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    sagola 4400 or 4500 require quite a few turns to...

    sagola 4400 or 4500 require quite a few turns to get to full open...unlike 4600, 2 turns and it is enough

    i think it confuses some people winding it out 4,5 times..
  2. Thread: paint gun

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    yes,it is one of the best you can buy...i own 2...

    yes,it is one of the best you can buy...i own 2 of them
    ...am

    i have 14-18 spray gun, different brands, top quality..


    Sagola 4600 is outstanding for wet, slick, paint jobs..remember, it is...
  3. Thread: True Blox

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    I have Mirka dust extractor unit and Mirka Deros...

    I have Mirka dust extractor unit and Mirka Deros sander..

    I have switched almsot all my sanding paper to velcro with holes or Mirka mesh abranet for dustless sanding , so this system works...
  4. Thread: True Blox

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    Totally agree with you, bmarler.. We aint...

    Totally agree with you, bmarler..

    We aint suckers..

    Speaking of sanding, i have brought Mirka Deros electric sander 3 weeks ago, 6 inch orbital 5 mm throw...

    IT Is expensive but It is worth...
  5. Thread: True Blox

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    Actually, i dont think they Are a gimmick... ...

    Actually, i dont think they Are a gimmick...

    Yes, too expensive and i would buy them only i i did resto work...


    The reason is these Types of blocks Are soooo easy to make...

    I have Made a...
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    What quality brand make sandpaper disc are you...

    What quality brand make sandpaper disc are you using?

    It makes a difference..
    Cheap ones donít work...
  7. I am in Kitchener..

    I am in Kitchener..
  8. So I am in Ontario... Napa , Carquest stores,...

    So I am in Ontario...

    Napa , Carquest stores, your local body shops will have seam sealer..

    Proform or Dominion sure seam sealers are good,they usually carry cheaper rubber based and more...
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    No, not worth it unless you have a shop and you...

    No, not worth it unless you have a shop and you have cheap parts or you buy a donor van and make 2 out of 1..


    Parts are crazy expensive, buy value OEM is still reasonable and not too many...
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    How much is a kit of this product? And does...

    How much is a kit of this product?


    And does the color change happen while u sand it or after it cures?
    Upol 2025 is very similar to this or Automotive Art DTM primers....
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    6 coats??.... that is a riot rubber bullet...

    6 coats??.... that is a riot rubber bullet deflector thickness...

    Good or high quality clear coat, 2 coats or 3 coats usually enough, maybe flow coat with 2 more IF applicable for color type..
    ...
  12. I have three 6 inch Airvantage Sanders and i got...

    I have three 6 inch Airvantage Sanders and i got Mirka 5 inch sander, which is identicall to airvantage sander, so are 3 m Sanders, all copies of Airvantage..


    So yes, there is a difference...
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    That is a lot of work.. And it takes skill...

    That is a lot of work..


    And it takes skill to straighten and return metal back as close as possible to original shape...

    This sort of job is tricky, few hits with a hammer in the wrong place...
  14. Thread: knock off guns

    by baubau
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    These statements are alright....somewhat true,...

    These statements are alright....somewhat true, depends how you look at it..

    I own more than 15,16 paint guns, all high end and the only brand I donít have are Walcom Carbonio 360...

    I tested...
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    BMW and Toyota Lexus have nice silvers..

    BMW and Toyota Lexus have nice silvers..
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    Bobk, With your experience and methods, you...

    Bobk, With your experience and methods, you should try waterborne paint in certain paint lines that are close in terms of application methods to solvent...Ppg envirobase and Debeer 900+, for example,...
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    Lady Luck plays a big part...i have followed all...

    Lady Luck plays a big part...i have followed all those steps and some more and ended up with horrible results...

    for me, the humidity plays a huge role..i am in Ontario, sandwiched between Great...
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    Iwata bellaria on eBay from japan...go for 1.3...

    Iwata bellaria on eBay from japan...go for 1.3 tip

    Ani f160plus gun.....

    Used Tekna pro lite, many around..

    Sagola if you want one gun for a long long time..

    Smaller size guns...I use...
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    i mean, if the caps are interchangsble, then...

    i mean, if the caps are interchangsble, then fluid tips dhoukd be as well...
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    i think it is, Len....

    i think it is, Len....
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    i have sagola 4400 with 1.4 tip....maybe used a...

    i have sagola 4400 with 1.4 tip....maybe used a few times....

    different body but the air cap is the same as sagola 4500 for clear
  22. body lines, well, get 'em with 40, 80 and 120...

    body lines, well, get 'em with 40, 80 and 120 grit amd body filler at first..

    primer is just for "micro correction" ....

    and yes, use tape and guide coat...it works, it is smart and fast..
  23. Hammer and dolly,,hit hard..... Or cave and...

