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I got this with my megapaint. Has anyone used it? It's a gloss varnish. I want to seal in the paint on the first guy I painted but gloss? I duuno. Also if you have any links or can post a pic with a model finished with this I will appreciate it.
I generally only use hardcoat for things like lenses or eyes. It is way too glossy for most things. One thing some others do is give a coat of ardcoat and then a spray of purity seal. The ardcoat slows the wear and tear on paintwork, the purity seal takes the shine off it.
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As stated above this stuff gives an extreme glossy coat to models.
I use a lot of it, but I like my CSM and LatD odels to look real slimy, so it actually helps rather than hinders.
As for posting some pictures, I still haven't got the hang of getting my shots small enough in size to fit into a thread.
When I do, I'll try to show some here.
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The gloss varnish will add quite a bit of protection to your figures. If you want durability but not the shine you can use the 'ardcoat and then use a flat varnish spray to dull down the shine. This way you get the best of both worlds. I personally use Testor's dullcote but there are other brands of flat varnish.
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I personally like the ardcoat on bases and essentially everywhere that doesn't have too much detail, brush applied. then sprayed over with Krylon "super-matte" finish, which i have found is awesome for dullcoating things, but doesn't build up as much as the testor's stuff (no disrespect intended slorak, I love the minis from your shop)