Usually the Maco $199 deal is a one stage paint. A paint that requires no clear coat/2nd coat. This paint you can buy very cheap, depending on the brand a gallon of it is less than $80 here, most are usually 45-95 depending on brand and area you live. This paint is alright, it covers and looks nice for a decent amount of time. Not for lasting results. They hold up decently, depending on how well you take care of it. Deffinatly not for lasting show quality results, just a quick cheap decent paint job for the money.