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    Yesterday, 09:12 PM
    Len replied to a thread Tip size in Tools Used in the Paint Shop
    I'm not familiar with that paint but most paint of that type can be sprayed using a 1.4 tip on that gun. But check it out by starting to spray with...
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    Yesterday, 09:08 PM
    Hi Jake When pouring from the rectangular cans hold it so the pour spout is at the top. This will allow you to get the can at a better angle before...
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    Yesterday, 02:58 PM
    That's right, just prep the panel, shoot a couple of coats of base along the edge until it's covered allow it to flash then clear the panel.
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    Yesterday, 10:55 AM
    We don't use any spray silicone or oils anywhere in the shop because it can contaminate everything but we do use compound and polish in the booth...
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  • Henry's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:19 AM
    Professional marketed polish and compound will say "Body Shop" safe on the container which is a help but I still don't 'eat where I shit' or exercise...
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    Yesterday, 08:03 AM
    The bottom photo looks like a fender - yes? Do as Len said regardless. Your finish looks really good. Too bad for the blemish but you'll get it. ...
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    Yesterday, 07:16 AM
    You don't have many good options. If you're not too far past the recoat window maybe you should just continue and shoot your clear. If you're too...
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    Yesterday, 07:07 AM
    You don't want to tape on the panel because you'll get a ridge in the paint that will be very difficult, or impossible, to remove. If the problem on...
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    12-19-2014, 08:45 PM
    Your plan should work. I'd sand the ss with some 1200 or 1500 before clearing. One thing to remember is that when clearing single stage you will...
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    12-19-2014, 08:25 PM
    Len replied to a thread Lifting of primer in General Discussion
    Bob Be sure to use "good" primer, don't buy the cheap stuff. Is all of the primer activated/hardened or is some just mixed with solvent?
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    12-19-2014, 06:37 PM
    Henry replied to a thread Sean sealer in General Discussion
    Just so you understand, what I said above was not meant to be an insult to you. I prefer to use major brand sealers but I have NO IDEA of what you...
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    12-19-2014, 08:35 AM
    Do you know what "solvent pop" is? It's when the solvent get trapped below the surface that has started to skin over before the solvent has had a...
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    12-18-2014, 05:40 PM
    One of our supplying warehouses has over-ordered this spray gun for applying Truck Bed Liner. I don't know how long this special will last but I'm...
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    12-18-2014, 01:19 PM
    You could break door bolts and others loose with a larger ratchet/socket then use the M12 to remove the bolts. I often do that when using my 1/4 air...
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    12-18-2014, 12:01 PM
    Henry replied to a thread Sean sealer in General Discussion
    Sometime we spend more on everything. Sometimes on a good meal, or good boots, winter jacket and autobody supplies. Seam sealer is so important to...
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    12-18-2014, 11:56 AM
    Len replied to a thread Sean sealer in General Discussion
    Many products are quite different that others, go with the manufacturer's recommendation and don't forget "you get what you pay for". Low cost...
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    12-18-2014, 11:13 AM
    Len replied to a thread Sean sealer in General Discussion
    The type of sealer usually depends on where the seams are. We use "self-leveling" seam sealer in drip channels and after we install outer door...
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    12-18-2014, 10:11 AM
    MARTINSR replied to a thread Sean sealer in General Discussion
    I'm not sure about that, but I use to work with Sean Sealer, he was pretty cool, opened his own shop. Brian
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  • Henry's Avatar
    12-18-2014, 09:41 AM
    Who told you to use SLOW reducers? Are you also using slow on hardeners and other activators? If you paint in 70 degrees and the metal is about the...
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    12-18-2014, 01:15 AM
    Absolutely Jeremy, a "butterfly" impact is my number one favorite air tool for nuts and bolts. You can hit it back and forth to loosen stuff. Brian
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  • MARTINSR's Avatar
    12-17-2014, 10:37 PM
    Damn interesting, that is the one thing people overlook, "shake it up!" They get a breaker bar and twist the thing in half when something like that...
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