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    Have to agree with Len on this :thumb:

    Have to agree with Len on this :thumb:
  2. Thread: Reducer question

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    As to mixing components from one manufacturer to...

    As to mixing components from one manufacturer to another, NO.

    Some people do but if you want future help from a supplier you might not get it.
  3. DeVilbiss used here also.

    DeVilbiss used here also.
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    Black gets very hot in the sun as we all know....

    Black gets very hot in the sun as we all know. Don't know how you are going to solve this problem with a very large panel like that.
  5. Thread: bumper paint stand

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    I have 2 of these

    I have 2 of these
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    90% of our sand paper is Mirka. I just tried the...

    90% of our sand paper is Mirka. I just tried the 2000 grit because our supplier wants us to stop buying the 3M 3000 Trizac.
    It felt like it had more grit than the 3000 trizac paper. It does polish...
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    Did you bake the clear?

    Did you bake the clear?
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    Our 3M rep gave me a few sample's to try, but I...

    Our 3M rep gave me a few sample's to try, but I will stick with stocking the 3000.
    Works great but adds a step to polishing.
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    These guns work awesome. For those of you who use...

    These guns work awesome. For those of you who use the 3M PPS cups if you purchase 4 cases of the liners you get the gun for free.
    Since the program started we have received 3 guns for free. Yes we...
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    Yes it works, but it offers no UV protection to...

    Yes it works, but it offers no UV protection to your blended edge.

    I'm sur you know what happens if you have to buff your blend edge whe using just reducer? You sometimes see your edge, when...
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    Keep us posted, the engine looks great !

    Keep us posted, the engine looks great !
  12. Post some photos so we can see if we can help. I...

    Post some photos so we can see if we can help. I have worked with many aftermarket parts, some fit good and some need major help to even come close to fitting.
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    I have used the regular 19301 in the gallon...

    I have used the regular 19301 in the gallon before and liked it, but it was nice to have it in the aresol too.
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    DuPont A-19301 Discontinued

    We found out this week that DuPont A-19301 has been discontinued. For those who don't know what this is it is a aresol blender that is used to melt in your blend edge and did not requier any buffing...
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    How do you like the waterborne ?

    How do you like the waterborne ?
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    We are under contract with DuPont and use Chroma...

    We are under contract with DuPont and use Chroma Premier for the base coat & G2 4500s for the clear coat. Great color match in the base, fast drying clear. I bake at 160 for 20 min followed by a...
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    This is true, our dealership will match the price...

    This is true, our dealership will match the price for the insurance company due to some quality issues with some aftermarket covers.

    Give it a shot.
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    These bumpers are simple to change, I just did a...

    These bumpers are simple to change, I just did a front yesterday in a 1/2 hour.
    Good insurance work it payed 3.0 to overhaul, I'd like a few more to do today!

    Like Len said, Get some replacement...
  19. Thread: SEM chip guard

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    I haven't put color directly over the chip guard....

    I haven't put color directly over the chip guard.

    What color chip guard are you using? If you are using the black and your top coat is black you might be ok skipping the coat of sealer, haven't...
  20. Thread: SEM chip guard

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    Are you going to apply a coat of sealer before...

    Are you going to apply a coat of sealer before your top coat?
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    I agree, the pin holes might be in your filler. ...

    I agree, the pin holes might be in your filler.
    USC Icing# 26006 is what we use when we have pin holes or other small dings that need filling. Spreds & sands great.
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    Did you spray a guidecoat over the primer before...

    Did you spray a guidecoat over the primer before you blocked the primer?

    Curved panels can be difficult to block out sometimes. Try not to block in a straight line, use a criss-cross pattern when...
  23. Thread: Help shrinkage?

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    I just blocked what was there with 320 followed...

    I just blocked what was there with 320 followed by 500, tinted my sealer then followed with my basecoat & clear.
  24. Thread: Help shrinkage?

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    This is very true, you can't rush the curing of...

