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Midway White Lightning - To clearcoat or not


By rubble300

1 year ago



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  • Latest reply 1 year ago by Tazmans
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    #1 1 year ago

    Hello, just completed painting cabinet using an awesome stencil kit from Pinball Pimp. I used Alkyd satin enamel for green, satin enamel for white and black.
    Was wondering if I should clearcoat this cabinet or not? If so what would be best to use?
    Unfortunately I will not be keeping game due to money issues and wanted to know what will be best to do to sell.

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    #2 1 year ago

    Read over Chris' threads. https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/hep-this-week-9-17-18 He clear coats the cabinets.

    No idea if it might interact with the paint you used.

    I think I'd leave well enough alone.

    LTG : )

    #3 1 year ago

    Auto paints are a matt finish so require a clear coat to get what ever shine you require that you feel is correct for the game. You have a satin finish now and you can still polish and buff to get a glossier temp finish. I think you are there.

    Nice paint job.

    #4 1 year ago

    Tx LTG for link on HEP's thread. Chris certainly has awesome collection of beers.......and yes is doing amazing work! I am halfway done catching up on this thread but the site has made me very thirsty for beer..going to store now. lol

    #5 1 year ago

    That came out SWEET! I always love seeing painted games with my artwork and stencils!

    Pimp

    #6 1 year ago

    I am interested in the game when you are done, it looks amazing. Please PM me when this is finished, great job so far..

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