There are some metal foils which can be applied to models: see
MicroMark.com. I've not used them, but they may work. I suspect that they
are difficult to apply without wrinkles. I suspect that when correctly
applied, they are better than anything except for vacuum plating for
simulating metal car sidings like stainless steel.
wrote on 10/3/03 9:03 AM:
> One of the model paint companies (Testors??) make two paints (two part
> application) used to simulate SS and other types of metal. The SS has a
> black coat over sprayed with metallic. It is reported to be the best
> available to simulate SS passenger cars.
> This was reported by Andy S. in a MR article and has been talked about
> on various groups.
> As you didn't ask about SS I think the process is used for other types
> of metal simulation!
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