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    I normally just use PPG. I personally like...

    I normally just use PPG. I personally like ShopLine JC6700 European clear.
    Really hangs onto the gloss overnight. It doesn't die back like cheap clearcoats.
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    I assume the protective coating you are talking...

    I assume the protective coating you are talking about is the epoxy clear finish they put over the carbon fiber. If so, I've prepped and painted this before. I simply sanded like normal (do not go...
  3. Thread: Looking for Advice

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    Welcome to the custom paint forum!

    Welcome to the custom paint forum!
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    Alsa corp has something like that. It's more of a...

    Alsa corp has something like that. It's more of a crystalized effect. Then you can candy over it.
    I don't know if they still sell it. They have all kinds of special effect paints.
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    I have no idea on that. Possibly the way the...

    I have no idea on that. Possibly the way the nozzle is along with the way the metallic comes out.
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    You should be fine respraying the basecoat over...

    You should be fine respraying the basecoat over the base and primer. No problems here.
    I don't understand what the 'droplets' would be. Possibly your air pressure was a bit low and the paint was...
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    I'm not for sure what that could be, but it...

    I'm not for sure what that could be, but it sounds like really what you need to do is resand it with like 1000 grit, then add a couple more coats of black then reclear
  8. Thread: Dead!!!

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    You are correct. I started this forum back in...

    You are correct. I started this forum back in about 2002. For about 7-8 years it was definitely busy. I run 2 other businesses online and a bodyshop so I just don't have the time it takes to promote...
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    You should go ahead and lay your base, then you...

    You should go ahead and lay your base, then you can mask off your flames and paint them. Then you can clearcoat.
    Or, you can lay your base, clearcoat, resand, do your flames, then reclear again
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  10. Thread: New to HoK Neons

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    I'm familiar with the HOK line but not with the...

    I'm familiar with the HOK line but not with the DK3000 sealer. I've sprayed the neon paint a couple times and I've sprayed a white sealer (KS-10), then sprayed a couple coats of white base, then the...
  11. Thread: High lines

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    Not really. If you have some basic paint, you...

    Not really. If you have some basic paint, you probably could have went 'lighter' when spraying them. Like a black colors. This covers quickly and does not take many coats thus keeping the thickness...
  12. Thread: High lines

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    Hi, Assuming you mean thick edges, you will...

    Hi,

    Assuming you mean thick edges, you will need to clearcoat, then resand, and reclear again.
  13. Thread: Old New Guy

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    Welcome to the custom paint forum

    Welcome to the custom paint forum
  14. Thread: my 48 build

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    If you want the same effect in a blue, I would...

    If you want the same effect in a blue, I would suggest spraying a medium to darker blue. Then take a jam gun and go around and spray the edges that you want highlighted in silver.
    Then you would...
  15. HI I'd spray the truck together. When I spray...

    HI

    I'd spray the truck together. When I spray a candy job on a car, I normally do my first coat normal. But the second coat I'll do have a panel then go from the middle of that panel to the middle...
  16. I guess that would only leave the clear to blame

    I guess that would only leave the clear to blame
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    With a dark color like this you should be able to...

    With a dark color like this you should be able to make it up.
    Like Chopolds said, if you want black stripes, you can do the black base, mask up what you want to remain black, then spray the rest.
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  18. The only thing I can think of is that is could...

    The only thing I can think of is that is could possibly be caused by something you are wiping the headlights with before painting. Normally if you are painting headlights, there's a reason....because...
  19. Thread: Hello all

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    Welcome to the forum!

    Welcome to the forum!
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    That's basically the only way I know of. Spray...

    That's basically the only way I know of.
    Spray the exterior, then go back and do the jams. I guess you have to just make sure you are on the very edge or corner.
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    Interesting question. I've never dealt with...

    Interesting question. I've never dealt with frozen paint.
    So I really can't help out out there
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    I just put some notes and tips ... 1) Strip...

    I just put some notes and tips ...

    1) Strip and sand to bare metal ---wear gloves, don't touch bare metal
    1a) Apply bodyfiller, seal any holes
    2) Sand to medium grit (110)
    3) Several coats of...
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    To add to your questions, if your air compressor...

    To add to your questions, if your air compressor is questionable, moisture levels and possibly some dirt may be an issue coming through the line

    The 'filter ball' is a must have. I have a Ingersol...
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    Hi Welcome The Booth Is it necessary to...

    Hi Welcome

    The Booth

    Is it necessary to have a booth for these small items?
    >>>>You "should" have a spray booth, or unless you have a nice wide open area and your neighbors are not close.
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    You can use a light colored primer. Or you can...

    You can use a light colored primer.
    Or you can use a white sealer (wet on wet)

    Please only respond to one of your posts. You have 2 basically the same posts going
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