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    Nov 10, 2004, 8:40 PM - Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #1

    OK.

    Painted my Fett helmet with Polly Scale Acrylic Paint.

    Can I clearcoat it with Testors Dull Cote (lacquer) or will it F@#$ up the paint?

    To complicate things, I used enamel paint on the back of the helmet (floquil, coudlnt find the right green in polly s acrylic)

    Paint gurus, I am at your mercy.

    Do I even need to clear coat it?

    Sean
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    Nov 10, 2004, 10:33 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #2

    Hmmmm some Laquer based paint wrinkles, some Acrylic. Spray some of your base paint on a test piece, and then dull cost it and see if its compatible.
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    Nov 10, 2004, 11:20 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #3

    Glad to see someone is asking before coating like I did when I screwed up my helmet over the summer

    Wish I could help, buddy.
    Hope it comes out OK.
    Can't wait to see some pics.

    JB
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    Nov 24, 2004, 2:39 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #4

    Jedi-Bob, what happened to your helmet and what were the products that you used? My fiberglass helm is just a few steps away from the topcoat, and I don't want any accidents, either!
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    Nov 24, 2004, 4:20 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #5

    I'm using polly scale acrylics on my bucket and have dullcoated it with Testors Dullcote spray with no apparent problems.
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    Nov 26, 2004, 4:25 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #6


    Mercutio wrote:

    Jedi-Bob, what happened to your helmet and what were the products that you used? My fiberglass helm is just a few steps away from the topcoat, and I don't want any accidents, either!
    jedi bob used american accents clear topcoat IIRC...

    sean
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    Nov 26, 2004, 11:31 PM - Re: Lacquer Testors Dull Cote over Polly S Acrylic Paint? #7

    Ugh!!! Don't remind me.

    The stuff turned into a glaze like a donut. Freaked me out BIG TIME!!!!

    All is well now though.

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