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  1. yes sir it will fit

    yes sir it will fit
  2. you could clear being a solid color, most likely...

    you could clear being a solid color, most likely will need to cut with 800 and re clear.

    there is a chance its not done shrinking or swelling though
  3. 18 months ago, no youre not within your window. ...

    18 months ago, no youre not within your window. sand and re epoxy before spraying slick sand
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    spraying the car with wax and grease will give...

    spraying the car with wax and grease will give you a idea if it will shine back up
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    just use some 1k acid etch in a aerosol on the...

    just use some 1k acid etch in a aerosol on the bar metal, i wouldnt waste my money on clearing it but you can if you wish after flash time.

    yes you can put it over sanded paint, 320 or 500 grit. ...
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    glad to hear it is working out well

    glad to hear it is working out well
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    I pattern is only in the new 5500

    I pattern is only in the new 5500
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    nice ! im loving to I in a 1.2RP

    nice ! im loving to I in a 1.2RP
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    what 5500 you end up with ?

    what 5500 you end up with ?
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    looks good, i am not positive they run large, but...

    looks good, i am not positive they run large, but i am positive they dont always match other manufacturers.

    looks like you got a few deep scratches just make sure they thing cures out well so...
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    try a 1.8 RP you wont be disappointed for 2k...

    try a 1.8 RP you wont be disappointed for 2k primer
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    haha... i get two sometimes 3 free guns a year on...

    haha... i get two sometimes 3 free guns a year on top of what i buy so it works out pretty well the last 2 i received for free was a 5500 hvlp and a 5500 rp.

    i usually dump my old models, and...
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    Lens brings a very good point, one that many...

    Lens brings a very good point, one that many people dont know and something i didnt realize till SATA flew me to Germany for training

    just because your tip says 1.6 1.4 etc it does not measure to...
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    All i use is RP primer, poly, BC, Sealer etc but...

    All i use is RP primer, poly, BC, Sealer etc but i do have dedicated guns for each, RP puts out a lot of paint and it is a fast gun. but for teaching purposes ill tell you how i train painters.
    ...
  15. Sherwin William Genisis Single stage or Martin...

    Sherwin William Genisis Single stage or Martin Senior from NAPA = same paint different labels,

    PPG Essential also single stage

    pretty sure both are 5 year,

    a lot of guys on here probably...
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    unless you got a ton of bare metal showing...

    unless you got a ton of bare metal showing Urethane sealer would be or may be a better option, if its already primed and sanded i dont see where you would benefit from epoxy ?
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    sure thing buddy, it really does spray HS clears...

    sure thing buddy, it really does spray HS clears better. and if you ever get ready let me know i can probably get you a sweet deal.
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    depends what you want to do with it

    depends what you want to do with it
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    the 4000 is still a amazing gun, i have went with...

    the 4000 is still a amazing gun, i have went with the I nozzles so hard to say. i do like the 5500 in I nozzle though.

    that orange peel actually matched very well to the car, dust nibbed a few...
  20. yeah those upper right ones are pretty big, look...

    yeah those upper right ones are pretty big, look like the undercoat is showing in the middle of those as well.

    to the OP, grab a mirror clean it well and blow some air on it using a blow gun...
  21. that looks like fisheye or some other...

    that looks like fisheye or some other contaminate, IMO it is to random of spots, some bigger than others. and if it is happening as soon as you do your first coat is is exactly contamination.

    im...
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    looks good !!!

    looks good !!!
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    i am in the denver area, what kind of car you...

    i am in the denver area, what kind of car you needing looked at ? i might know someone
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    yeah its a nice gun, thinking of dumping all my...

    yeah its a nice gun, thinking of dumping all my 4000s and 5000s switching up to all 5500s, and yeah it has a pattern like a Iwata but faster still.


    thanks for the props fellas i cant post a...
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    few more 24901 24902 24903

    few more

    24901
    24902

    24903
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    here is a few of the 1.2I RP 24896 24897...

    here is a few of the 1.2I RP

    24896
    24897
    24898
    24899
    24900
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    yes sir ! i have a few and they are amazing. i...

