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  1. Thread: Omni vs shopline

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    For single stage we use BASF Glasurit 22 Line...

    For single stage we use BASF Glasurit 22 Line which runs between $750 and $850 a gallon without hardener.

    For base coat we use BASF Diamont which is about the same price but needs clear coat that...
  2. Thread: Omni vs shopline

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    I haven't used either of those products but I can...

    I haven't used either of those products but I can tell you from my experience with most paint is that "you get what you pay for" and the low cost products usually have problems that the higher priced...
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    With DeVilbiss it costs about $2 to $3 for each...

    With DeVilbiss it costs about $2 to $3 for each use depending on which size liners we're using. But because we are normally trying to get things done quickly it's been worth it.
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    We used those plastic bags when DeVilbiss first...

    We used those plastic bags when DeVilbiss first came out with them but the cups work much better and that's all we use now. No cup cleaning, any angle spraying, easy storage of leftover material. ...
  5. Thread: Primer Question

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    I'm not a fan of covering primer or finishes with...

    I'm not a fan of covering primer or finishes with plastic because it can cause problems with the consistency with the surface. If you have to cover it to protect it from dust or people touching it...
  6. I agree with JCCLARK, we stopped using lacquer...

    I agree with JCCLARK, we stopped using lacquer primer several decades ago. Our biggest problem with it was showing surface irregularities as the top coat dried. If you've already used it in jambs...
  7. Thread: Primer Question

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    I've never used that primer but we would probably...

    I've never used that primer but we would probably uncover the parts, blow them off, sand with 400 for a solid color or 600 for a metallic then wipe off the surfaces with grease and was remover then...
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    There are a lot of downsides to wearing carbon...

    There are a lot of downsides to wearing carbon filter masks, most masks of that type only work well for 8 to 40 hours based on their quality and they are negative pressure which means they have a...
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    Most modern urethane topcoats are shot using a...

    Most modern urethane topcoats are shot using a 1.3 or 1.4 fluid tip and you need to be VERY careful not to breath the hardened paint as you spray.

    Try to follow the paint manufacturer's...
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    If I were looking for someone in my area I'd...

    If I were looking for someone in my area I'd either look in my local Yellow Pages under "auto body repair" or search online for shops in your area then call them to see if they can do that type of...
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    In most cases we will use fast reducer and...

    In most cases we will use fast reducer and hardener in primer and fast reducer in base coats when the temperature is 70 or below. In clear that is only going on one or two panels we use fast reducer...
  12. Yep, It's the old "you get what you pay for"...

    Yep, It's the old "you get what you pay for" thing. The better the paint and the better the gun the more they cost. Good move getting a shaker.
  13. It's difficult to give answers because different...

    It's difficult to give answers because different paints and different spay guns can create different variables. When we spray most base/clear at 70 degrees we use a medium solvent allow the two or...
  14. Thread: Vinyl top repair

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    It's hard to say which is best but if you have...

    It's hard to say which is best but if you have missing vinyl you may need to fill the low spot before using one of those in order to make it perfect. If you have missing vinyl it might also pay to...
  15. Thread: Vinyl top repair

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    Can you link me to the kits, I think that could...

    Can you link me to the kits, I think that could be your solution.
  16. OK, the warehouse sent me a list of their stock...

    OK, the warehouse sent me a list of their stock and I put it in the store. Look HERE and if you have any questions let me know.

    The 4500 and 4600 springs are the same.
  17. Thread: 69 Chevelle

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    Was there a question involved with these pictures...

    Was there a question involved with these pictures or was it answered in another post?
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