Armstead Quick Dry Gloss Review

By Daniel Wilson

My Customer supplied this Armstead QD gloss. Normally, 95% of the time I use water based anyway, so I thought it was going to be ok.

I Primed the trim, which had been previously coated with oil, using otex akva. I applied 2 coats of the Armstead using a good Purdy.

I must say, this is the worst water-based gloss I have ever used. I tried the usual trick of adding floetrol, water etc. But the brush marks are terrible, the viscosity and opacity are bad. It is like applying vinyl silk. In fact, I think that may be better.

And that is my Armstead Quick Dry Gloss review, one paint I will be not using again.

 

But, for more information on the Amstead Quick Dry Gloss, please visit their website

 

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Tony Fitzgibbons

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