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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 09-07-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Barbel330
I tend to use 800 these days but thatís because I...

I tend to use 800 these days but thatís because I use water based paint. For solvent paint it used to be 600 generally. Water based is slightly less friendly when trying to cover sanding scratches so...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-07-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Barbel330
Just unnecessary to prime it again. Youíre adding...

Just unnecessary to prime it again. Youíre adding an extra stage that doesnít need to be there and also the less coats of unnecessary paint on any panel the better.

Just do a spray out card of...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 08-07-2020, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,059
Posted By Barbel330
Primer colour. How important is it?

I would not prime the paint again unless there was damage (thereís obviously not in your case). If you really wanted to lighten the ground colour (I donít think itís necessary) then give it a coat of...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 02-07-2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,358
Posted By Barbel330
This is the truth.

This is the truth.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 01-07-2020, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By Barbel330
Putting a modern 2K clear coat over it will...

Putting a modern 2K clear coat over it will definitely make it more hard wearing but anything black is always going to show swirl marks and scratches more than any other colour.

You can buy 2K...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-06-2020, 08:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,024
Posted By Barbel330
This is my Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-Tec 480...

This is my Spies Hecker Permahyd Hi-Tec 480 system. As you can see it has the prime shade at the top, then bluer, then greener, then greener/lighter.

Other paint brands will have different shades...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-06-2020, 06:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,024
Posted By Barbel330
Tapatalk app is the easiest way to post pictures

Tapatalk app is the easiest way to post pictures
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 29-06-2020, 10:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,024
Posted By Barbel330
Polishing won’t change the colour. There’s only 1...

Polishing won’t change the colour. There’s only 1 option I’m afraid and that’s to paint it again in the correct shade. As SamD said, you’ll have been sent the prime shade and that’s not always the...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 21-04-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,260
Posted By Barbel330
Tricks of the trade can easily hide mismatches in...

Tricks of the trade can easily hide mismatches in shades to 99% of the population. The problem with the above is it looks so far out my guess is itís been painted completely the wrong colour code.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 17-04-2020, 05:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,260
Posted By Barbel330
No it won’t. The only solution to rectify that is...

No it won’t. The only solution to rectify that is to have the bonnet repainted. Usual practice is to blend the front wings at the same time so there is no colour matching issues. That looks like it’s...
Forum: Tools -Machine polishers, Pressure Washers, Detailing Equipment & Microfiber 30-01-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,131
Posted By Barbel330
Donít be afraid of a rotary, people (generally...

Donít be afraid of a rotary, people (generally with little or no actual experience of using one, just repeating what theyíve read online) say theyíre hard to use without the risk of burning through....
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 13-12-2019, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,042
Posted By Barbel330
You'll never be happy with the results of...

You'll never be happy with the results of touching in on that, it's in too obvious an area and the car is too nice. The only way is to have it painted.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 01-12-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Barbel330
No, it means 3/4 coat. You can do it by...

No, it means 3/4 coat.

You can do it by moving the gun faster across the panel and a little further away from it than you would for a full coat. All it means is that you're not laying down a heavy...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 09-10-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,422
Posted By Barbel330
If you wet the scratch with water or panel wipe,...

If you wet the scratch with water or panel wipe, does the scratch visually disappear? If it does, drop a tiny bit of clear coat along the scratch, let it dry then carefully block that flat with 2000...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-08-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 911
Posted By Barbel330
It wonít. They need keying for adhesion just like...

It wonít. They need keying for adhesion just like when you paint anything.

Unless youíre experienced with painting I wouldnít advise you go down that route. Iíd just keep them regularly cleaned...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 24-07-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,668
Posted By Barbel330
As above. Itís not a smart repair. Iíd never...

As above. Itís not a smart repair. Iíd never paint a bonnet, roof or bootlid outside.
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-07-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Barbel330
Thatís because he would be respraying that area...

Thatís because he would be respraying that area of the bumper to achieve a good repair. The OPís bonnet wonít be getting resorayed, itíll be getting touched in.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 19-07-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 789
Posted By Barbel330
Exactly what Shiny said. Itís sanding marks in...

Exactly what Shiny said. Itís sanding marks in the filler which has sunk. Iíd take it back to whoever painted it.
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-07-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,032
Posted By Barbel330
Iím a smart repairer with 32 years painting...

Iím a smart repairer with 32 years painting experience. A chip repair (basically a touch in) is purely a cosmetic repair to improve the look of the chip, itís never going to A: look invisible or B:...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 10-07-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,743
Posted By Barbel330
Thatís a very simple smart repair done outside...

Thatís a very simple smart repair done outside your house or work in a couple of hours for not too much money.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 04-07-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,234
Posted By Barbel330
Basically yes. Im a painter and I can assure you...

Basically yes. Im a painter and I can assure you that thereís no magic solution to make it disappear, but it all depends on your level of concern at how it looks. Touching it in will take the eye off...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 02-06-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 689
Posted By Barbel330
Try a clay bar

Try a clay bar
Forum: Detailing Chat 30-05-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,255
Posted By Barbel330
Yeah I read what you said pal, and it was...

Yeah I read what you said pal, and it was nonesense. You didnít get told youíd need a full repsray by Ďallí the body shops just for a repair on a leading edge of a boot lid at all, no bodyshop would...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 19-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 837
Posted By Barbel330
Was it chipsaway by any chance?

Was it chipsaway by any chance?
Forum: Detailing Chat 21-04-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,736
Posted By Barbel330
Buying one of those cheap tools and expecting to...

Buying one of those cheap tools and expecting to repair your dents yourself is the equivalent of buying a tin of T-Cut and thinking you can detail a car like a pro with it.
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