    Hammer and dolly,,hit hard.....


    Or cave and pave...
  24. i own 3 Sagolas and i will buy a new one as soon...

    i own 3 Sagolas and i will buy a new one as soon as shipping gets going..

    and i own a lot of top guns..

    these are some of the best..easiest to set up and use..

    buy Sagola from Len with 2 air...
  25. Len, I didnít believe it until I tried it...ppg...

    Len, I didnít believe it until I tried it...ppg had similar product years ago but it didnít become popular...similar chemistry..

    This is low viscosity high built pad 4:1 no reducer....i use tekna...
  26. bmarler, it is not a sealer... for my...

    bmarler, it is not a sealer...

    for my purposes, collision work, controlled applicstion , thin coats that become high build, yet manage with fine atomization to avoid primer lines into blend...
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    Honestly, get the hell out of this trAde while...

    Honestly, get the hell out of this trAde while you still can....

    It is getting tougher....

    As for tools...

    Milwaukee all cordless, 1/4 cordless rAtchet is a must..

    Air vantage or mirka...
  28. Upol primer 2025 dtm is awesome for...

    Upol primer 2025 dtm is awesome for restoration...
    Also Automotive Art dtm primer..

    I have been using Pure Reflections dtm primer that is high build and applied with 1.3 or 1.4 tip gun....yes, I...
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    remember that sandpapers are not all equal grit...

    remember that sandpapers are not all equal grit sizes from manufacturer to manufscturer..

    so better to go higher, 1000 or 1200, much safer, especially with wet paper..

    i rarely use wet...
  30. try doing dry paper sanding to level orange...

    try doing dry paper sanding to level orange peel...just find quality paper that works, sand and wipe with microfiber cloth often, check progress, move on....

    after that, any quality polishing...
  31. i despise and hate buffing polishing color...

    i despise and hate buffing polishing color sanding..

    i have beem trying to speed this process for me...

    i rarely have to buff and polish for shine , it is more for dirt nibs and dust..

    i try...
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    OFB,that is impressive ! you are multitalented...

    OFB,that is impressive !

    you are multitalented person and creative....this is WOW..

    i spray something everydat but i dont know if i would have patience or detail orientation attention to do...
  33. Philv, this dude got estimates, he knows what the...

    Philv, this dude got estimates, he knows what the real cost of doing 3 stage white pearl is...

    he is looking for a deal...

    i wont even bother....
  34. just get new guns with bigger tips...Len has...

    just get new guns with bigger tips...Len has Sagola Juniors..
  35. Thread: New SAgola

    by baubau
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    I have read reviews and talked to few guys on FB...

    I have read reviews and talked to few guys on FB and IG that have used it and they like it a lot...

    how much will it go for?
  36. Thread: New SAgola

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    I have sooo many spray guns... The only ones I...

    I have sooo many spray guns...

    The only ones I don’t have are Italian Walcoms...

    I love SAgolas and I love the colors and design of this one...if I get some extra money,I will get it...it...
  37. Thread: New SAgola

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    New SAgola

    Len, have you heard or seen anything about This?

    https://youtu.be/E0hdi7zE6P4


    A new limited edition and new air cap....and supposedly new design?

    I do like spraying clear with 1.2 xl and...
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    Take it to a shop that has big frame machine, aks...

    Take it to a shop that has big frame machine, aks them if they can pull it out for $1000 and u do the rest....

    That is a hard hit, a bit of challenge even for us ďso called prosĒ...
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    Easy, Len... the color is way off..look at the...

    Easy, Len...

    the color is way off..look at the fender door difference...
    it is a 3 coat and you can use cheaper solvent paints, match not so great, but does the job.....

    really not important...
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    Lol Len ! i broke so many of those and they...

    Lol Len !

    i broke so many of those and they are expensive..

    on some, i have welded broken metal heatin elemnt inside sucxessfully....

    i have 3 of these, and i have 2 older ones made by Sanyo...
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    if possible, get a lamp with a timer..just in...

    if possible, get a lamp with a timer..just in case..

    i have destroyed quite a few jobs bcs i left lamp on too soon or too long or too close witbout timed drying times...
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    buy devilbiss flg5, the parts are more available...

    buy devilbiss flg5, the parts are more available in the xase u need it..

    for a few bucks more, you can get Iwata Bellaria from Japan on ebay...that is a the best buy for under $250..
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    a great point, Philv... i always have that in...

    a great point, Philv...

    i always have that in mind when i quote jobs and decided what jobs i do..i never paint cars that someone else preps or do jobs half ass.....

    however, this type of job,...
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    Go to your local neighborhood body shop, buy guys...

    Go to your local neighborhood body shop, buy guys some coffee, be pleasant, ask them if they can straighten it out for you without grinding or removing paint,..

    I would straighten the edge , push...
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