A quick inspection of the list indicates that further Model Master colors are being deleted from the lines of "FS" colors and auto colors, some of the "Acryl" colors, several spray colors, the "Model Master" tools, and even … Wasn't Testors a part of Rustoleum line anyway to begin with? Especially when I told her Hobby - Town was out of the flat black in any size because they were having difficulty getting them . No, Rustoleum didn't "buy out" Testors. I'm still not convinced Testors will discontinue their paint line. I primarily use MM enamels as well. Probably 98% of my paints are MM enamels with the rest being made up of a single bottle of Tamiya and a couple of my last remaining Floquil silvers. 4.7 out of 5 stars 525. They also have a line of products specifically geared toward veteran modelers and hobbying in general called Model Masters. 84. TES1708 Insignia Yellow Flat FS33538 Enamel Paint .5 oz Bottle Model Master Model Master FS Enamels System professional hobby enamels are guaranteed by Testors to match corresponding U.S. Government Federal Standard FS military colors. Testors Corp. https://www.michaels.com/testors-flat-enamel-paint/M10060853.html July 2008. I was reading Testors Facebook page and see they are now confirming they are no longer going to produce Model Master paints or products. Please allow additional time for delivery. Product Item #: 277108. We had a discussion in a model club meeting last night on this subject. > Building Supplies > Paints > Enamel: Testors Model Master Light Gray FS36492 1/2 oz tes2038 I have been noticing a steady decline of shelf life with the MM paints, some going bad after a year or even less. We are open, but orders may be delayed unexpectedly. Apparently the old 1/4 Oz. Model Color Individual Colors; 8 Color Sets; 16 Color Sets; Box Sets; Model Air. I guess if I have to go to acrylics I will have to glosscoat everything I want glossy. But, the Marines don't have that problem.”. 99 $10.99 $10.99. I don't know about the status of their enamels, I don't use them. Posted by scigs30 on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 8:26 AM. Word has it they are doing away with is ONLY the "Model Master II" line (numbered in the 2xxx), The older Model Master enamel line is STAYING!! But then again, he's the only one left. First they killed the Floquil line and now another one bites the dust. The Model Master II line of enamels would be a serious blow to military modelers because it covers a lot of different subjects. F is for FIRE, That burns down the whole town! (right now that is MM enamels). Welcome to HyperScale's Discussion, Picture Posting & Trading Forums. Testors, having started out with primarily enamel paints… Our community is FREE to join. Too many models to build, not enough time in a lifetime!! Testor'S 2721 1/2 Oz Classic Black Gloss Model Master Auto Enamel Paint. Personally, I just like to use 1 brand of paint. Includes American, British, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Modern Armor (Gulf War) colors. Model Master I is NOT part of the International Military & Figures Enamel line. About 4 or so years ago, RPM appeared to be "consolidating" Testors and Rustoleum, whatever that means (RPM's words, not mine). Looks like Humbrol will be the last man standing in the enamel world. MODEL MASTER Enamel Model Paint #2075 Dunkelbraun RLM 1/2 fl. Too many issues with them, and too many better products out there. View our, Tools, Techniques, and Reference Materials, http://www.testors.com/product-catalog/testors-brands/model-master. This list of discontinued Model Master bottled paints was recently posted on ARC; I have checked it against Testors' web site, and here are my findings. They have NO intention of doing away with Flat Black Model Master as many Model railroaders use it too . I've got word in another forums by a knowledgable member there who got the real story. Sad really. rrmodelcraftsman.com/testors-discontinues-popular-lines-of-model-paint More Buying Choices $8.83 (2 new offers) I still find Black Chrome . If they were going to get rid of anything they should have gotten rid of the old Testors enamel. More Buying Choices $4.66 (4 new offers) ... TESTORS 4680 Model Master Gray Acrylic Paint Primer GP00843 1/2 Ounce. You are correct. The EU has far stricter regulations on those sorts of things, yet Revell, Humbrol, and Xtracolor all have enamel lines with no word of being discontinued. That's too bad. Rustoleum, the parent company for Testors hobby paints has discontinued the Model Master line of acrylic and enamel paint and accessories. That didn't happen with the older products. I do not care for their acrylics. Testors / testors / ENAMEL PAINTS. http://members.boardhost.com/Warship/msg/1496861594.html, nothing official from testors in the form of a press release but would they normally do a press release? I'd love to see Humbrol in my area LHS. I, too, use MM acrylics as well and never was an issue to me. $2.06 $1.69. $8.84 $ 8. This is the core modelers brand of choice, offering the most complete system of modern and historical paint colors and accessories available today. Both were independent companies, acquired by Testors in order to gain their customers. That doesn't justify rewarding Testors by continuing to purchase their products. Model Color. She explained that the shipments were up to date , But , the mystery is , Where did those paints go ? Fairly significant for one of the oldest brands in this hobby. Rustoleum has bought many of the hobby paint lines made in the USA except Scalecoat, Badger Modelflex and True color. Over 125 highly accurate international colors. $3.99 shipping. It is arguably the best hobby paint formula in the world for performance. If they can build up enough colours for military/figure/car modellers then they may be the new go to paint. Can our esteemed editors and forum moderators confirm or disprove the matter? Model Master Semi-Gloss White Tint RLM 21 Enamel Paint--1/2 oz. All have been discontinued except where noted: Armor Sand FS 30277 - available only as bottled acrylic. Add to list . I know some prefer enamels but in reality, acrylics