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Using Alclad chrome finish

Q: I’ve been using Alclad chrome finish for several years, and I can’t seem to get any consistency with it.

One time the chrome finish comes out bright; the next time it’s dull. Alclad is lacquer-based, but I’m told to use Testor’s gloss black enamel under it.

Should I use a primer under the gloss first? Should I use something else altogether?
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