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    Did you put a heat lamp on it? ...

    Did you put a heat lamp on it?
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    Yes that sounds about right but the 55 Line...

    Yes that sounds about right but the 55 Line covers very well and you may need to over-reduce it more for a second blend coat extension.
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    When I blend 55 line I normally sand beyond the...

    When I blend 55 line I normally sand beyond the area to be cleared with 1500 or 2500 depending if the color is a metallic or not. Spray color until covered then over-reduce it and extend the area. ...
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    I shoot a lot of Glasurit 22 and 55 line but...

    I shoot a lot of Glasurit 22 and 55 line but never did any 90 line so I can't help but I've heard good things about their waterborne products.
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    We don't use sheets of hook and loop paper so all...

    We don't use sheets of hook and loop paper so all of our blocks can take stick-on paper. We purchased several of a couple of them and cut one third off so that we would have a 1/3, 2/3 and a full...
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    For sanding blocks we mostly use Dura-Blocks...

    For sanding blocks we mostly use Dura-Blocks linked below along with stick-on roll sandpaper. As far as what grits we keep rolls of 40, 80, 120 and 220. The blocks re inexpensive, last forever and...
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    The first thing you should do is to call around...

    The first thing you should do is to call around to several junk yards in your area to see if anyone has a used door. It would be a lot easier (and cheaper) to replace than to repair.
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    Sorry, I've never used 3D products but IF it's...

    Sorry, I've never used 3D products but IF it's anything like Wizard's Mystic Cut the 2500 should be fine enough to buff out.
  9. Thread: Paint bubbles

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    It could have been caused by handling the hood...

    It could have been caused by handling the hood (to put it back on) then not cleaning it properly before painting.
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    In fact AirVantage makes the same sanders for...

    In fact AirVantage makes the same sanders for many other companies and private labels them for those companies. Check them out on the link below.

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    If the divots are coming from contaminants in the...

    If the divots are coming from contaminants in the air you should be able to sand them level and respray and not generate more problems as long as you cleanup the air. However if the problem is...
  12. Thread: Damage protection

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    You could just mask off a section on the door and...

    You could just mask off a section on the door and spray it black. If I were doing it I'd probably mask it from the top front to the bottom rear then sand, clean and spray. I might even mask it...
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    DeVilbiss makes adapters for other models but not...

    DeVilbiss makes adapters for other models but not the 4600 so Sagola makes the DeKup adapters for that model.
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    The only problem with that kit is that DeVilbiss...

    The only problem with that kit is that DeVilbiss doesn't make an adapter for DeKups so you would need to order it from me or Sagola.


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    Another thing I like is that I can lay the gun...

    Another thing I like is that I can lay the gun down anywhere. If I'm not next to a gun hook and I have something that needs attention I can just lay the gun down, fix whatever, then continue.
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    I only use DeKups and I normally turn my gun over...

    I only use DeKups and I normally turn my gun over when needed then pull the trigger until the air is out of the cup then continue spraying. After that I don't need to deal with air in the cup. I...
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    Yes once the base or sealer is out of the recoat...

    Yes once the base or sealer is out of the recoat window you should scuff it prior to applying more paint.

    The professionals that stripe, that I know, usually lay a piece of tape close to where the...
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    The 6800 is a 1/4" plastic tape that has a 1/8"...

    The 6800 is a 1/4" plastic tape that has a 1/8" tape in the middle that keeps the tape just a little off the surface so that you eliminate the tape ridge. After you're finished painting you can...
  19. Thread: Damage protection

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    If you just want to seal the surface until warm...

    If you just want to seal the surface until warm weather I would probably go over the area with some 80 grit paper then apply a layer of short strand fiberglass filler. When it comes time to do the...
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    Yes, the 6529 is $7.98 a roll plus shipping. ...

    Yes, the 6529 is $7.98 a roll plus shipping.

    When I use Transition Tape I lightly sand the edge where I'm going to use it then clean and apply the tape along the edge then put masking tape on it...
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    I sprayed Glacial White #UTCW174.

    I sprayed Glacial White #UTCW174.
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    You will also want to see if you can stop...

    You will also want to see if you can stop moisture from getting to that area and if you can't stop it then try to vent that area so that the moisture dries and doesn't linger causing the repair to...
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    With The Coating Store white I would say that you...

    With The Coating Store white I would say that you would probably need three or four coats of white if you're using a "good" spray gun. I just did a small job using their single stage white.
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    I agree with Henry

    Bam your work is art and I love that you have displayed it here.

    Note: If you like you can click on the (Insert Video) link at the top of the posting block you can paste the YouTube address in...
  25. Thread: Tri Coat repair

    by Len
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    In order to judge the quality of the repair be...

    In order to judge the quality of the repair be sure to take it outside in the sunlight. Let us know what you did and how it turned out.
  26. Thread: Tri Coat repair

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    As long at the film build isn't too heavy you...

    As long at the film build isn't too heavy you could just repair the surface imperfections then shoot the entire panel again on top of the existing finish. However if you think you have too much...
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