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    In most cases solvent will cause wrinkling in...

    In most cases solvent will cause wrinkling in coatings that are not hardened AND in circumstances where the solvent can get under a thin layer of hardened paint where it can't evaporate. If you have...
  2. Once You have the metal work finished seal it...

    Once You have the metal work finished seal it with a "good" moisture cured urethane sealer like Fusor 800 series sealer. As long as the moisture isn't getting in from above the problem that should...
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    I normally set the inlet pressure at 29psi with...

    I normally set the inlet pressure at 29psi with the trigger pulled, wide open fan and that's about it. Are you using the clear coat air cap?
  4. Thread: Rail Straighten

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    Without the right equipment it's tough. I would...

    Without the right equipment it's tough. I would try chaining the high part of the frame to a bar on the floor then jacking up on the low part to see if the chain pulls it down.

    I have pots in my...
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    Only spray base and clear over the sanded area. ...

    Only spray base and clear over the sanded area. That's why I said to sand "beyond" the area to be painted then polish out the unneeded scratches and the blend. I usually sand with 1500 but the 2000...
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    Hi Ron, this was an experiment to see how the...

    Hi Ron, this was an experiment to see how the guide coat worked but (to me) there wasn't enough contrast so I'll be spraying my SEM guide coat. I do like the fact that I don't need to apply a DTM...
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    OK, I sprayed Optex on a fiberglass project using...

    OK, I sprayed Optex on a fiberglass project using a Finishline gun and a 2.2 fluid tip. It sprayed fine but that pink color wasn't very dark and after a little bit of sanding I decided to spray my...
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    If the sealer doesn't need to actually have to...

    If the sealer doesn't need to actually have to hold the panel in place and only needs to seal the seam then I'd use Fusor Seam Sealer. This material dries like hard rubber and is used with a...
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    However the company now offers all 4600s with the...

    However the company now offers all 4600s with the HVLP air cap and any other cap of your choice.
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    NO, the air caps an fluid tips are not...

    NO, the air caps an fluid tips are not interchangeable between the 4400 and the 4600.
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    I loved the 4400 with the 1.3 and clear cap as...

    I loved the 4400 with the 1.3 and clear cap as well as the 4500. I haven't used a 1.3 with the 4600. I tried high flow fittings and didn't see any advantage but I may try them again just to compare...
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    Which air cap are you using?

    Which air cap are you using?
  13. Thread: 2 Questions

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    1. If you're going to repaint the surface you can...

    1. If you're going to repaint the surface you can use water and an abrasive sponge to clean the surface. If you just want to remove polish use water and some Dawn Liquid. It may take cleaning a...
  14. Thread: Marten's '53 build

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    BEAUTIFUL!

    BEAUTIFUL!
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    I've used the 4400, 4500 and the 4600 and my...

    I've used the 4400, 4500 and the 4600 and my experience has been similar with all three. I've never used the 1.4 tip in any of them, it's been the 1.3 and the 1.3XL and the clear coat air cap in...
  16. Here's a really inexpensive Sagola gun but I've...

    Here's a really inexpensive Sagola gun but I've never used it so I don't know how it performs. It's available with 1.4, 1.6 and 1.8 fluid tips and it only costs $49.50.

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    FLG4 = 1.3, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.2

    FLG4 = 1.3, 1.5, 1.8 and 2.2
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    OK, I did a search on that and still can't find...

    OK, I did a search on that and still can't find it. If you come across it again let me know.
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    Are you talking about a tip for a 4500? They...

    Are you talking about a tip for a 4500? They make and sell 0.8 tip for the Mini Xtreme but not for the 4500 or 4600. There are other guns that may have a 0.8 tip like DeVilbiss, Iwata, Sata but...
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    The Sagola Mini Extreme would be your best bet. ...

    The Sagola Mini Extreme would be your best bet. I'd have to check with the warehouse to see what they have in stock because the manufacturer recently came back after several months of being closed...
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    I don't think Sagola ever made a tip that small...

    I don't think Sagola ever made a tip that small for their top guns but they do have a .8 tip for their Mini Extreme. Is it a small object you're spraying or a large one.
  22. Thread: 80 grit loading up

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    Good, I'm glad it worked out.

    Good, I'm glad it worked out.
  23. We just found a supplier that sells Mystic Cut in...

    We just found a supplier that sells Mystic Cut in an 8 oz size. It's enough to do a full size car and it costs less than the 32oz bottle.

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    If you're going to top coat with Zero Rust or...

    If you're going to top coat with Zero Rust or some other product compatible with Picklex you'll be fine. It looks clean enough from here.
  25. Try Wizard's Mystic Cut you won't believe how...

    Try Wizard's Mystic Cut you won't believe how good it is, we've been using it for a couple of years and love it. It must be the nano technology.

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  26. Thread: True Blox

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    Yes, I looked at the price and you did get a...

    Yes, I looked at the price and you did get a deal, my price would be well over $500.
  27. I had an Air Gunsa here a while ago and I wasn't...

    I had an Air Gunsa here a while ago and I wasn't a big fan but it may be fine for primer. I have several guns I use for primer and the Finishline is one I use frequently. I guess it's the old "you...
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    What happens is sanding to remove the ridge can...

    What happens is sanding to remove the ridge can expose some of the base coat color and if you apply more base on that area it can cause the base to absorb solvent from the new base coat which causes...
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    How does it perform differently than a pneumatic?

    How does it perform differently than a pneumatic?
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