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Blakeney

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Lacquer
« on: August 15, 2016, 09:57:59 PM »

Just about finished painting the fibreglass hull of my Taymar lifeboat and applying transfers.Should I lacquer before or after?
Am using Halfords acrylic spray throughout.
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Re: Lacquer
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2016, 08:35:32 AM »

applying after applying will seal the transfers against water


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Re: Lacquer
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2016, 09:38:37 AM »

A lot of Decals are Vinyl now , will lacquer stick to that ?
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Re: Lacquer
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2016, 10:08:36 AM »

I lacquer before and after.


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Re: Lacquer
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2016, 10:09:33 AM »

Hi it is worth testing on something else first.  I have used Halfords lacquer but it did react with the decals I had from Graupner.  They crinkled after 10 minutes or so then settled down.  When they had dried they were acceptable and having decided that the worse had already happened I sprayed again and it all came out well in the end.
So if you have a spare decal practice on that first.
 I put my transfers on using water and sponged them dry afterwards.
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Re: Lacquer
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2016, 11:21:29 AM »

Thanks
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