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Aug 4, '13, 10:07 AM
I have a spare Lt. Uhura and want to make a custom Mystique figure. Is there any special preperation to paint her? Will the paint stick to the plastic? Any tips or advice?

Aug 4, '13, 10:24 AM
If im painting resin head I use an acrylic primer I got from a hobby shop, but many guys say they just slap it on as long as its good paint.

Aug 4, '13, 11:30 PM

An original Mego head will be tough to repaint, with any measure of durability. Automotive interior vinyl paint works good, and you might be able to find a good dark blue that'd cover the brown of the head. You'd need a different type of paint for the body though.

Don C.