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  1. (2) coats of clear, Safe to sand out orange peel?

    I put 2 medium coats of clear on the car.
    Sanded out the orange peel and did a flow coat of 2 more coats of clear

    I had some areas with poor lighting, so I got too fast without enough overlap on...
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  3. I missed the fact that the Cavity Wax came with a...

    I missed the fact that the Cavity Wax came with a tube.
    I ended up using Eastwood Internal Frame Coating.
    I REALLY liked it. The stuff even creeped and came out a couple places around the body,...
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    First paint job was a success. Thank you to...

    First paint job was a success. Thank you to everyone on this forum, this is where I received 50% of my painting education. That's a lot considering that I've probably watched 40 hours worth of You...
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    Basecoat and clear coat was sprayed just over 4...

    Basecoat and clear coat was sprayed just over 4 weeks ago
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    Trying to attach a photo from my iPhone
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    Quick Flow Coat Question

    Is it safe to use Pre-Sol if I believe I have cut through the clear coat in a few areas?
    You cannot even see that I had cut through the clear coat along the racing stripes, and where I did it is...
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    Quick taping question. I plan to spray the...

    Quick taping question.

    I plan to spray the Epoxy Primer, then allow the 6hrs Len recommended before spraying the high-build primer.
    Due to scheduling conflicts, it will be actually be 20 hrs...
  9. Thanks Len. I have definitely watched your...

    Thanks Len. I have definitely watched your cleaning videos more than once! Very nicely done, thank you!

    Is using the cheaper gun for the purpose of protecting your better guns?
    Or is it to...
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    Hi Everyone. Thank you for all the input. ...

    Hi Everyone.

    Thank you for all the input. Based on your advice I have decided to go with Eastwood.
    The Eastwood Datasheets specifically call out using the two products together.
    The Sherwin...
  11. Epoxy Primer through my Paint Gun? Is Cleaning the only concern?

    Hello again. First time painter.

    I purchased a Devilbiss Finishline 4 kit with 1.3, 1.5 and 1.8 tips.

    I am meticulously prepping the car and really want to do a good job painting it.

    I...
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    That's encouraging to hear.

    That's encouraging to hear.
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    What did you find out from the paint store? ...

    What did you find out from the paint store?

    Maybe temperature was part of the issue? I just asked some questions about epoxy primer on here, ...
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    I thought this was a common, solid way to repaint...

    I thought this was a common, solid way to repaint an entire car that has been sanded down to bare metal. Epoxy for durable substrate, metal protection. Then High-Build on top for blocking. I don't...
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    This is stellar advice!! Thank you so much for...

    This is stellar advice!! Thank you so much for taking the time to explain all of this.

    I feel like Epoxy is still the way to go for the first coat. Unless I'm missing something, or over thinking...
  16. Ah, it is too late. I read a bunch of debates on...

    Ah, it is too late. I read a bunch of debates on "primer first or bondo first" . Nobody mentioned the fiberglass filler. That would have been a good choice.

    Is this another reason to go with an...
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    Due to sentimental value and now real money...

    Due to sentimental value and now real money invested, I hope to keep this car for another 10+ years.

    I understand that Epoxy is king for durability and bond strength. It also sounds like it is...
  18. Thanks Bob! I used my hands to slather and...

    Thanks Bob!

    I used my hands to slather and goop seam sealer in every place I could reach with my fingers. I think I was able to cover and seal all the welded areas, but there were corners of...
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    Eastwood Epoxy under Finish 1 High Build?

    Clarification question first:
    Does cross-link happen when using dis-similar products like Urethan and Epoxy - I want Epoxy first then, within re-coat window, spray High Build Urethane for easy...
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  22. 2006 Mini Cooper Refresh - My first paint job

    Hello everyone.

    I have a question to post later about using different brands of primer, but I want to start out by saying thank you to everyone who posts their questions, experience, and advice on...
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