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Norman Castle

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Humbrol enamel over sanding sealer?
« on: November 06, 2015, 01:56:51 PM »

Once I've gone through the sanding sealer and sanding routine and I'm happy with the surface, do I go straight on to my brushed Humbrol enamel or do I need some sort of primer?  If I do need a primer next, can I use Rustins oil-based white primer even though it says "for bare wood" on the tin?
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Re: Humbrol enamel over sanding sealer?
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2015, 06:25:10 PM »

Just a light rub down for a key and straight on.
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Re: Humbrol enamel over sanding sealer?
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2015, 09:51:49 PM »

Like all painting an undercoat is good it will help show any blemishes as the light will reflect of it different .
Humbrol Matt 1 is a gray colour it will also help build up the paint and it will give a better depth of colour.
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Re: Humbrol enamel over sanding sealer?
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2015, 11:43:00 PM »

I would do it as David suggests. The benefit of undercoat and rubbing down pays off in a deep Lustrous finish.
 Don't rush it, keep going until it's as good as you can get it.
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Re: Humbrol enamel over sanding sealer?
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2015, 02:35:40 PM »

Cheers chaps  :-)
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