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Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby chariots of fire on Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:15 pm

Have any of you tried the new Molotow Chrome paint pens yet? They come in 1mm, 2mm and 4mm sizes. I just got the 2mm one to try it out and it is fabulous! The closest thing to a real chrome finish I have seen. Not sure how they will work on large items but things like trim, raised lettering and handrails it is quite the thing. I made up some rear view mirrors for some HO scale trucks and swiped the surface and voila! I had a mirror! They run about $10 each but I think it is worth the $$. Not sure it will take the place of Bare Metal Foil yet but for small touch up it is great.
For things like touching up spot lights and other chrome pieces where you have to cut them from the sprue you will not be able to tell where the difference between the original finish and the Molotow chrome.
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby jimb on Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:52 pm

I'll have to look into those.
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby EdselDan on Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:27 pm

I have only Just started hearing about them
But......
No idea when I might be able to afford one to try
Sound very promising though
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby Scale Police on Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:03 pm

Ordered the 1mm off Ebay last week, should be here next week and will advise how that goes
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby foothill6514 on Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:47 am

I have been reading a lot about them on different forum and groups. My buddy thinks they are the best thing since sliced bread, I might have to give them a try.
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby maxwell48098 on Sat May 06, 2017 1:57 pm

I purchased all three sizes at out local art supply store a couple of months ago, and have found them to be very useful for "chroming" small parts, body moldings & trim, as well as repairing damaged or worn chrome. Like any other new tool, the more you use them, the more uses you find for them.

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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby explorer2770 on Sat May 06, 2017 2:50 pm

They can now be found at Hobby Lobby, just look in the marker section under the Sharpie paint pens. They have all 3 sizes and you can use a coupon on them.
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby Ben on Mon May 15, 2017 10:57 am

Mine arrived today.
A quick swipe over the thumbnail produced a chrome like finish.
I'm a happy camper.
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Re: Molotow Chrome Pens

Postby RickW on Tue May 23, 2017 1:50 pm

Picked these up at Hobby Lobby. They had a board to test markers on so I gave them a test. Looked good even when marking over other marker spots.
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