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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian14 May 2019 10:01 a.m. PST

Does Testors Dullcote work as a fixative on home-printed paper flags/banners?

ashauace6970 Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 10:06 a.m. PST

I've had it smear the print
Soy ink doesn't like it

Personal logo Stosstruppen Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 10:10 a.m. PST

I use it for that as well as a final fix on my flock.

Personal logo PzGeneral Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 11:30 a.m. PST

I spray all my minis with it. I've not had issues with 6, 10, 15 or 20mm paper flags. But I may just be lucky….

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 12:04 p.m. PST

I think it depends on what you're using to print. Inkjet printers might have a problem whereas laser printers using toner seem to be much more resilient to dullcote.

Bandolier14 May 2019 3:22 p.m. PST

Never had an issue with Dullcote on flags, figures or flock.
That's why I continue using it.

Personal logo PrivateSnafu Supporting Member of TMP14 May 2019 3:33 p.m. PST

Yes you can. Spray it into the cap then use a brush to apply. I've seen it done on small paper decals for larger flags YMMV.

khanscom14 May 2019 4:58 p.m. PST

I've never had a problem with bleeding when applying to paper or cardstock.

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