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    Hi guys it just occurred to me in the past I have...

    Hi guys it just occurred to me in the past I have always used my (air brush gun) with the air compressor to blend in spots on the paint for the color black.
    These spots always wet sanded and blended...
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    Help blending?

    Hi guys got a new problem here. In the past I was always able to spot paint single stage black in the middle of a panel then wet sand with 1000 grit and buff it out to look almost flawless blend with...
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    It's not that it looks that bad it is however...

    It's not that it looks that bad it is however where I live that is the problem. WE get alot of rain snow it's salt season so I don't feel like driving it as rust will certainly creep in and spread...
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    pics

    That's what I thought its not thick enough to cause cracking necessarily. It's been on there for about 5 years with no issues. The reason I need bondo there is I cut out about 2" around the entire...
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    Filler cracks

    Hello everyone I am sad to say after 5 years I have some cracks in my paint and into my bondo on the Scout I painted. I drive it once and awhile in the winter but not often. I found a crack in the...
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    94 toyota celica paint options

    Hi guys I have a 94 celica gt gloss black. In the past I have painted the front bumper and front quarters with Dupont acrylic enamel pitch black 99A. This color is no longer being made. I liked it as...
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    Forgot to mention no clearcoat.....

    Forgot to mention no clearcoat.....
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    Help Scratch?

    hi guys, my wonderful sisters kids rode their bike by my black celica the other day and rubbed it with the steering handle bars about a foot and a half long. In a few places it is down to primer. In...
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    Urethane paint mixing?

    _Hi guys, I have experience working with enamel based paints (hobbyist) and will be switching to Urethane over time. So I have a few questions to help me learn more about Urethane based paint.

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    Hello I am interested. Should I just call the...

    Hello I am interested. Should I just call the store and ask for your name? I will try to call this week!!!

    Thanks!

    Brandon
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    Just checking in to see if you have a few ounces...

    Just checking in to see if you have a few ounces to test?

    I really appreciate it!

    Brandon
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    Well I now have 2 questions for you guys. 1....

    Well I now have 2 questions for you guys.

    1. Is it more dangerous for your health to spray a polyurethane paint vs. my old acrylic enamel? or the same?




    2. I emailed the company asking...
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    Thanks guys I will have to do some research and...

    Thanks guys I will have to do some research and get back to you.....
    Brandon
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    Help True black?

    Hi guys, haven't been here in a while but you guys were great help so here it goes. I tried looking myself but came up with nothing, just a bunch of opinions. *I am a hobbyist, not a ton of paint...
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    touch up gun??

    Hey guys, I am in the process of buffing out a spot I sprayed on a quarter panel it is just up in a corner and in the process of wet sanding I sanded through the original paint to primer. I would...
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    Thanks for all the help guys, I was wondering to...

    Thanks for all the help guys, I was wondering to fix your problem TLB did you reblock it first then respray it or respray it then reblock it? I ask as once the filler shrinks can it be sanded level...
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    Thanks for explaining, I wonder how long it takes...

    Thanks for explaining, I wonder how long it takes to fully cure at say 60-65 degrees or how one can tell when it has fully cured???? Any ideas.....
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    Here is what I don't get about the bondo drying....

    Here is what I don't get about the bondo drying. If I take the time to blow heat on the bondo until it is fully dry or feels hard and doesn't clog up the sandpaper, then sand it smooth and let it sit...
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    The filler was very thin you could almost see...

    The filler was very thin you could almost see through it to the metal underneath. I am not sure how to measure the thickness, but I know it was thin and not too thick. I did use a blow drier on the...
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    Help shrinkage?

    Hello I painted the top of my scout about 2 weeks ago and was fairly happy with the results. I filled in 20 holes in the roof, welded them shut then applied filler and I could not see any of the body...
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    Help bondo lines?

    Hi guys, I need your opinion I did the bodywork on my hood before having some long block sanding boards to use and now that I have finished spraying it with enamel I can see my sanding lines where...
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    Pot life paint?

    Hello I was painting acrylic enamel paint yesterday and I had some left over paint that I mixed with hardener. I left it outside overnight. It was cold last night say somewhere around 30 degrees and...
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    Guide coat paint?

    Hello what cheap spray can paint does everyone use to spray a light coat (Guide coat) over the high build primer to see the low spots after sanding?
    I tried flat black rustoleum but it needs 24...
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    buffing help?

    Hello I am in the process of wet sanding and buffing out my mistakes on the topper I just painted. I had a run in the middle of a panel that I ended up wet sanding to the primer so I will have to...
  25. Thread: buff wheel?

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    buff wheel?

    Hello I am buffing out the area on the roof where the rain catch or (gutter) runs all the way around the top. It has a channel that is around a 1/4" to 1/2" wide and deep. Something in the shape of a...
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    sanding mask?