    yes sir ! i have a few and they are amazing. i use a 1.2 RP I nozzle for my HS clear, EC520 and EC530. works great. i have a 1.2O HVLP its a little small i will be moving up to a 1.3I HVLP soon.
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    i do not do those type of blends, its not what i...

    i do not do those type of blends, its not what i am doing or what you're doing, it is what the product does.
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    our opinions of problems probably differ a bit,...

    our opinions of problems probably differ a bit, as do our opinions on quality.
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    i wouldnt use straight reducer, they tend to fish...

    i wouldnt use straight reducer, they tend to fish eye and separate when doing it that way, use a blending solvent made for that type of blend they have binders in them that make a smoother blend
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    yes use intercoat (DBC) it will help with the...

    yes use intercoat (DBC) it will help with the tape marking the base coat.

    depending on how many stripes you are doing you might want to clear the panels then cut with 800, do your stripes unmask...
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    holds up as good as paint, i clear it using...

    holds up as good as paint, i clear it using automotive clear.

    its more or less a alternative to chrome and should never be mistaken for the durability of real chrome.

    you can chrome any...
  33. things that effect shrinkage are prep, you...

    things that effect shrinkage are prep,

    you need to know your solids content, it dont matter how much the primer cost... cheap 50% solids primer will shrink 50%

    expensive 50% solids primer will...
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    sweet !!! glad to hear it ! that Oceon 360 grit...

    sweet !!! glad to hear it ! that Oceon 360 grit is some sick stuff as well, i still block with 320 often and use oceon or sky afterwards with a few quick wipes to even everything out. youre on the...
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    i wouldnt do this, if it is wrinkling it is not...

    i wouldnt do this, if it is wrinkling it is not sticking, your foundation and adhesion are gone, sand it down good if you still have a problem use some waterborne primer
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    something like that, if it was me id let it dry...

    something like that, if it was me id let it dry two days
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    can get away with aerosol, but,,, you might see a...

    can get away with aerosol, but,,, you might see a halo around that aerosol primer if you dont seal
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    you should be fine

    you should be fine
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    should be fine as long as you prep it well

    should be fine as long as you prep it well
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    Mirka has some glass repair polish out, maybe...

    Mirka has some glass repair polish out, maybe available from your local jobber

    https://www.mirka.com/glass_sanding/
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    yeah buddy i can do a short video, ill try to do...

    yeah buddy i can do a short video, ill try to do a test panel this week
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    if it was me i would sand 320 minimum, get some...

    if it was me i would sand 320 minimum, get some mils off that car, prime any burn through, seal and paint
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    most P sheets are requiring hardener these days,...

    most P sheets are requiring hardener these days, some have not caught up yet. but i got my hooks into the lab at PPG and Valspar/DeBeer pretty good, as well as some reps in charge of the whole North...
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    hey ron, no sir i only use the Assilex system,...

    hey ron, no sir i only use the Assilex system, sheets only wrapped around a scotch brite,

    if you are shaving mud my process is this this,

    sometime cheese grater

    36/40 grit norton blue...
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    it is something new still coming into P sheets,...

    it is something new still coming into P sheets, it is not "needed" but it is very "recommended" you would be ok using the same activator your clear will use. you dont have to use DX57

    it helps...
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    i hear some say that is so, but have not ran into...

    i hear some say that is so, but have not ran into that issue myself.

    the idea for adding hardener to basecoat is so it crosslinks with urethane sealer for adhesion and the clear will crosslink to...
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    they all stay flexible... Len do a spray out card...

    they all stay flexible... Len do a spray out card bend it as much as you want then when you can pretty much put a crease in it without paint failure, then tell me why you need flex additive,

    if...
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    Len adding 5% hardener to your basecoat is what...

    Len adding 5% hardener to your basecoat is what everyone is moving to, it works better than flex additive
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    that is a good choice as well, if you have the...

    that is a good choice as well, if you have the same undercoat on the whole wheel should come out good.
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    flex additives do no good anymore in todays...

    flex additives do no good anymore in todays paint, they are not needed,

    if you are having some trouble with that difference in color you are better off tossing a little matte clear over it and...
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