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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 11-09-2018, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Barbel330
I'm a SMART repairer, have been for 18 years. I...

I'm a SMART repairer, have been for 18 years. I use water based paints all year round including in the depths of winter without any trouble. We obviously use heat lamps to cure the paint but I've...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 11-09-2018, 01:30 AM
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Posted By bighead
I have painted stuff in winter ....just heat...

I have painted stuff in winter ....just heat garage .... I use a large fan For extraction from garage and use a maskwith filters when spraying 2k paint .
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 06-09-2018, 11:33 PM
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Posted By steveo3002
solvent might be a better choice

solvent might be a better choice
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 06-09-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Vossman
If you can get the ambient temp to around 18 -20...

If you can get the ambient temp to around 18 -20 degrees C then that is ideal, 2k paints are for pro use, you need extractors with filters and must have a fresh air fed full face mask. Talk to a...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 06-09-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Franzpan
I've done wheels at 5 or 6 degree air...

I've done wheels at 5 or 6 degree air temperature. Turned out grand but wouldn't want to be doing a big job.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 06-09-2018, 10:49 AM
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Posted By steveo3002
can use it in colder temps , panel would idealy...

can use it in colder temps , panel would idealy need to be pre heated with a hot air gun to make sure its dry

and be aware primers will suck up moisture from the air , so dont leave it stood in a...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 24-08-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,580
Posted By Andyb0127
Completely blow panel off Wipe over with a...

Completely blow panel off
Wipe over with a solvent degreaser
Wipe over with water base degreaser
Blow panel off and tak it off
Upol do good degreasers which aren't expensive, just make sure your...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 24-08-2018, 07:38 AM
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Posted By SamD
You don’t need any specific degreaser before...

You don’t need any specific degreaser before using water base, you can buy a box of 10 aqua tack cloths for around £7 that are designed for water base as these are solvent free.

Once you have laid...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 23-08-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,178
Posted By Danl94
Water based are all different. You need to find...

Water based are all different. You need to find out what brand the paint is and get the correct reducer for that system. Look at the data sheet
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 23-08-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By Danl94
If there are no dents, sand down the scratches...

If there are no dents, sand down the scratches with a 180-240. It will fur up but that's okay. Anything that won't come out after that put some filler in. Refine with wet 320-500 to remove the fur....
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 22-08-2018, 08:31 PM
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Views: 2,356
Posted By bighead
Fill with bumper filler and wet sand then paint,...

Fill with bumper filler and wet sand then paint, and yes plastic primer is needed .
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 21-08-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Andyb0127
If your buying it ready mixed then it should RFU...

If your buying it ready mixed then it should RFU ( ready for use) depending on the paint brand your better if getting there specific brand of reducer then check there tds sheet for relative info on...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 20-08-2018, 10:15 AM
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Views: 1,840
Posted By efunc
I sometimes use high density packing foam to wrap...

I sometimes use high density packing foam to wrap wet&dry paper around. Hook&loop stuff always goes on my DA, not hand.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 16-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,061
Posted By Harry_p
A hole on a non structural panel like a front...

A hole on a non structural panel like a front wing can be bridged with a fibreglass strand filler before using normal filler and paint, but you would need to completely remove the rust from both...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-08-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,061
Posted By macca666
I'd agree with Cooks if it definitely is only...

I'd agree with Cooks if it definitely is only surface rust and you can get it down to clean metal then I'd use the likes of hydrate 80 before a skim of filler then paint. Deox gel is to remove rust...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 15-08-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,061
Posted By Cookies
T o answer each of your points in order:- ...

T
o answer each of your points in order:-

Surface rust on the door.
- Personally, I'd take this back to bare metal, and treat with a rust treatment before applying filler or primer. Bilt Hamber...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 13-08-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Danl94
If you're using proper gun sprayed highbuild than...

If you're using proper gun sprayed highbuild than you can block sand dry with 320 which is what I do. Finish on 500-800. Blocking with 800 will do naff all sorry to say. Get some decent sanding...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 12-08-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Daveyrach05
Oh and I use 800grit upwards Sent from my...

Oh and I use 800grit upwards

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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 12-08-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,768
Posted By Daveyrach05
Ratios don't really matter, it's more to do with...

Ratios don't really matter, it's more to do with the specific manufacturer.

Primer is porous so wet sanding can trap moisture in and cause issues later down the line.

Spray a light guide coat...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 12-08-2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,592
Posted By bighead
Good choice of gun , I have the gti and gti pro...

Good choice of gun , I have the gti and gti pro as well (one for clear and one for base ), as posted 1.3 is good for base and clear 。
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-08-2018, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By Sh1ner
Sicskate may I ask what stopper you...

Sicskate may I ask what stopper you recommend/use? I have never found one that dries hard quickly and can be flatted easily.
I usually find they pick up or mark easily.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-08-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By steveo3002
ultima or fantastic

ultima or fantastic
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-08-2018, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Sicskate
You'll probably need a stopper over the top...

You'll probably need a stopper over the top [emoji106]

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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-08-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,848
Posted By steveo3002
yeah its a bit rough n ready..more for bodging up...

yeah its a bit rough n ready..more for bodging up vans and cheap cars
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-08-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,824
Posted By Sh1ner
Filler onto bare metal unless you want filler...

Filler onto bare metal unless you want filler shrink/lift around the edges at some point later. Can happen quickly or a little more slowly but it always happens eventually.
Etch is really for things...
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