Is Testors being discontinued?

Is Testors being discontinued?

You might’ve seen these lying around in your LGS or even Hobby Lobby, but now it appears in 2020 the Testors Model Master line is going out of production.

Why did Testors go out of business?

Spokesperson Vince Pierri said that demand for the discontinued brands has been on the decline for a number of reasons including “aging demographics, less interest among younger audiences and the fact that most model trains now come pre-painted.” While the company will no longer be producing those types of paint.

What happened to Testors models?

To that, we are evolving our strategy to focus more keenly on Testors, our flagship brand and are discontinuing our Pactra, Aztek, and Model Master Brands as the demand for these products continue to decline. It was bound to happen. Their quality has been declining for some time.

Is Testors model paint out of business?

Testors Paint is Being Discontinued.

What happened Testors paint?

Testor is now part of The Rust-Oleum Group which has No. 1 brand recognition and market share in the U.S. and Canada in the rust-preventative, decorative, specialty and professional segments of the small-project paint category.

Do you have to thin Testors paint for airbrush?

Most Model Master and Testors “Acrylic” paints are pre-thinned for airbrushing. Thin paint by adding thinner drop by drop, until your consistency has been achieved. Model Master Metalizer is pre-thinned for spraying and will not need thinning.

Are Tamiya paints enamel?

Tamiya Color Enamel Paints are used for brush or spray painting, and can be applied to almost any surface of wood, metal or plastic. Each bottle contains 10ml of paint, and when spray painting enamels, best results are achieved by adding 2 parts of thinner to 10 parts of paint.

What is Tamiya Acrylic?

Tamiya Color Acrylic Paints are made from water-soluble acrylic resins and are excellent for either brush or spray painting. These paints can be used on styrol resins, styrofoam, wood, plus all of the common model plastics. The paint covers well, flows smoothly with no blushing or fading, and can be blended easily.

Who bought Testors paint?

Testor Corporation

Founded 1929 as The Testor Chemical Company
Area served Worldwide
Products Enamel paint, acrylic paint, aerosol paint, adhesive, cutting tools
Brands Testors Model Master Spray Chalk Testors Craft
Parent Rust-Oleum

What removes Testors enamel paint?

To remove the dried paint use enamel thinner or lacquer thinner. Model Master Thinner 8824 8 oz.

Can I use enamel paint in my airbrush?

Enamel Paint – Yes, you can use enamel paint in your airbrush so long as you are vigilant about cleaning it properly immediately after you use it. Testors Enamel Paints can be thinned with Enamel Paint Thinner. Be sure to work in a well ventilated area and wear a mask.

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