So yesterday I basically spent all day figuring out how to dye these, and I think I figured it out. I tried a method dukeofdiecast talked about in one of my older posts. What he said you do is get a container, pour the dye in, then put the cast in, then introduce boiling water and leave it alone for about 45 minutes. I did that, and here we are. I think the results are much better.

I first gave my orange P1 another go in tangerine using this method. Not alot changed, but the color seems to “pop” a bit more now.

Then I did the same to my royal blue casting, which already had 1-2 goes before using my older method. Again, the color pops out much more now, looking like what’s on the box.

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This is what happened to with dark green after already trying to get said color from the old method. Somehow we got teal. Strange, but it looks good.

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And bonus round; what was once my minty P1. Since this was least favorite, I basically turned this into a dummy casting an dyed it multiple times with every color I used that day. Not only did I just end up with a dark gray, I kinda damaged it as you can see from the roof pillar, and I think there’s a teeny bit of rust on the right side you can’t see now. So guess another thing I learned besides dukeofdiecast’s method being superior is that dying a casting many times ain’t a great idea.