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    Has anybody here ever used/heard of a brand of clear called Automotive Art hs clear ?

    My PPG local guys recommended it to me for a all over on my restoration even after I told them $ was no issue .
    but just cant seem to find much reviews or info online just that its a euro clear hs .


    HS 50 Clear Coat 82-50
    Automotive Art HS 50 Top Clear 82-50 is perfect for painters requiring a high performance, European Clear with over 50% solid content.

    2:1 Euro clear
    Very high gloss
    Super transparent
    Never yellows
    Super hard finish
    Easy to polish
    Extremely good adhesion
    Simple mixing ratio
    Multiple speeds of hardener



    Seems your PPG guys aren’t doing there job very well.



    Well I went with PPG on epoxy,sealer and DBC and was inquiring which PPG clear to use for my needs …..my needs were that I
    dont want to rush ,good longer pot life ,durability, high solids and easy to spray for first timer .

    I told him more than a few times that price was not an issue bcs it being a total restoration and the usual fella I deal
    with told me that he can make more $ if he sold me a PPG clear but that I would be very happy with it ,he also showed me pics on his phone of finished uncut or buffed jobs with this clear ….of course they always look fantastic in pics.

    it seems like I will be the test pilot on this one :unsure:



    I also emailed the USA distributor of this product in Florida and he responded very quickly :

    [quote ]Our Clear Coats compete with leading European Clearcoats from Sikkens or Glasurit but at significantly lower cost (eg our 92-50 & 82-50).These are UHS (60% solids) and HS (50% solids) respectively. [/quote]

    the only issue I have is that I basically cannot find reviews and such of this brand online even though its been around a while ,but it is sold in many paint supply store across the USA



    I would go with a PPG clear as money is not a factor. DCU2021 is an awesome clear.



    Well I sprayed the automotive art hs clear and WOW …..but then again I have nothing else to compare it to bcs its my first bs/cc job
    Good gloss and just hope we have some longevity to it ….I got very lucky ..my flat surfaces are sweet but my side panels have very minimum op ..next time I drink down a six pack so to be more relaxed :stoned ….might not even cut and buff …so I can safely say the paint store guy steered me in right direction

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    David Beargeon

    clear and basecoats are all relatively the same. they all buy the resins from one or two companies around the world. it all comes down to what company markets theirs the best. solids content is what will make clears different. and 50% solids is good stuff.

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