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  1. For filling in pits I've used Masterseries silver...

    For filling in pits I've used Masterseries silver with good results
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    Sparky65 What part of NJ are you in? In South...

    Sparky65

    What part of NJ are you in? In South Plainfield I know PPG and SW are available. Also in Red Bank ther is a PPG place but its an add on to an auto parts place.
  3. If your trying to confirm if there is a split in...

    If your trying to confirm if there is a split in the sheet metal wouldn't something like a simple guide coat show something like that up? I would have thought even the sanding dust from the primer...
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    DeVilbiss GFG-670G Plus for Primer?

    Seems like alot of people prefer to have multiple guns for primer and topcoats. Is this because people are just making use of their older guns? Or are there other reasons?

    Am I looking for...
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    I'd buy a similar one and just tell everyone you...

    I'd buy a similar one and just tell everyone you fixed it.

    Seriously, I'd step back and do a break down on cost, time, and aggravation and finished product value and quality.

    Labor is cheap...
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    72BuickSky Not sure if you seen these sites...

    72BuickSky

    Not sure if you seen these sites great info on restoring skylarks.
    http://www.buickperformance.com/
    http://members.shaw.ca/ritc1/

    http://www.v8buick.com/...
  7. I do find it funny when you see contractors in...

    I do find it funny when you see contractors in there running around like they just discovered a secret sale. Mean while at the same time there are other contractors making returns. I guess they can...
  8. You really need to see if you have the right...

    You really need to see if you have the right tools for doing this. How are you planning on applying the primer? Do you have a large enough compressor and spray gun?

    "i dont have enough funds...
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    As a customer I would try to stay away from being...

    As a customer I would try to stay away from being charged by the hour. If proper equipment and skills are involved once the actual condition of the body is uncovered then an reasonable close...
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    The Kirker epoxy is easy to sand and really...

    The Kirker epoxy is easy to sand and really doesn't gum up when sanding after a day or two. I'm not sure if means its not as good as some of the other epoxies. I'm still in the learning and...
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    You may as well get a small compressor that is...

    You may as well get a small compressor that is easy to move. Once you get evicted.

    You need to be realistic, people with garages have enough problems with neighbors, you are guaranteed to have...
  12. There is a huge difference between the siphon...

    There is a huge difference between the siphon ($15 at home depot) and a pressure pot ($120 from Harbor freight).

    The siphon is quick and easy to set up just a bucket of sand or media.

    The...
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    I actually don't mind his posts except when he...

    I actually don't mind his posts except when he keeps rambling on. He should keep it down to a paragraph or two.

    Everyone knows you have to read between the lines with anything from the internet...
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    Stick to your original agreement 50% up front and...

    Stick to your original agreement 50% up front and 50% when complete. Tell him you don't has the money a family member is repaying a loan to you in "x"-months. If I couldn't get the car finished...
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    Leaf blower out into the yard while neighbors are...

    Leaf blower out into the yard while neighbors are working. I do try to sweep up most of it first.
  16. Thread: compressors

    by rustedgoat
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    You really need to evaluate what you really need....

    You really need to evaluate what you really need. Is this for a home shop or commercial? Daily useage or once a week? What can your electric panel support?

    But buying a higher quality...
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    Primer texture compared to topcoat?

    Primer texture compared to topcoat?
    I've only sprayed primer but will be topcoating soon. Do top coats spray smoother than primer?

    The gun I used for primer was a cheap Harbor Freight...
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    grease for rotisserie?

    I have a rotisserie that I need to apply grease to the rotating points. What would be good to use? I will be spraying top coats within a few inches of this area. Is contamination something I need...
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    Reading between the lines this is really helpful...

    Reading between the lines this is really helpful in this thread. Its good to see/hear the actual reasoning behind everyones views. Everyone is bringing up topics that to me are very helpful
    ...
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    Phil V, Thanks for typing all the out very...

    Phil V, Thanks for typing all the out very helpful.
    Everyone else thanks for the posts

    I'll most likely play it safe and buy new off site or local (friend has one)

    I'm just looking for...
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    Buying used spray guns

    What are some of the things you should check out when buying a used spray gun. The swap meeting is next week and sometimes I run across some guns. Other than crossed threads, cracked bodies or...
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    What could go wrong besides poor adhesion... ...

    What could go wrong besides poor adhesion...

    I'd be more concerned about how they react if the job fails. Some like to save a few bucks in the wrong area.
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    So what size would the tip of the preval be...

    So what size would the tip of the preval be considered? If your spraying primer 1.2-1.4?
  24. Thread: Compressor?

    by rustedgoat
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    The electric motor has the name WEG on it. As...

    The electric motor has the name WEG on it. As far as the pump being made in China, I wouldn't associate it with the cheaper stuff from China. Eaton seems to have a good reputation and I don't...
  25. Thread: Compressor?

    by rustedgoat
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    Heres a link to some photos of my eaton compared...

    Heres a link to some photos of my eaton compared to a craftsman, look at the size difference between pump and the motors on each.
    ...
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    "On the inside of my engine bay's firewall where...

    "On the inside of my engine bay's firewall where I burnished most of the paint off there are some "small " endentations; like little pit marks."

    You may want to make sure your not talking about...
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    This thread might be something to watch ...

    This thread might be something to watch

    http://autobodystore.com/forum/showthread.php?t=10208
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    And how does he have all that time to apply it? ...

    And how does he have all that time to apply it? Or did it turn into a big plastic pizza when the video clip ended. Do certain skim coat give you more time to apply?
  29. I used an engine cleaning wand to spray epoxy...

    I used an engine cleaning wand to spray epoxy inside the boxed frame of my convertible. Home depot has them for about $15. Its an air nozzle with a chemical injector hose that you place in whatever...
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    Don't get into a feud with the neighbors its...

    Don't get into a feud with the neighbors its really a no win deal. Usually they will talk to everyone they know and all the Judge Judy experts will have great legal advice to give her.

    If you...
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    I thought this was the step for preventing the...

    I thought this was the step for preventing the flash rust and leaves the metal ready for priming. "Right Stuff" is suppose to be similar to Ospho. Do you think a stong washing with soap and water...
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    White powder after metal treatment?

    I've gotten the frame down to bare metal. I treated it with "Right Stuff" metal treatment (doesn't say to wash off). After 24 hrs I get a white powder residue in alot of areas on the frame. I...
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