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#1 Lou

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:36 AM

How can I get my model to shine?

I have used the 2 part model masters paint then clear coat set up, with wet sanding; however, I'm still getting a somewhat flat body color.
Is there a automotive polishing compound that I can apply (without hurting the previous layers) to get the paint to really stand out? At-home Alternatives?

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#2 LoneWolf15

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:05 AM

Novus 2 for polishing , Final Treatment Detail Wax for waxing and finish ! Micro Mark carries the products.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:14 AM

Pretty hard to beat the Micromesh polishing kits which have been, and still are, sold by a number of different outlets.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 06:27 AM

Are you putting on enough coats of clear?

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 07:00 AM

I usually put down 2-3.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 11:39 AM

Scratch X may help you also. As one poster said Novus # 2 is pretty good and I use it often.

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 04:51 PM

Meguiars scratch x is the best compound I've found yet.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 04:18 PM

Just try to keep in mind that you don't want to put any paint over a polishing compound... After you paint and clear, then use the compound.....