are starting to be more in favor than enamels. oz. 4.6 out of 5 stars 66. Now it appears Model Masters may be getting the boot. again no panic but worthy of a discussion. Testors produces tons of hobby products for model making from dull coats to enamel paints and everything in between. I'm going to put this to bed once and for all regarding this needless panic of Master Model enamels are being discontinued. Flat Black 1/4 oz. Sincerely, Jason K. Rust-Oleum Product Support, Very bad news, this is good chunk of their paint line. I prefer enamels. I was just getting used to using it in place for Floquil. I may start buying it in Bulk to save the poor little grey hairs on my head from disappearing faster by being pulled out ! They are adding to the line all the time. I've heard this as well about a year or so back. This list of discontinued Model Master bottled paints was recently posted on ARC; I have checked it against Testors' web site, and here are my findings. I'm not too worried about it at the moment. FREE Shipping. You didn't mention which colors are being discontinued. I have heard that emissions problems may be part of the issue. It is the most complete system of authentic military paints available today. I have used them a few times for flat finishes. And Testors acrylics are probably some of the worst out there. I imagine this may be the beginning of the end for Model Master. The 9580D International Military & Figure Enamel was recently discontinued due to the lack of support for it in the marketplace, however the Model Master paint line as a whole is still available: http://www.testors.com/product-catalog/testors-brands/model-master If you have any additional questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us. TESTORS CORPORATION Boys 170508 Model Master 31136 Paint, 1/2 oz, Insignia Red. Click on one or more categories below to refine your search results. MODEL MASTER® ABOUT MILITARY ENAMEL PAINTS. Well, if they do discontinue their enamel line and stay strictly with acylics, then we shall be parting ways. Their acrylics work fine. All have been discontinued except where noted: “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. Rest assured the Model Master Acrylic line is completely safe. Yes, Testors has some quality control issues over the past several years. MegaHobby.com stocks the complete Testors and Model Master Line of Acrylic and Enamel Paint products. The Testors Model Master brand especially. Based on this thread and a very recent experience I contacted the company .The very nice lady I spoke to was as confused as I am . Then I will be strictly Humbrol for enamels and whoever else for acrylics. All of the RLM colors for Luftwaffe modelers, most of the base colors for armor modelers, and a lot for figure painters as well, are all potential candidates for being discontinued under the conditions reported. You can expect out of stocks and delays during the COVID-19 outbreak. All of us grew up with Testors/Model Master. http://www.arcforums.com/forums/air/index.php?/topic/299198-testors-products-being-discontinued/. All the international military and figure colours are being discontinued. Testors Model Master Medium Gray 35237. For all I care, it could be 'fake news". Supplies of all Testors' products will be sold on a first-come basis while supplies last. FREE Shipping. We'll see if this is a general shift from enamels to acrylic or perhaps the military colours were too specific and just didn't sell well? USA Note--Paint orders cannot be shipped UPS AIR or USPS Express Mail. The portfolio included Testors branded Enamel and Acrylic paints, Model Master branded Enamel and Acrylic Paints, as well as the Aztek Airbrush system with “Ready To Spray” Acrylic Paints. This is the core modeler’s brand of choice, offering the most complete system of modern and historical paint colors and accessories available today. $4.00 shipping. Testors # tes1149tt. 41. 95. I just wish they would give us a decent lid for the jars. Are there any other enamel paint brands out there that you'd recommend that are good for both hand brushing and airbrushing? I've been seeing on some other forums that Rustoleum has bought out, or will be buying out, the Testors line of paints. Model Kit paints have been around as long as models, harking back to the old days of Pactra Paints. I have found no news of Testors discontinuing their paint line anywhere on the net. How about it, FSM? This item is an ORM-D / Limited regulated product and can only be shipped by ground. Its superior color selection and performance makes it the best choice for modelers, gamers, illustrators, artists, educators and historians. Add to registry Testors Enamel Paint Open Stock .25oz-Hot Pink Gloss. This website uses cookies for functionality, analytics and advertising purposes as described in our, PLANE TALKING - HyperScale's Aircraft Scale Model Discussion Forum, Discontinued Testors Model Master Paints -- Updated/Corrected. Hobby and Model Enamel Paint. I have been completely unsuccessful in getting a good gloss finish. Both Testors and Rustoleum are part of the RPM Conglomerate. In 2012, Testor introduced CreateFX which has stimulated learning and creativity in school, club and craft and hobby projects. To refine this list of products, return to the grid view. 4.6 out of 5 stars 36. DISCONTINUED Enamel Testors 2945 Model Master Car Spray Turquoise Metallic. I heard that Testors is coming out with a color just called semi-matt or semi-gloss black (forget which), but I have sure not seen it on racks yet. Acrylics; Enamels; Metalizers; Thinners; Top Clear Coats; UMP Weathering Washes; Uschi Van Der Rosten Metallic Powders; Vallejo Model Paints. I am awaiting a reply . Bad move on their part. Colors are intermixable with all Model Master enamel paints. $3.99. From my count, it's around 133 colours. Testor paints, glues, airbrushes and accessories are sold world-wide and are still proudly made in the USA. Perhaps the average modeller is just fine with the colours offered in the standard MM lineup. It's actually quite significant. 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