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Future v Clear Gloss
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Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 12:48 AM UTC
That is, model clear gloss (e.g. Gunze Super Clear gloss, Tamiya's clear coats, etc.). Does Future aka Johnson's Kleer have an advantage over spraycan gloss coats?
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Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2002 - 04:18 AM UTC
An advantage that Future (Johnson's) has over the spray can lacquer-based products is that it comes ready-to-use over both water-slide and dry-transfer decals. It doesn't damage them. If you slip up and apply a heavy coat of either gloss or dull lacquer coat - you run the risk of destroying a dry-transfer.

When either applied by hand or with airbrush, drying time is faster with Future (Johnson's) too. It will not hurt the paint underneath - where lacquer-based cover coats can damage a paint finish that hasn't properly setup yet. All the products emit an odor while they cure, but the Future (Johnson's) is less offensive to most noses.

My experiences...