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    We've found that removing any lose material then...

    We've found that removing any lose material then treating the rust with Picklex 20 then spraying two or three coats of Zero Rust works great and lasts a long time. If we want to make it bullet proof...
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    Axalta is DuPont and I'd say that it's about the...

    Axalta is DuPont and I'd say that it's about the same quality as PPG. However I haven't used it for awhile and I'd recommend experimenting a little before you make a big commitment to it.
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    If you're trying to get away without welding or...

    If you're trying to get away without welding or gluing you should grind down to the bare metal so that all of the holes are exposed then apply some foil tape like the method shown below THEN apply...
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    In order to make that repair properly you should...

    In order to make that repair properly you should remove the old body filler and cut out the rusted metal then weld in new metal before applying new body filler. Check the web to see if new metal...
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    You can use a small tube of Fusor Metal Bonding...

    You can use a small tube of Fusor Metal Bonding Adhesive for $29.85 and the small gun would cost $69.50 at this time.


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    1. Guide coat is just a light mist of paint that...

    1. Guide coat is just a light mist of paint that allows you to see the highs and lows while you sand.

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    2. Body filler or...
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    The problem with 1K is that it can absorb the...

    The problem with 1K is that it can absorb the solvent from additional coatings then shrink as it ages and show the imperfections that you're trying to cover. High build and filler primer can vary in...
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    If I were trying to get it right I'd re-prime...

    If I were trying to get it right I'd re-prime that area with a decent filler primer and if the pinholes show while I'm priming I'd put a little primer on a "Dabber" to fill in the low spot then block...
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    Just be sure to extend the 3000 sand scratches...

    Just be sure to extend the 3000 sand scratches beyond the area that you'll be clearing, apply your color and thinning it so that it blends into the surrounding color then apply your clear using the...
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    If you can cut the panel so that the seam is...

    If you can cut the panel so that the seam is under a molding so that it's hidden you can overlap the panels and rivet them together. It's not the best method but it works for a quick and cheap job.
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    You'll probably need to sand the paint until you...

    You'll probably need to sand the paint until you cut the paint down below the scratches. If you don't totally sand out the scratch then it can appear after the new paint is applied.

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    If the base coat has a hardener added they you...

    If the base coat has a hardener added they you can probably just sand over and beyond the area to be painted using that 3000 but if the base doesn't have a hardener added I'd recommend shooting a...
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    In most cases we would use a 600 grit wet...

    In most cases we would use a 600 grit wet sandpaper to sand paint prior to repainting. However the grit can depend on the type of paint and the color. If you're using a decent quality paint and...
  14. After a quick Google search it appears that the...

    After a quick Google search it appears that the finish is a tri-coat color. While I've never used Tamco paint they seem to give a decent explanation...LINK
  15. Thread: Dust Nibs

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    We normally have a couple of nibs that we attack...

    We normally have a couple of nibs that we attack individually with a small block and 2000 grit wet paper then polish. However is you have a lot it may pay to go over the surface with an orbital...
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    I change my compressor oil once a year because I...

    I change my compressor oil once a year because I use it almost every day. I use 30w non-detergent but different compressors may take different types of oil, I wouldn't know because I've been using...
  17. Thread: Furniture Painting

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    Every chair she paints has dots on it. I even...

    Every chair she paints has dots on it. I even called her Dot for awhile.
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    Furniture Painting

    We've been painting cars for over 50 years and in the last couple years we started restoring furniture. We either get old pieces and repair them or find them at Good Will or trash pick then prep and...
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    Is there a reason you want that color primer? If...

    Is there a reason you want that color primer? If you're using decent paint the primer color shouldn't make a difference in the color of the finished product.
  20. Thread: Bed Liner Special

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    Bed Liner Special

    We just received a special from our supplying warehouse about this High Teck Bed Liner Kit. We started using High Teck Products about two years ago and found them to be an excellent value. Check it...
  21. One thing good about the yellow is that it...

    One thing good about the yellow is that it doesn't show the imperfections like dark colors can.
  22. I haven't used this product but unless you need...

    I haven't used this product but unless you need buffing this would probably be perfect.


    Meguiar's Hybrid Ceramic Wax, 26 oz
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  23. What kind of paint are you polishing? Is it...

    What kind of paint are you polishing? Is it base/clear? Are you using a rotary buffer, orbital polisher or working by hand?
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