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    Does anyone know of a good product you can apply to plastic wire that offers some exterior UV protection?

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    I am curious about this too. I've not had much luck with it.

    From what I've seen, you can buy the wire with UV resistance. Or you can try to cover it, or put it inside something to "resist" the effects of UV (but not eliminate) .. I've not seen any kind of coating that would make wire UV resistant.
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    jedi i have never used the stuff my self but krylon makes a good productSemi-GlossUV Archival Varnish Aerosol Spray 11 OuncesK137-6
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    Quote Originally Posted by mpurser View Post
    jedi i have never used the stuff my self but krylon makes a good productSemi-GlossUV Archival Varnish Aerosol Spray 11 OuncesK137-6
    Mike, I've used that one with some of my models .. It's made to be sprayed on heavy paper, cardboard or canvas .. I doubt if it will stick (or work) for plastic wire ..
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