AK Interactive Primer and Thinner (60 ml bottles)

Published: February 26th, 2014     
Primer & Thinner
Primer & Thinner
Reviewed by: 
Pablo Bauleo, IPMS# 46364
Company: AK Interactive
Price: $10.85
Product / Stock #: AK #175 (Primer) and AK #712 (Thinner)

Note on MSRP:  Primer is $10.85, Thinner is $8.95.

AK Interactive is clearly one of the specialty brands in the world of modelling. From high quality finishing and weathering products to high quality primers, they are all about "the perfect finish" for your model.

The grey primer is an excellent all-round primer, which provides a smooth coverage to plastic parts and it airbrushes really well. Their thinner, to be used sparingly from my own experience as I had a few runs, improves airbrushing quality and it can be used to thin paints from other brands, like Tamiya, Vallejo or Lifecolor paints. I've personally tried with Tamiya and it thinned and improved the flow of the paint like a charm.

A killer paint job starts with a good surface and a good surface finish is prepared for painting by the use of a good primer. Give these products a try and you won't be disappointed. I know I will be using them in a regular basis.

Recommended to modelers of all skill levels.

I would like to thank Stevens International and IPMS/USA for the review sample.

  • Primed
    Primed
  • Painted
    Painted

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