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Old 11-20-2006, 08:25 PM
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You must add flattening agent to taste. I usually start at about 30%. The flattening agent takes the place of some of the paint (as it needs hardener and reducer also) I.E. 3 parts paint and 1 part flattener = 4 parts, then 1 part hardener, and 1 part reducer. Try mixing a small amount then spraying it and letting it dry, see if you like it. Add more or less to get what you want. Remember it's not an exact science. The temp, humidity, and how you spray it will change the gloss. Rule of thumb is that the faster you can make it dry the flatter it will be.
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