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What do you guys do to produce black window trim???

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10 minutes ago, Bills72sj said:

Model Master (jar) Black Chrome Trim 2735

Another vote for that. Ask for it by name. Worth special ordering if you have to. B)

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Is that a gloss or a semi gloss black???

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If this is for the trim around the windows that is to represent the black rubber that is holding the glass in place you have several options. You could use brush paint in different shades of gloss  black depending on the effect you are trying to accomplish.  Masking the trim and spray paint the area, but this would require a lot of masking. There are several paint pens on the market that could be used. At one time Bare Metal Foil offered a black foil for this type of detailing. I remember some mentioning that the black coloring could easily be damaged and even removed while installing so extra care would be needed if you use that.  

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41 minutes ago, 2zwudz said:

Is that a gloss or a semi gloss black???

Semigloss/Matte. Note that Testor also has a "semigloss black" in the little bottles but it is NOT the same thing, unfortunately. 

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I use water based paint for window, the cleanup when you mess it up is much easier.

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Model Master black chrome trim paint after masking with BMF.

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53 minutes ago, crazyjim said:

Model Master black chrome trim paint after masking with BMF.

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Never heard of Black Chrome Trim paint.  Might just have to look into it.  I've been using a black Sharpie. Seems to work. 

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9 hours ago, Jim B said:

Never heard of Black Chrome Trim paint.  Might just have to look into it.  I've been using a black Sharpie. Seems to work. 

I recommend it highly. It is semi-gloss but it leans a bit towards gloss. It lays down pretty well if you don't stroke it too much. It also covers pretty well. I have had black Sharpie fade to purple over time even without sunlight.

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Yes, Sharpie black permanent marker is really a very dark purple. Plus it dries shiny, where most black trim is either semigloss or satin finish.

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I use a Elmers black paint pen, it dries semi gloss so it looks good

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