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Old 04 July 2014, 08:55   #1
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matt finish gelcoat

Is it possible to get a matt finish on gelcoat, or very non gloss. Like a military paint almost?

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Put it on with a gloss roller?
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Gently rub the finished product with very fine wet n dry
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Use a scotch bright
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Refine that car paint supplier supply them in fine right through to ultra fine
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Refine that car paint supplier supply them in fine right through to ultra fine
scotch bright?

Will it stay matt or always buff up and shine and become a pain?

Would dark colours work better?
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Once it's dull it will stay that way, it will show hand marks more readily though, grey covers well
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Once it's dull it will stay that way, it will show hand marks more readily though, grey covers well

Thanks Biff. Haven't found refine on a Google. What sort of grade is it like? I'll experiment on a spare panel

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You can get fine and ultra fine pads from any car paint suppliers, they use them between spray coats to prep painted surfaces
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As Biff said any paint supplier should have these


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