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Clear coat over decals?

Discussion in 'Technical Help' started by kato82, Mar 21, 2020.

  1. kato82

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    Hi all,

    I am planning to build a few cars for display only and intending to keep everything original. I don't have any of my old ones with me any more so my question is that does the stickers/decals that came with the kit peel/crack over time?

    Will a clear coat over the decals offer them some protection or will it do more harm than good? For other types of model making, I believe others do clear coat over their waterslide decals. But I am just unsure whether it is wise to do the same for the ones that came standard with the mini 4wd kit.

    Thanks in advance for any feedback! :)
     
  2. tarutaru

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    a light coat of clear will not harm the stickers at all.
     
  3. kato82

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    Thanks! I will give that a go! :)
     
  4. Skootertrash74

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    I use tamiya ts-13 clear over all my builds and decals... it will not harm them.
     

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