Stunning, Outstanding, Beautiful Paint Job

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  1. rasorinc
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    Has anyone seen or taken a picture of a Camouflage painted boat that meets the above comments? Would a high gloss, clear coat as a final finish set it off?
    I'm not looking to really trying to hide the boat in a treed brushy background I
    just like Camo if I can make it stand-out as most are using flat paint. If you have seen such an animal -- what sets it off? Boat is 8' x 28'

    Thanks much, Stan
     
  2. messabout
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    ALmost all automobiles use a paint system commonly called Base coat-Clear coat. The base coat goes down and it is dull in appearance. Then the clear top coat is added and it is super glossy. You can get top coat from almost any automotive paint supplier.
     
  3. NavalSArtichoke
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    It's not clear what you mean by "the above comments" as there are no previous posts in this thread.

    You mean, something like this:

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    or perhaps this​
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  4. daiquiri
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    I guess Rasorinc was referring to the title:

    Stunning, Outstanding, Beautiful Paint Job
     
  5. waikikin
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    Looks like dazzle has been added to the mix.....................:cool:

    Messabout has pretty much nailed it- the camo scheme is up to taste or background.

    Jeff.
     
  6. michael pierzga
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    For a camo or an oddball paint scheme you should investigate the modern plastic films. Very easy to apply, reasonably durable, and not expensive.

    Speak with a pro film guy first. Some films are better than others. Some are more durable, higher gloss. Some are very difficult to apply
     
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    Some interesting articles on Razzle Dazzle and cubism out there. Thanks for the lead.

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  8. SamSam
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    Top coat ''whatever floats your boat camouflage'' with a clear coat with metal flake or glitter added. The glitter comes in various colors, so a bunch of appropriate camouflage colors could be mixed so you'd end up with a shiny camouflage undercoat plus the camouflage metal flake/glitter.

    http://www.specialistpaints.com/products/metal-flake

    I might laugh but camouflage aficionados might like it.
     
  9. PAR
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    Glossy camo is self defeating as such, but if intrested in a fine paint job, than go for it. I don't think it'll help the sale as much as good, clean edges and a fine color combination and finish, but who knows. I do think the camo, let alone the glossy version will limit the available market, unless it's a hunter, looking for a duck boat with some flash. Maybe some flipflop camo, with a candy or pearl over it.
     
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    WCC did this Camaro,I thought it looked quite good.
     

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