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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 04:12 AM UTC
hi all,

paint brushes do you keep seperate ones for acrylics and enamel etc

i've started seperating the ones i use with specific paint types, does anyone else do this?

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England - East Midlands, United Kingdom
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Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 04:27 AM UTC
I have a set or two of nylon/synthetic for Acrylics, & a set of natural/sables for the little oils/enamesl I still use.

Look after them & they will last years!
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Arkansas, United States
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Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 05:54 AM UTC
If you have any rough looking brushes, you can always use Valllejo brush restorer. I don't separate my brushes by paint type. My brushes have lasted three years by keeping them oiled and washed. I do keep my detail brushes separated by type of use, i.e. drybrushing, pinstripping, etc.
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British Columbia, Canada
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Posted: Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 11:57 AM UTC
I think that I'll begin doing that. I haven't, and have paid for it by getting mucky brushes when I use acrylics too soon after using enamels.
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Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:16 AM UTC
I don't separated them, but as soon as I clean them I dab them with Vaseline oil to keep them from flaring out and keep the bristles together.