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Old 05-10-2008, 12:21 AM   #1
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stopped by Mikes house today to do his tails. Not alot of pics but we got the final product shots

before obviously
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uhhhh what happened? they look purple and there is no shine....
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well they are not purple in person,

the the clear was a matte finish
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Yeah they're kinda dull and faded. That'* the effect I got when I used the krylon... duplicoat or whatever worked much better.
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i agree with you haro. it DOES look nice (to me)

but im gonna make it a little darker eventually

and i dont know why its not glossy... the stuff we used to gloss it was "dupli-color clear acrylic lacquer"

any suggestions to gloss it up? =)

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Odd... that'* same thing I finished mine with. What kind of conditions are you painting in? Is it humid?
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Odd... that'* same thing I finished mine with. What kind of conditions are you painting in? Is it humid?
not humid, cool...50*ish
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That could be a tad too cold for that clear. I did mine in about 70 degrees, and very light humidity.
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i dont know why its not glossy... the stuff we used to gloss it was "dupli-color clear acrylic lacquer"
so what actually was it? Can you take a picture of the can?
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i believe its this one:

http://www.duplicolor.com/products/pro_aerosols.html

but its not pictured there

it looks like its DPL 106 Clear but on the can i got it says DAL 1695
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