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  1. Thx for quick reply. I’ll keep it on tomorrow’s...

    Thx for quick reply. I’ll keep it on tomorrow’s schedule.
  2. PPG DP40 on Chevy bare steel valve covers

    Will PPG DP40 sprayed on bare steel valve covers as a primer under a finish paint hold up? I mean can it handle the heat? Look forward to your response. I’m wanting to prime in the morning. Thx
  3. Question: Few years back probably goes to Len, I...

    Question:
    Few years back probably goes to Len, I used as Len suggested a yellow wool pad after sanding clear coat and a white wool pad on the Makita I bought from you for a final finish— both with...
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    I’m talking about SureFinish left over.

    I’m talking about SureFinish left over.
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    I still have an opened gallon left, just used a...

    I still have an opened gallon left, just used a little. Been around 4 years. Cap has been on it. If I shake it up will it still be usable?
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    Thanks Len

    Thanks Len
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    Prime or Sealer color under Black paint

    Wondering what is best final primer color or sealer color for under PPG BLACK 9700 & Concept Clear or if it matters.?
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    I've got one in my 68 327 camaro! They have their...

    I've got one in my 68 327 camaro! They have their place, racers used to love them.
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    In the future, typically 600 is as fine as you...

    In the future, typically 600 is as fine as you want to go. I think that solids 400 is ok and metallics 600. Now I'm an amateur but I turn out some really nice paint jobs on my own personal...
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    Fusion--- I have only painted 5 cars and they...

    Fusion--- I have only painted 5 cars and they have won many trophy's at local shows---my reason for telling you this is Len and the other people on this site are the reason why my cars come out so...
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    Ok thanks Len. I guess if I did the sides and...

    Ok thanks Len. I guess if I did the sides and taped the bed, then did the bed that would work also?
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    Anybody have a process down for painting a truck...

    Anybody have a process down for painting a truck bed??
  13. Thread: Site problem

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    I never get that. Works every time for me.

    I never get that. Works every time for me.
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    What is best way to paint truck bed?

    Morning,
    I am painting a 68 el camino. Background, I have painted 5 cars and all have been local show winners. I have very good equipment so although my skill level is nothing to the par of many of...
  15. Thanks Len, do you have an economical 2.4 or...

    Thanks Len, do you have an economical 2.4 or larger tip gun I can use specifically for this product? I don't want it in my finish line, even though my finish line is just my primer gun I don't want...
  16. Brian I will definitely use the approach you have...

    Brian I will definitely use the approach you have suggested once the filler is applied. Do you recommend a "Spray Filler". I have heard of a few different ones. After the "Spray Fill" and sand I will...
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    Is the Plastic o-ring behind the fluid tip...

    Is the Plastic o-ring behind the fluid tip installed? If your gun has one anyway. I have a finish line primer gun and when I cleaned it once I forgot to put the white plastic o-ring in behind the...
  18. Ok thanks, the skimming the whole panel I would...

    Ok thanks, the skimming the whole panel I would definitely do if they were closer together but they are spread out. The grinder idea is probably what I will do. All suggestions will work and greatly...
  19. The pencil worries me because I think of a pencil...

    The pencil worries me because I think of a pencil which is lead as kind of like graphite which is a lubricant, so I'm thinking not a good idea. Might just be extreme on my part. The tape idea works...
  20. What do I use to mark many dings in the metal before filler?

    I am working on a truck bed, getting ready for filler. Problem is there are many little dings so before I stand over it with newly mixed filler I want to mark the places to fill first so I can just...
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    Hmm, well let me put it this way. I have the plus...

    Hmm, well let me put it this way. I have the plus gun and have used it for a while and have never grown to like it. So what other quality guns could I try?
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    What is BEST clear GUN for urethane

    If money were not an object what are the three best clear guns for urethane clears? I will be using a PPG urethane clear if that matters.
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    What is BEST clear done for urethane

    If money were not an object what are the three best clear guns for urethane clears? I will be using a PPG urethane clear if that matters.
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    Hmm, ok whatever. But the paint looks great nice...

    Hmm, ok whatever. But the paint looks great nice job!
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    Thanks Len, there is no cracking or peeling and...

    Thanks Len, there is no cracking or peeling and everything is good and flat so I will reclear with lacquer. The car does stay indoors.
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    That's Placer Gold. I've got a 72 Z28 same color....

