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simple question wat does dull coat do? ive heard of it a few times does it just dull your colours and does any one have any examples?
 

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Dull coat is, unless I'm quite mistaken, another term for matte varnish, just as gloss coat is the same as gloss varnish. Basically, it seals the miniature with a layer of clear paint, which helps protect the model and in some cases, blends highlights a bit, particularly of the NMM persuasion. I use krylon-brand spray matte varnish, which is chemically pretty much the same thing as GW's but about five bucks cheaper per can.

Ultimately, you don't need a matte coat unless you're working with a lot of pewter models. Plastic edges don't seem to chip as much, in my experience, and plastic in general holds its paint better than pewter.
 

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Ultimately, you don't need a matte coat unless you're working with a lot of pewter models. Plastic edges don't seem to chip as much, in my experience, and plastic in general holds its paint better than pewter.
It's a good idea to coat your plastic models as well. They may not chip like the metal ones do but the paint does rub off plastic models as the acid in your fingers can cause the paint to degrade.:victory:

I agree..., the Krylon matte finish works very well for the price.
 

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I use Testors Dull Cote on my models and I love it. Adds that layer of protection to the mini while taking away that 'shine' that you sometimes don't want.
 
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