Customs: Clear coat question

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  1. StarFire_MK2

    StarFire_MK2 'Till All are One! TFW2005 Supporter

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    For those of you who have used high-gloss tamiya clear-coats: how durable is it? Is it designed to provide protection, like Rustoleum lacquers, or is it more a sheen finish? Does it orange-peel (slightly bumpy finish)?

    I really like the Rustoleum I've been using, but it does have faint orange-peeling which requires polishing to remove. I don't get orange-peeling with tamiya paints, and suspect their clear-coats don't either.
     
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    frenzyrumble Banned

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    you gotta spray this stuff THICK to get a good shine. I didn't like it, it's VERY thinner based and will pull up paint any less than a week's time dry period.

    I prefer Testor's over this, and over Krylon.
     
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    try some Future, it's the best I have found.
     
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    I like testors as well. After i spray it on and let it set I can scratch the paint with my fingernail and it doesnt come off. Very good stuff..
     

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