    That's Placer Gold. I've got a 72 Z28 same color. Thats a great color on that car for a couple of black stripes.;)
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    Yep, epoxy prime bare metal first, surfacer...

    Yep, epoxy prime bare metal first, surfacer follows down the road.
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    Those tiny burns can be covered by sealing the...

    Those tiny burns can be covered by sealing the job prior to paint as long as you don't let the bare spots sit. That way you have a uniform undercoat prior to basecoat.
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    Need Help with PPG Acrylic Laquer

    Need some help please. In 1997 I painted my camaro with ppg duracryl acrylic lacquer and added about 4 coats of clear. Came out beautiful, problem is the car was a color called Placer Gold and it had...
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    I would epoxy prime it first then apply the...

    I would epoxy prime it first then apply the primer surfacer, yes that is enough scratch.
  31. Thread: Air piping

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    I went with 3/4" copper, no moisture great...

    I went with 3/4" copper, no moisture great product.
  32. Thanks for the replies, I'll do just that.

    Thanks for the replies, I'll do just that.
  33. Thread: tiger stripe

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    I know how you feel. I just finished painting my...

    I know how you feel. I just finished painting my 70 Nova silver metallic and I had to do my hood and trunk twice because they had some striping. No problem on the other panels. I noticed that you...
  34. how do you protect new painted panel when you drill it?

    In other words, I did not have the Nova badges for the fenders when I painted them. Now I have received them and have drilled out the holes in the correct locations. My question is, now that the raw...
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    I am not a pro painter but, I do restore my own...

    I am not a pro painter but, I do restore my own personal cars (old camaros, novas and such)which includes painting them and all have turned out to be local show winners. I have always used PPG DBU...
  36. Okay, I scuffed and resprayed. Looks awesome. I...

    Okay, I scuffed and resprayed. Looks awesome. I really appreciate the advice and answers.
  37. What grit should I sand it with? Wet or dry?

    What grit should I sand it with? Wet or dry?
  38. What is the recoat window for ppg 2021 concept Clear?

    Thought I had enought clear but ran out. It's 6PM. I will be able to spray more clear tomorow about 9 AM, thats 15 hours after my last coat. Will that be okay?? I can't find spec's on the recoat...
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    I spray my plus at 37 - 40 trigger pulled at the...

    I spray my plus at 37 - 40 trigger pulled at the gun using ppg concept 2021 and it flows out great.
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    Thanks Len, I'll hit it Saturday.

    Thanks Len, I'll hit it Saturday.
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    I have to scuff my basecoat also (silver...

    I have to scuff my basecoat also (silver metallic) on the trunk lid top it striped. What should I scuff the basecoat with to get it ready for more base then clear? Please help I want to finish this...
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    :D Sorry, I just realized how old the original...

    :D Sorry, I just realized how old the original post was.
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    I second the opinion on a check valve being the...

    I second the opinion on a check valve being the culprit, happend on my compressor. Took forever to fill up and kept getting water in everything. Changed the check valve and it was like brand new.
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    I"ve always used the 1500 finish film dry. I...

    I"ve always used the 1500 finish film dry. I thought that was the whole point of it to skip the mess and speed up the process.
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    If you click on the link in the first post it...

    If you click on the link in the first post it says the item is no longer there?!
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    I thought you were not supposed to sand acrylic...

    I thought you were not supposed to sand acrylic enamel but I may be wrong?
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    I shoot ppg k38 with my finishline III and a 1.5...

    I shoot ppg k38 with my finishline III and a 1.5 tip with no problem. As a matter of fact the tech sheet for K38 recommends a 1.5 tip. Maybe its just this particular product because I have heard of...
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    okay, so if I have a finishline then I'm supposed...

    okay, so if I have a finishline then I'm supposed to replace the seal everytime it comes apart? Seems like we're at the same place just with a different gun. I use my finishline for epoxy primer and...
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    Personally from experience I have had great...

    Personally from experience I have had great success with DBU and Concept 2021 clear. (might be 2022 not sure)> Anyway, I paint in a home made spray booth and have restored three cars with this combo...
  50. Thread: 1979 camero

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    What did you sand between base coats with?

    What did you sand between base coats with?
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