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sleeper123

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clear gloss coat over decals
« on: November 14, 2017, 07:06:19 PM »

Hi just wanted some advice, can someone suggest a clear gloss coat for on top of decals on a plastic kit.
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Re: clear gloss coat over decals
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2017, 11:44:54 PM »


Humbrol do a decal fix check out there web site there are some videos on how to use there products .
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Re: clear gloss coat over decals
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2017, 03:13:17 AM »

Be sure to use a decal fix such as Solvaset before you put a clear sealer over the decals. This will set the decal down over ridges and rivets and securely fasten the decal to the surface. A variety of clear over coats can be used as long as they don't damage the plastic the decal is applied to, from varnish to testor's glosscoat, or dull coat.

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Re: clear gloss coat over decals
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2017, 11:18:35 AM »

Hi,
 First make sure the surface you're putting the decals on is a gloss finish or you will get what's called silvering , as others have said use a setting solution I use microscale's  micro sol and micro set then once dry use any varnish you like gloss, semi, or Matt.
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Re: clear gloss coat over decals
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2017, 08:59:31 PM »


post altered. :-))

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Re: clear gloss coat over decals
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2017, 09:36:43 AM »

Hi thanks for the suggestions I will look into some
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