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#221 408calirides

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:25 PM

Thanks for the info and pics, so will it go over any paints like duplicolor, rust oleum, model master, testors and Tamyia paints?

Also I don't use airbrush so as applying coats is it the same time period as using a fan brush ?

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Posted 09 July 2014 - 06:31 PM

Ismael, It is safe over any type or brand of paint. I also have friends that get great results putting it on with a brush as well. Put it on let dry and put on more until you get the shine you want.



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 10:50 AM

Ok so the wife is at walmart and found the PLEDGE WITH THE BOOTS on it and is bringing it home tonight. Gonna give this a shot on a test body and see how well it works :) 

 

For those using brushes what and pics of the one to use works best to brush it on?



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 01:19 PM

Ok so the wife is at walmart and found the PLEDGE WITH THE BOOTS on it and is bringing it home tonight. Gonna give this a shot on a test body and see how well it works :)

 

For those using brushes what and pics of the one to use works best to brush it on?

Keep in mind I have heard that Pledge floor shine does not stick on bare plastic. I suggest you get some cheap acrylic craft paint. 59 cents for two ounces at Walmart and brush that on let dry 15 minutes or use a hairdryer then apply the pledge. Let dry. A fluffy wide brush is best. Apply in thin coat then add more thin coats each until desired shine. Then go rinse it off in the sink and repeat. Do this as many times as you want until you feel comfortable with the results.



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Posted 15 July 2014 - 01:59 PM

Keep in mind I have heard that Pledge floor shine does not stick on bare plastic. I suggest you get some cheap acrylic craft paint. 59 cents for two ounces at Walmart and brush that on let dry 15 minutes or use a hairdryer then apply the pledge. Let dry. A fluffy wide brush is best. Apply in thin coat then add more thin coats each until desired shine. Then go rinse it off in the sink and repeat. Do this as many times as you want until you feel comfortable with the results.

 

the spare body is painted :), and i'll do as your info says, thanks again.



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Posted 16 July 2014 - 10:35 AM

so i gave it a try and put on 3 coats and it's still dull?????


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Posted 16 July 2014 - 12:56 PM

I don't brush it on personally but I would continue to put thin mist coats on it. Here is my tutorial in case you have not seen it. You will see how I start and it is flat and gets shinier and shinier with each coat. I do realize my video is done using an airbrush but applying it is the same layer by layer. I generally ise 1 1/2 to two ounces of floor polish before getting a shine on it. Maybe this vid will help.



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Posted 24 August 2014 - 05:41 PM

looking forward to trying this stuff!


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Posted 20 October 2014 - 03:03 PM

Has anyone tried a drop of Simple Green to their airbrush cup of Future for the super wet look yet?  How about placing a shoebox over car bodies to help slow drying time and help levelling?



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Posted 21 October 2014 - 12:43 AM

Has anyone tried a drop of Simple Green to their airbrush cup of Future for the super wet look yet?  How about placing a shoebox over car bodies to help slow drying time and help levelling?

David,
I have added Simple Green to Future as mentioned on Swanny's Models website. It did a nice job! As with anything, practice on some scrap just to get a feel for how it handles...


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Posted 23 October 2014 - 06:52 AM

whats the trick to air brushing? A lot of light coats or just keep spraying until it smooth's out?

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Posted 23 October 2014 - 02:05 PM

Is this stuff still available? Can't find it at any of the "Big" Marts around here.



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Posted 03 November 2014 - 12:40 PM

For those who are interested, I was just able to pick up one of these Pledge bottles with the boots on them at my local Walmart. It was back in a corner with all the mops and floor cleaning supplies. This is my first time working with this or Future, and it seems to be doing what others here have said. I am using it to hold down some old decals that weren`t adhering. I was actually able to put it under the decal with a q-tip and burnish down the decal while not having any residue on the paint like you would get with white glue or clear enamel/lacquer. I am very happy about that. The decals were also very cloudy before (they are transparent over a dark color) and now the cloudiness seems to be completely gone.

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Posted 05 November 2014 - 02:21 PM

I read somwhere in this post about cleaning your airbrush with amonia . Will cellilose thiners clean my airbrush or is amonia the only thing you can use?



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Posted 05 November 2014 - 02:49 PM

All depends on what kind of paint you use



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Posted 06 November 2014 - 06:29 AM

All depends on what kind of paint you use

why should that make any difference? I want to use the floor polish to clear coat . I asked can I use cellulose thinners to clean out my airbrush ,As I do not have any amonia!



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Posted 04 January 2015 - 06:18 PM

Looks like Johnson has repackaged their Pledge Floor Care. Here's the new bottle on the left and the previous version of the same product on the right.

 

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Posted 05 January 2015 - 11:50 AM

Yep just picked up that new bottle on the left and am trying it out tonight.......

I will post the results

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Found it at Home Depot in their cleaning aisle

Also at Canadian Tire (for all of us Canucks) :D  :D


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Posted 05 January 2015 - 01:01 PM

any chemical scientist's on the board?

bought the pledge couple yrs ago, happy with how it works.

couple weeks ago my wife was cleaning out under the sink & found this jar of old Future (price tag looks like it shows '98)

the jar of future seems better to me. i know it's supposed to be the same, but the future is super glossy after one coat, pledge seems to take 2-3 for the same shine.

is it really the same still, or has the future, like wine, aged nicely? or is the new stuff watered down maybe or....?



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Posted 07 February 2015 - 03:54 PM

Has anyone else used Simple Green in their Future? Though I used it several years ago, I don't recall the Future to Simple Green ratio. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!


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