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    We may be at the end of this site,

    If you have any interest in auto body repairs and painting be sure to click on the link above and sign up for the new site. We have found that most people will come here for the info then go...
  2. Thread: Bondopocalypse II

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    We use both aerosol and powder. Aerosols for wet...

    We use both aerosol and powder. Aerosols for wet sanding primer and powder for dry sanding body filler. The powder is too expensive but it lasts a long time.
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    Are you using a guide coat on your filler? We...

    Are you using a guide coat on your filler? We wouldn't be without it.


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    If you have 36 grit scratches you can apply a...

    If you have 36 grit scratches you can apply a light coat of bondo type filler by pressing it into the scratches then finish your sanding with 180 or 220 grit.

    When we are sanding primer before...
  5. Thread: HF Paint gun

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    One more thing... Never soak the gun body in...

    One more thing... Never soak the gun body in solvent after spraying, it can damage the seals and cause more leaking.
  6. Thread: HF Paint gun

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    I'm not familiar with that gun but you shouldn't...

    I'm not familiar with that gun but you shouldn't have any air leaking with ANY gun.

    A 30 gallon compressor is small for normal spray guns but it can work for small jobs or with small guns. ...
  7. There's several variables.... If the bend isn't...

    There's several variables.... If the bend isn't too severe then it will have less tendency to crack the paint. Also if you use a decent heat gun and get the area hot enough then the paint will also...
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    Sorry guys I don't have enough experience with...

    Sorry guys I don't have enough experience with the new site to give you Safari access. As soon as I know more I'll pass it along.
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    I agree, that's the mistake a lot of people make...

    I agree, that's the mistake a lot of people make is trying to get the base on smooth and glossy when it should only be applied thin and cover evenly.
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    We recently did a lot of work on this one. I'll...

    We recently did a lot of work on this one. I'll post some pictures of the process eventually. I was amazed that the paint was only $65 a gallon.


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    I'm trying to keep this forum going for the...

    I'm trying to keep this forum going for the reason that the information about your truck and hundreds of other projects will remain available for people looking for that kind of information. This is...
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    Some base coat products are not meant to be mixed...

    Some base coat products are not meant to be mixed with a hardener so be careful what you mix.
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    That''s a little difficult to repair, I'd suggest...

    That''s a little difficult to repair, I'd suggest that you block sand the surface with some 600 wet sandpaper to remove the cracked paint then repaint. It does look rough at the bottom of your...
  14. Thread: Fixing Small Chips

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    You can find a lot of info on the HOME link at...

    You can find a lot of info on the HOME link at the top of this page. The chip repair is in the Classroom section located HERE
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    I agree about the screen, I usually recommend...

    I agree about the screen, I usually recommend removing it and throwing it out and using disposable filters to help insure particle free spraying.

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    In drip rails and gutters I use the Fusor 122EZ...

    In drip rails and gutters I use the Fusor 122EZ self leveling sealer, I haven't tried the 129 yet. I know that the Fusor 800 series sealers bond very well with the surface.

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  17. Thread: Good Gun Special

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    It comes with the 1.3 and, while I've never used...

    It comes with the 1.3 and, while I've never used it, yes I'll throw in the 1.4 needle, nozzle and air cap with it.
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    I haven't used Barrier Bond but we do use Fusor...

    I haven't used Barrier Bond but we do use Fusor 800 line of one part sealers quite a bit. The 800 line is about half the price of the two part sealers and can be dispensed using a standard caulk...
  19. Thread: Good Gun Special

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    Good Gun Special

    We have an excellent mid priced Fuji spray gun that normally sells for $325 but we are selling it for $200

    Interested? Click on the picture below. This is only a one-time deal.

    ...
  20. Thread: Fixing Small Chips

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    See If the small chip repair page will help. ...

    See If the small chip repair page will help.

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    Which panels are you talking about? Can you post...

    Which panels are you talking about? Can you post a picture?
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    So this web site (Autobodystore.com) may only be...

    So this web site (Autobodystore.com) may only be around for a couple more weeks so if you want to continue talking and listening to the experts on auto body repairs and painting be sure to enlist at...
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    You could be right about the Safari, I'm new to...

    You could be right about the Safari, I'm new to this new forum but I'll try to get some answers and let you know.

    OK, I was just told if Safari won't work you can download the AP on your computer...
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    Hmmm, try it again and get right back to me.......

    Hmmm, try it again and get right back to me.... https://discord.gg/HKEqXBztqK

    You'll need to put in your cell phone number in order to register.
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    Wow! Was there much body work? Black is the...

    Wow! Was there much body work? Black is the hardest color to get perfect. Nice job. :thumb:
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    Check it out again Ron, we've been working on it.

    Check it out again Ron, we've been working on it.
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    A New Body Shop Forum

    We are creating a new forum and would like everyone interested to become members.
    We are just starting to learn this forum but your welcome to come and check it out HERE

    If you have any questions...
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    Good to see you're still driving and caring for...

    Good to see you're still driving and caring for that work of art.
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    Hi Kevin If you're spraying the entire panel...

    Hi Kevin
    If you're spraying the entire panel using a non-metallic color you can sand it with 400 or 600 wet sandpaper that will give you good adhesion.
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    I've seen a similar problem with POR15, it cracks...

    I've seen a similar problem with POR15, it cracks or chips then moisture gets under it and causes problems.
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    If the holes are larger than the screws then you...

    If the holes are larger than the screws then you may want washers but normally you should be able to drill holes that will do the job without washers.
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    Just a couple of short (1/4") Phillips Head...

    Just a couple of short (1/4") Phillips Head Screws should do the trick. You can probably buy them individually at Lowes or Home Depot.
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    Since the tips are not very expensive I don't...

    Since the tips are not very expensive I don't shop around, I just purchase the Fusor tips.
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    For the 50ml tube they are $2.80 each plus...

    For the 50ml tube they are $2.80 each plus shipping. The shipping will be more than the mixing tips.


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    Hi Henry If I were running into that problem I'd...

    Hi Henry
    If I were running into that problem I'd call body shop suppliers in my area and ask them if they had or could mix samples of that color. You can also search online for paint samples at...
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