I recently took the plunge into the world of phaser kits with the purchase of a Roddenberry.com Wrath of Khan phaser. I had fun with the sanding and gluing, and I'm getting close to the priming and painting phase. I have absolutely no painting experience, so I'm anxious about it. The instructions call for Plastikote Light Blue #1540 which I have looked high and low for both in my local hardware and hobby stores and online. No luck. Apparently, Plastikote is tough to find in the States (I'm in N.C.) which is why the instructions state, "...or another similar shade of light metallic blue." Does anyone have any suggestions for alternatives that they have used or know of? Any help here would be greatly appreciated.