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Re: What is good to brush on flag staffs,swords etc. to prevent paint flaking off?

I'm not aware of any brush on stuff, but try Plastidip spray. It's sprayable rubber that doesn't let the paint go off.

Re: What is good to brush on flag staffs,swords etc. to prevent paint flaking off?

I'm using Vallejo primers and can only recommend them. Be sure however, to finish your paint job with a coat or two of varnish. I usually go for one gloss and one matt coat.

Re: What is good to brush on flag staffs,swords etc. to prevent paint flaking off?

What brand of varnish do you use? (just googled some).Do you cover the entire figure or just problem areas?

THX

Bob

Re: What is good to brush on flag staffs,swords etc. to prevent paint flaking off?

I use brush on varnishes. The gloss one is the Lefranc & Bourgeois gloss varnish for acrylic paintings and the matte ones I use are the Vallejo Polyurethane Matt varnish and occasionally the AK Ultra Matte varnish.

I cover the entire figures to protect them from handling.