    This is very true, you can't rush the curing of filler without having a problem later.
    Trying to speed up the curing with a heatlamp has caused me a problem with a job last week on an 08 G6 that I...
  25. Thread: paint filtering ?

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    Glad you found something that worked. Next...

    Glad you found something that worked.

    Next time you at the paint store stock up on the strainers;)
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    Great find !

    Great find !
  27. Thread: paint filtering ?

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    Good question, don't think it will work with the...

    Good question, don't think it will work with the primer.

    You can get filters for free from your paint supplier when you buy paint, didn't they offer any to you?
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    Good fine Len, I think 3M has a conversion pad...

    Good fine Len, I think 3M has a conversion pad too.
  29. Thread: Guide coat paint?

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    I too use the SEM 38203.

    I too use the SEM 38203.
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    What is nice about Hookit & Hookit II is you can...

    What is nice about Hookit & Hookit II is you can reuse the disc if you haven't used it all up ;)
  31. Thread: Tractor Painting

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    Looks great Len

    Looks great Len
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    I haven't used Feather Fill in the past 28 years,...

    I haven't used Feather Fill in the past 28 years, it was ok back then.
    I haven't tryed any of the new stuff that you have the link for.
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    This is very true. Some of these new clears need...

    This is very true. Some of these new clears need to be buffed within a certian number of hours or you will have a little trouble buffing if you need too.
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    :confused: I think the topic said CLEAR:rolleyes:

    :confused: I think the topic said CLEAR:rolleyes:
  35. Thread: Fender bottoms

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    I looked at the pictures too, I see major...

    I looked at the pictures too, I see major structural damage due to rust:(

    I know you have your heart set on finishing this project, but those of us who do this type of work everyday know when...
  36. Thread: Dodge Ram pickup

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    That sure looks great rb69 !

    That sure looks great rb69 !
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    Make sure that you do this outside in the fresh...

    Make sure that you do this outside in the fresh air:rolleyes:
  38. Thread: EVO air regulator

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    Is this a diaphram type of regulater?

    Is this a diaphram type of regulater?
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    Can you provide us with a stock number to try?

    Can you provide us with a stock number to try?
  40. Thread: Fender bottoms

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    Keep searching on ebay things pop up all the time.

    Keep searching on ebay things pop up all the time.
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    DuPonts Super Jet Black Basecoat is stock number...

    DuPonts Super Jet Black Basecoat is stock number G9900S for those interested.
  42. Thread: is this bad?

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    No problem, that is what were all here for, to...

    No problem, that is what were all here for, to help those who arent affraid to as a question.
  43. Thread: buffing help?

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    Yes you can do this. Do you have any blender to...

    Yes you can do this. Do you have any blender to melt in the edge's after you spray?
    Dupont has this in a spray can. It work so well you don't need to buff the edge when you are finished.

    Good luck
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    Looking Good !!!

    Looking Good !!!
  45. Thread: is this bad?

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    Are you saying that you had wax & grease remover...

    Are you saying that you had wax & grease remover out of the seam when you were spraying, and you sprayed your epoxy over it?

    If this is so you might want to and that area down and respray it.
  46. Thread: Cleaning ?

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    I use a water based degreaser with DuPont E4143...

    I use a water based degreaser with DuPont E4143 Sontara wipes.
  47. Thread: oil canning???

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    When you are using the Uni Spotter to shrink...

    When you are using the Uni Spotter to shrink watch the surface move when you press the trigger, you can see the metal move due to the heat you are transfering to it then you will know when to release...
  48. Thread: oil canning???

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    If you have access to a uni spotter you can try...

    If you have access to a uni spotter you can try it with a stud to apply heat to the area to hold it's position.
  49. Thread: headlight lens

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    What I have done is use 500 grit and clearcoated...

    What I have done is use 500 grit and clearcoated head lights & tail lights, this makes them look just like new!
  50. Thread: paint is lifting

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    Did the enamel paint have hardener in it?

    Did the enamel paint have hardener in it?
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