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Polishing models with decals

Published: December 1, 2007
Q: I've been having trouble polishing models with decals. It seems that every time I polish, the sanding goes through the finish and chips the decal. I realize that a few things could be at fault: wrinkled/loose decals, using too much pressure while sanding, or not enough clear coat. I usually put on four coats of clear over decals. Is there a better way, or something I should do to prep the decals before clear coating and polishing? To read the answer to this question, become a subscriber today and get all the benefits Scale Auto has to offer!
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