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  • I am not gluing anything to the latex surface...anything that would need to be glued on is done so before the latex is applied. The latex is applied in 4 to 6 coats with a sprayer over a closed cell cross linked EVA foam item that is whatever shape I make it....a sword, a shield, armor whatever. It seals the foam while creating a soft flexible skin that is safe to strike other people with and takes paint easily. this is also a plus when you have details carved into the foam that you want visible on the final product. The final coat, which is what I'm trying to reproduce based on a product I've been importing from outside the US, appears to be a thinned version of the caulk I am inquiring about. It adheres to the painted latex surface and cures clear so the paint and details below are vi...

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    I am not gluing anything to the latex surface...anything that would need to be glued on is done so before the latex is applied. The latex is applied in 4 to 6 coats with a sprayer over a closed cell cross linked EVA foam item that is whatever shape I make it....a sword, a shield, armor whatever. It seals the foam while creating a soft flexible skin that is safe to strike other people with and takes paint easily. this is also a plus when you have details carved into the foam that you want visible on the final product. The final coat, which is what I'm trying to reproduce based on a product I've been importing from outside the US, appears to be a thinned version of the caulk I am inquiring about. It adheres to the painted latex surface and cures clear so the paint and details below are visible. In 5 to 6 coats it essentially seals the latex and creates a durable, flexible, glossy outer skin that I've personally seen last for years on other items I've made with very minor upkeep. the items I make have to be safe for use on stage and be visually realistic looking. I've tried other products in the past, like Plastidip for example, and the end result was usable but didn't have the same finish and was noticeably more rigid.I am of course open to other suggestions, this was just my attempt at duplicating the qualities of another product with something more readily avilable in teh US

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