What's the best Metallic Paint out there?

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  1. TFrosst

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    If Alclad is not an option for you try Rust-Oleum's High Performance metal enamels. They are good stuff.
     
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    AMT


    Tim,
    Visit my site--maybe what you are looking for.

    Appliedmetal

     
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    The AMT metal will pick up small details with no problem. Yes, it will polish up very nicely. I guess that depending on how small the details are is where the question lies--the coating goes on at about 10ml thick--about as thin as a couple of sheets of paper. Where the problem arises is if you want a high polish down in some of the recessed areas, that is kind of difficult to accomplish sometimes. If you are not careful and get too aggressive with the polishing, you can cut through to the base material and have to start all over--It is difficult to "patch areas" and make everything look consistent. Can be done, but difficult.

    Hope this answers some of your questions.
    Clay
     
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