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  1. Thread: DIY Spray booth

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    If you have a fan pulling air out of the room...

    If you have a fan pulling air out of the room you'll be creating negative pressure. That's ok except it does tend to generate more dust nibs in the paint than positive pressure.
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    When we want to strip paint off fiberglass we...

    When we want to strip paint off fiberglass we normally use a chemical stripper then apply an epoxy primer then a 2K filler primer, block sand and paint.
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    The wire brush may work but I'd recommend that...

    The wire brush may work but I'd recommend that you use aluminum wire and not steel, the steel can cause problems with the aluminum. After you get the wheels cleaned be sure to use epoxy primer prior...
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    It's hard to say what will work without knowing...

    It's hard to say what will work without knowing what is actually bent. Is it the fender or the metal that's holding the fender in place?

    Sometimes it can be pulled back in place using a strap and...
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    And another consideration is to use a two part...

    And another consideration is to use a two part clear like the one shown below. They get hard quicker and hold up much better than single part products.

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    You can wet sand almost anything but it depends...

    You can wet sand almost anything but it depends on what you are looking to do after that. Paint that stays soft can be difficult to polish.

    If you expose a plastic structure then an adhesion...
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    I've never had experience with the one you posted...

    I've never had experience with the one you posted but we have sold a bunch of these and everyone loves them. Click on the link and read the info.

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    Bam you and Ronf are real inspirations to...

    Bam you and Ronf are real inspirations to everyone on this site, thanks for sharing your builds.
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    Yes if you can get rid of the loose rust then...

    Yes if you can get rid of the loose rust then apply the Picklex using a pump sprayer work it in with a scuff pad then wipe it off and allow it to dry then spray on two or three coats of the Zero...
  10. Thread: Hood advice

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    Just be sure to cover the car because the fog is...

    Just be sure to cover the car because the fog is usually an oil that will cause problems with the paint.
  11. Thread: Hood advice

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    Our shop is in the woods and during warm weather...

    Our shop is in the woods and during warm weather insects can be quite invasive. We keep the shop closed as much as possible and we cover the car we're painting then fog the paint bay and leave it...
  12. Thread: Devilbiss FLG-693

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    I've never sold that model gun so we don't have...

    I've never sold that model gun so we don't have any feedback. Out of the largest warehouses in the country we only have one that has it in stock and it sells for $199.50 plus shipping. If you would...
  13. Thread: Paint question

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    If it hasn't been repainted during it's long life...

    If it hasn't been repainted during it's long life I'd say just scuff and shoot. If it's been repainted then it's a crap shoot and the chances of problems are greater.
  14. Thread: Hood advice

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    I've always described mottling as dark and light...

    I've always described mottling as dark and light spots in a metallic paint that was applied unevenly. When the paint is applied wet the metallic particles tend to sink in the color causing it to be...
  15. Thread: Paint question

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    As long as you're painting over the existing...

    As long as you're painting over the existing paint you should only need to scuff it and apply your new paint. Next time it might be best to use a milder solvent like grease and wax remover to remove...
  16. That's what he's doing now but he says it's...

    That's what he's doing now but he says it's taking too long.
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