    Hello I have been sanding 2K urethane high build primer and wearing a 3m dust mask. (The plain ones all white in color with no vents) However at the end of the day I see dust when I blow my nose so...
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    So you are stating that the HVLP gun would make...

    So you are stating that the HVLP gun would make the compressor work harder than my old conventional gun based on the specs I listed?

    My air compressor is a 25 gallon 6hp rated at 6.8 @90 psi and...
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    For example the hvlp gun I am looking at needs...

    For example the hvlp gun I am looking at needs 9.5 to 14.8 cfm and my conventional gun requires 4-7cfm.

    -Now the Hvlp runs at a lower pressure but I believe it flows the air faster


    -But the...
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    conventional VS. HVLP

    O.k. I need someone to settle this once and for all. I have a conventional suction feed devilbliss gun. I am thinking of buying a HVLP gravity feed gun. Which one is more of an air hog and will work...
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    This link should work so I thought I'd try it...

    This link should work so I thought I'd try it again.

    http://pc.dupont.com/dpc/en/US/html/visitor/common/pdfs/b/product/dcf/OEM_Fleet/centari.pdf
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    Help Runs in paint?

    Hello I finally got around to getting my guns cleaned properly and spraying. I used my new gun today which recommended a higher pressure 50psi and consequently I got a few runs on the first coat. I...
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    Thanks Len I was forced to buy a new gun today as...

    Thanks Len I was forced to buy a new gun today as I couldn't get the old (Devilbiss Asp500 suction style) to spray as the vent was clogged. I didn't know it so I went and bought a (Air force...
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    Google I've been trying that the last two days...

    Google I've been trying that the last two days found every paint but the one I needed.... You must have the magic touch!!!!! Thanks for your help its been a rough day!!!

    Brandon
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    Thanks for the reply I appreciate it. I know on...

    Thanks for the reply I appreciate it. I know on the new gun the vent tube was plugged as it was a clear tube. Pretty easy to see. That probably was my problem on the old gun also. Say I can't find a...
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    Also how long are you able to spray that paint...

    Also how long are you able to spray that paint once it is mixed? The centari enamel as I put hardener in it and reducer if I can keep it for tomorrow I'd like to otherwise I waisted a quart of...
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    Urgent help spray gun?

    hello I have tried to spray centari dupont acrylic enamel today and it keeps plugging my gun. I mixed it with the appropriate reducer and hardener, the garage is at 80 degrees. I first tried to spray...
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    Help new spray gun?

    hey guys I have had a devilbiss suction feed spray gun for about the last 10 years. It holds a quart of paint. It is the only style of gun I have ever used. I am looking for something smaller for...
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    Thanks for the reply, that sounds about right,...

    Thanks for the reply, that sounds about right, I'll have to strain it next time!
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    help 2kurethane high build?

    High guys I just sprayed 2k urethane high build primer. I did not run it through a strainer or filter when pouring the primer as I thought the high build material might get caught in the filter and...
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    Help bodywork after primer?

    Hello I have a coat of epoxy primer and Nason's 2k urethane high build primer on and may need to add some more evercoat filler to straighten out some panels. So how do I go about reapplying more...
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    THanks for clarifying it really will help me...

    THanks for clarifying it really will help me decide what to do. I think the 2K urethane primer is the way to go...

    Great......
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    O.k. guys -So I am wondering is there a 2K...

    O.k. guys

    -So I am wondering is there a 2K urethane (filler type) of primer I can use over an epoxy primer that will work with my centari acrylic enamel pitch black color? The reason I want to...
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    Well I called carquest where I bought the paint...

    Well I called carquest where I bought the paint and it seems like the sealer is a good idea to prevent sanding scratches from showing through, but it is not required. That's the best I can figure. He...
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    Help new problem?

    My plan was to shoot :

    1. Nason epoxy primer 491-35 on the bare metal, then

    2. Nason ful fill 421-08 as primer surfacer to fill in little flaws and sand smooth (I used to use 131-s fill n sand...
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    wet sanding buffing?

    Hello I will be spraying centari acrylic enamel pitch black 99a this week and the few times in the past I have sprayed this I always get an orange peel effect so I was planning on wet sanding and...
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    Spray gun pressure?

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    Well I checked the air pressure at the gun for the first time with the trigger pulled. At the wall it had to be set...
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    Thanks guys I'll see how it goes tomorrow!

    Thanks guys I'll see how it goes tomorrow!
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    Sanding primer?

    Hello-
    Can you guys tell me should I wet sand the epoxy primer or dry sand it (no water) to prepare it for fill n sand I will be spraying on top of it. I am asking as I sprayed my hood and tailgate...
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    THanks for the reply I will have to try that the...

    THanks for the reply I will have to try that the next time I weld....
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    Help welding up trim holes?

    Hello I welded up all 15 trim holes in the roof of my truck today with my mig welder set on the lowest setting. I don't feel I did it correctly. THis is what I did.

    -I picked 2 holes about...
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