Discussion in 'Showcase - show us your work.' started by andyfloss, Nov 25, 2020.
I can second that mate!
Always give it two glosses if you want it to look like oil gloss
With BM gloss just use one coat over a primer @andyfloss. Only second coat if needed imo if on clock plus tight on price. Don't add anything to it
(water only) unless large area in the summer. What is your preferred uc for interest? And which white you getting BM in?
As for one or two coats I agree 2 is better but for some jobs that are tight something has to give..
Have always left 2nd gloss for next day. They are warm flats, good ventilation. 4 hours between coats should be enough?
I use chantilly lace, bit softer with high hide as u/c.
Would want to give 2 cts gloss, they like a sheen and depth of colour.
the best way to get a oil based finish is to use oil based
High hide.. Good stuff but not my first choice as uc.
Gloss off crud cutter
Give it 2 hours and start glossing.
So many different ways to do it though. Just saying that's one of I use @andyfloss
Not used otex akva yet, have some to trial at home first. Is it more dense than h/h, which seems quite porous, can't get decent finish with 1 coat advance gloss no matter how much i apply.
@Gazza i normally use eggshell or the semi gloss (aura or scuff) but the sheen isn't traditional level i wouldn't even say its on the level of a oil satinwood maybe oil eggshell.
Yep 2 coats of Advanced Gloss every time I haven't come across a WB gloss that goes in one to give a half decent sheen level.
The Advance high gloss is best received over the Advance Primer
The Advance high gloss is best received over the Advance Primer [/QUOTE]
Have started another flat, to be finished jan4th. Will be doing woodwork as BM spec for advance gloss. Loads of time!! Not really...... I've stripped 2 ceilings and they're to be taped and jointed. Stripping woodchip and lining walls to bedroom!!
The Dulux quick dry gloss is acceptable with 1 coat gloss over their uc for certain work and with a decent sheen level. I find if you topcoat between 16-24 hours after their undercoat you get the best results.
2 WB gloss coats always better.
2 coats solvent gloss is better than 1!!!
Pretty good over advance satin as well if speed is an issue.
Keef ...you renegade....
I’m with Toothy on this one. Brilliant primer and high gloss (or satin for that matter) glide on and it levels just like the top costs. Love it.
ooops.... Timothy not Toothy
You right @RonyT.. Top costs level well
Otex akva is good gear il 2nd that, the white is far from white though although never had an issue with grinning so far.
Caparol doesnt get much of a looking on these forums it seems (something to do with their UK distributor sponsoring another dec forum maybe? )
Haftprimer is my go to - blows high hide out the water imo, dont really get the obsession with hh on here tbh its ok to good at best, but only really good for its hiding power really (who would have thought?) and it doesnt really sand down well at all i've found.
Nothing like that at all, thank you very much!
Some of our other sponsors here sponsor other forums too, they are still here on PPS.
Nobody stops anyone using any other brand here. If you like Haftprimer over High Hide, that is your choice. Just so you know, I too prefer Haftprimer over HH. But I'm not a PU Satin lover at all.
Anyway, I hope that sorts that out for you
Was simply mentioning how caparol doesnt get as much mention around here compared to BM and how they both sponsor different forums which is a fair observation imo. I too am not crazy about the caparol top coats and much prefer scuff-x. Horses for courses and all that. I do find HH to be very overhyped on here as a does everything primer when there are better products to use instead (for example ive been recommended on here to use HH under advance instead of advance primer?) but again just my opinion.
I have done tests with various primers and posted in the past for Adhesion oil primers I find the best eg. Coverstain, Otex then WB halfprimer is about the best unless you need to stop tannins and HighHide is a good bet but doesn't always hold staining back, Stix is also a great primer but I am always truthful about what I feel is the best and unfortunately one primer doesn't do it all.
I suppose BM paints are on the whole very good if not bloody excellent and like many who try to use just one paint supplier, they will have trust in that brand which today is unusual
I have loads of stock of other paints and primers, nutters like me who fell down the rabbit hole years ago in search of the best there is!