Finish Choices – Protective coating
Everything we coat here at Northwest HydroPrint gets a protective finish to make our patterns or custom paint extra durable. Your item will receive at least two coats of our top shelf clear coats.
Your choices are:
- High Gloss Finish (included)
- Satin (low gloss) Finish (included)
- Flat (no gloss) Finish (included)
- HydroGrip (soft feel rubberized) Finish ($25 fee)
- Armour Hide Finish ($25 fee)
- Glitter finish ($25 fee)
- Tinted Finish ($25 fee)
* Please note that these finishes are not compatible with Cerakote paint.
*Prices shown above are for finishes with Hydrographic services.
Ala Carte Finishes (with no other services) will be priced higher depending on the item. (Rifle stocks = $55)
High Gloss Finish
– This is a super glossy coat, much like an automotive coating. Very smooth and full of luster. No extra charge – Included in coating costs.
– This is somewhere in between Matte and High Gloss. Just a touch of sheen to it. No extra charge – Included in coating costs.
– This is our totally matte finish. No gloss in this at all! Great for hunting scenarios. No extra charge – Included in coating costs.
– This is our proprietary blend of finish that gives your item a rubbery “soft feel”. This finish is super durable and is great for taking the “slip” out of the item and giving you better grip. It also helps with items that can take a beating. Giving the item an advantage over traditional clear coats. HydroGrip is only available in flat and is binded over two coats of our protective clear. You cannot tell that an item has been coated in HydroGrip unless you pick it up and feel it. Cost$25 extra per order/job
– This is our newest coating that we have developed for our process in house. Armour Hide™ is a super tough, super resistant clear coat that comes in either High Gloss or Flat finishes. Armour Hide™ Stands up to other coatings with it’s 9H+ Hardness. It has been tested against many other coatings on the market, such as Cerakote, KG Gun Kote, Duracoat, and many other automotive finishes. At this time, we only use it as a clear finish. In the future we will be offering it in colors as well. Cost is $25 extra per rifle stock or complete gun.
Glitter Finish –
Add sparkle to your item! This finish is High Gloss in which we add sparkle flake to the clear coat. You can choose from any color sparkles for your add in. This will add a unique touch to any item. ($25 fee per job/order)
Tinted Clear coats-
You have the option to give your item a special ‘hue”. This is especially cool if you want a certain color that a pattern does not allow a base color change.
Such as this carbon fiber (NW-CFBSW) that is only black and silver and does not allow for a base color change. Both colors are the same pattern shown in this image, one just has the red tint. This customer wanted a red carbon fiber look:
Here is another example of a Blue Tint over Reaper Black:
Here is another example of Reaper Black with a Red Tinted clear coat: