This Can of Black Paint is Part of the Testor ModelMaster Automotive Colors Custom Lacquer System.
Duplicating the vivid colors in automotive history on model cars is now possible with this specially formulated automotive lacquer authentically matched to factory specs.
Provides an extremely durable finish that can be sanded and buffed for a smooth, flawless finish.
This special formula won't craze or soften styrene.
Does not exceed 88% VOC by weight.
The key is the proven 2-step process just like premiere paint finishes on the real cars
**Mist on the base coat color of choice. Then evenly coat with the same or different paint color. Once you've acheived the desired affect, clear coat may be applied. The more coats of clear coat the deeper the color becomes!
First,I generally use my airbrush to paint my plastic model cars and trucks.Then I was shopping on here for just a can of black spray paint for all models black is a must.I started reading about the paint and it was described as a new real automotive colors from different makes of cars and trucks as they were used on the real cars they paint of the same colors as the automobile makers.As I kept reading I discovered also it was a new 2 step Model Master Auto Lacquer paint and Clear coat system.
I ordered a couple different colors of the Model Master 2 step Auto Lacquer spray paints and a can of the Model Master Auto Lacquer Ultra Gloss Clear Coat.After I primered the model with Model Master White Primer,I then sprayed the model with 5-6 coats of my base color which was the Gloss Black let it sit for abut 30 minutes & then added a second full coat and did the same for 6 coats.I waited 24 hors or so and then started applying the Clear coats.The Model Master Ultra Gloss Lacquer Clear Coat using the 2 step Auto Lacquer spray system.I like for my models to have a mirror like finish like a real new car,so I applied 6 coats waiting again about 30 minutes between each light coat(Really only about 15-20 minutes light coats).Then I covered the model with a shoe box or the model box so not to get any airborn dust to get on it for a full 24 hours so that the Lacquer Clear Coat could cure before starting my wet sanding to get the whole body a uniformed and Glossy finish.I then used a polish 3 step system.After polishing with a polishing cloth it came out a Beautiful mirror like finish.This is the best Model Master 2 step Auto Lacquer System I have ever used,hands down!!Also,one more note,I had a model which I airbrushed with Acrylic paint with as many coats as I used with this and then used the Ultra Gloss Clear Coat Lacquer on it and had just as good results.I highly recommend this Model Master 2 step Auto Lacquer system and though it sounds like I did a lot of work,trust me it's not as hard as it sounds.You don't have to use as many coats as both the paint and clear coat as I did,that's just the way I have found to get a great realistic paint job on my models is with the way I described.
I really hope this helps answer some of the questions about this new system from Model Master and I will continue to use these products.Very reasonable priced on the 3oz.cans and they go a lot further than what you think.I could probably get 2-3 more models with the black and many more with the Clear Coat.I Really Highly Recommend these products on your future models.I know I will!!!
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