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    Aug 12, 2013, 9:16 PM - Best clear coat to use on helmet and armor #1

    I wanted to find a really good clear coat seal for my helmet and armor. Right now I just have a few coats f testors dull coat but wanted to know what everyone else uses. Are there any "heavy duty" water proof sealers that anyone has uses, maybe something epoxy based? I dont want to fear a little rain while trooping. Just curious.

    thanks,

    Arakus
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    Aug 13, 2013, 12:02 AM - Re: Best clear coat to use on helmet and armor #2

    I have been doing a triple coat of humbrol matte coat. Dunno how resilient it is yet, but I did run my gaunts through the rain with no issues.
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    Aug 13, 2013, 8:40 AM - Re: Best clear coat to use on helmet and armor #3

    You should be fine with dullcoat...even without it a little water isnt going to hurt your paint...now laquer thinner is another story
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    Aug 21, 2013, 10:21 AM - Re: Best clear coat to use on helmet and armor #4

    Yep. Testors Dullcote is what I use as well.
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    Oct 25, 2013, 10:47 PM - Re: Best clear coat to use on helmet and armor #5

    I paint rc helicopters and automotive and I would use a two part clear coat! you can get flat , semi ect.. granted its a little bit more $ and bad if you breath it "just use a respirator" but its way tougher than an old rattle can!! and you can get it at your local auto paint store...

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