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Olaf 0324 Apr 2021 2:35 p.m. PST

Does anyone know of any online retailers that have the Dullcote spray in stock?

All of my usual places are out of stock.

Olaf 0324 Apr 2021 2:36 p.m. PST

Meant to specify, US-based retailers

skipper John24 Apr 2021 2:56 p.m. PST

Michael's sells it. I thought I bought it at Hobby Lobby too.

14Bore24 Apr 2021 3:33 p.m. PST

Next to Hobby Lobby will look, have a Krylon Satinand it's just not me

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Apr 2021 6:21 p.m. PST

You can find it on eBay too

evbates24 Apr 2021 7:00 p.m. PST

I have purchased several cans from Ebay.

Bob Hume24 Apr 2021 7:36 p.m. PST

Go to Walmart, get Krylon Matt Finish. Works great. Larger can, about the same price.I used to always use dull coat until I found this.Can't tell the difference.

VonBlucher24 Apr 2021 9:51 p.m. PST

The best ever made was Floquil Spray Flat. Just after I heard it was being discontinued by Testors my Local shop had just received 6 rattle cans that week, and I purchased all of them. While I like Dulcoat it's no comparison to the Floquil product.

dragon6 Supporting Member of TMP24 Apr 2021 11:32 p.m. PST

Hobby Lobby has a Krylon flat acrylic and it's very flat

von Schwartz ver 225 Apr 2021 4:39 a.m. PST

I agree with Brain Damaged, small rattle cans about $5 USD-$7 each, much larger cans about $3 USD-$4 for twice as much, no perceptiple difference.

skipper John25 Apr 2021 5:41 a.m. PST

I use the brush on Dullcoat now, after having frosting issues with the spray all too often. I like it much better and the 2 oz bottle outlasts 10 of the rattle cans.
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troopwo Supporting Member of TMP25 Apr 2021 6:35 a.m. PST

Krylon flat/matte finish from your local hardware store.

Read the labels,,,the acrylic one that says dries in minutes.

14th NJ Vol26 Apr 2021 3:44 p.m. PST

Krylon has a "Flat" spray that is far less expensive then Dull Coat.53530 is the number. Available on Amazon, sometimes Walmart.

Spooner626 Apr 2021 8:36 p.m. PST

Dullcote is out of stock every where up here (PNW). I have also ordered from Amazon in the past but recently the prices have jumped. I personally stay away from Krylon, all too often is doesn't give a Matte finish, more of a semi Matte. I have tossed several cans trying out different Krylon. If you are okay with Semi-gloss then yes Krylon is the best price per. Make sure you ventilate as Krylon is way more toxic smelling than Dullcote. I can usually set Dullcote outside for 20 minutes and bring in side, Krylon is 8+ hours. Again this is all just my experience, your mileage may vary.

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PeterH27 Apr 2021 6:58 p.m. PST

I forget where I read this, but someone recommended Winsor and Newton Professional Matt varnish and I have had great experiences with it- every bit as good as Dullcote. about 9 USD for a large can – dead flat.

Blackhorse MP29 Apr 2021 1:00 p.m. PST

+1 PeterH.

Far and away the flatest stuff I've ever used. I used to be an advocate of Dullcote prior to discovering W & N, but no more. Just try it, i think you'll be very satisfied.

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