KLEAR is back, under a different name

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KLEAR is back, under a different name

Postby TimberSurf » Fri Mar 02, 2018 11:30 pm

For those that do a bit of styrene kit construction and other modelers like wargamers and rail, there was a go to product on sale in the 80's and 90's that was designed to seal your lino floor with, after cleaning with a mop, that never saw the kitchen, as it was the ultimate sealer/varnish for the modelling cave!
Branded 'KLEAR' and made by S.C.Johnson, available in all high street shops cleaning shelves, it was priced at about £3 for 500ml and was a bargain (for a modeller). It disapeared from shelves for a few years and returned as a "new improved" product but was no where near as good and was yellow! (originally called 'klear' as it was transparent and dried transparent!)

It has recently re-appeared (in the states) as a product called Pledge Floor Care Finish
It is every bit as good as KLEAR and in fact reported as slightly better (new chemical technological improvements)

So great news for the countries that stock it, but postage to UK is a bit steep. Price varies greatly, but around £10 plus £20 postage! :o
If your cherished bottle of KLEAR is empty, at least you have an alternative, but for us Brits, it defeats the point of it being the ultimate product if it costs more than proprietary modellers paint suppliers offerings!

So please post if you see it in your local supermarket or if you find it cheapish online (my bottle only has about 3ml left in it! :roll:)

For those that are unaware of its tributes watch this
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Re: KLEAR is back, under a different name

Postby TimberSurf » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:30 pm


I believe not! It can be used in a similar fashion, but it is a milky liquid with with a pungent odour and is nowhere near as good as Klear.
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Re: KLEAR is back, under a different name

Postby End2end » Sat Mar 03, 2018 1:46 pm

Wow the difference of the canopy on the video linked is amazing! :o
I wonder how much it is in bulk?
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