View Full Version : Matte clear coat

12-16-2014, 06:11 AM
looking for a brand of a truly Matte clear coat. I did all the weathering on my truck and when i sprayed it with Krylons matte it dried with a sheen. http://scalebuildersguild.com/forum/showthread.php?23138-ZAPV-Zombie-Apocalypse-Preparedness-Vehicle

can anybody recommend a brand of clear paint that drys completely flat like flat black paint does?

12-16-2014, 07:12 PM
the best for a truly flat finish believe it or not testors rattle cans. work great and are very inexpensive.

12-16-2014, 08:51 PM
Tamiya Flat Clear also works quite well. TS. NOT PS!

12-17-2014, 06:50 AM
Testors dull coat is my flat clear of choice

12-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Thanks I used the tamiya last night and it's pretty flat I'm going to use some 000 wool and take it down a notch still too much sheen for my rough truck thanks

12-20-2014, 05:03 PM
Might I suggest how you apply the rattle can clear, ie. spray it on "dry".

Don't rely on the chemical make up for satin or matt finish. Spray from far away, just using small bursts, almost misting it on. Wait patiently between coats, so the next doesn't melt the last. You can make the finish as matt as you like doing this.