BIT, DON'T HAVE IT DRIPPING WET!!!
Scrape a bit off if need be. You want it to almost be "dry"...
Work slowly and steadily, building up a smooth layer of paint. You may see some bubbles at first, but these will soon disappear as you continue dabbing. Don't press too hard, and the paint will stay on the surface instead of bleeding down the sides of the letters/stripes.
Once finished, just throw the sponge away (lots more where that came from...)
The twinnie has not faded or deteriorated in any way in 21 months, and the 3 litre was done in July, with no fade apparent yet.
If you can play a guitar and harmonica at the same time, like Bob Dylan or Neil Young, you're a genius. But make that extra bit of effort and strap some cymbals to your knees, suddenly people want to get the hell away from you.
- Rich Hall
Gone but not forgotten - 164 2.0, 164 Super 3.0 V6, 156 1.6 T.Spark, 156 2.5 V6...