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Alclad II Gloss Klear Kote Sticky

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  • Member since
    January, 2019
Alclad II Gloss Klear Kote Sticky
Posted by Cmdr Lost on Thursday, January 17, 2019 11:41 AM

Hello everyone,

Still new to airbrushing and even newer to clear coats. I picked up Alclad gloss on the recommendation of my local shop, and I tried it out for the first time before putting decals on a Bwing model.  Well now 24 hours later the model's surface still feels tacky/sticky. The gloss shine looks good. I'm just worried about the tacky feeling. I was going to try a second coat after appling the decal, but wanted to see if something about how I applied the first coat was wrong.

 

Thanks 

  • Member since
    March, 2003
  • From: Western North Carolina
Posted by Tojo72 on Thursday, January 17, 2019 2:38 PM
I never had a problem with Alclad,is it possible that the coat was applied too thick,I always mist on any clearcoat lightly,building it up gradually.

  • Member since
    January, 2013
Posted by BlackSheepTwoOneFour on Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:09 PM

What Tojo said... sprayed on too thick and too close to the model. Always spray in several light coats. Leave it alone and let it cure. It might take a week if need be.

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