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Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-12-2018, 07:38 PM
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Posted By JR1982
Also have a look at page 19 as that might also...

Also have a look at page 19 as that might also help :thumb:
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-12-2018, 07:33 PM
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Posted By JR1982
Assuming that this is your gun in the link below,...

Assuming that this is your gun in the link below, you need to turn the pressure down a bit.

https://www.carlisleft.com/library/SB-E-2-858_ENGLISH.pdf

As you will see they recommend a max of 2.0...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-12-2018, 04:10 PM
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Posted By JR1982
Would you mind taking a photo of you compressor...

Would you mind taking a photo of you compressor set up, I’m guessing you’ve got that connected to the compressor with no hose?. Normally you would have a tank pressure gauge which would show around 8...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-12-2018, 11:28 AM
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Views: 955
Posted By JR1982
First that I’ve spotted is the comment about 8...

First that I’ve spotted is the comment about 8 bar going to the gun, it should be controlled before it gets that far. Have you got a regulator fitted between the compressor and the gun? By the sounds...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-11-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,872
Posted By Harry_p
Some really light colours like a white primer,...

Some really light colours like a white primer, but usually with a decent layer of basecoat the colour of the primer underneath won't make any difference. They're usually different colours to make it...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 28-11-2018, 10:58 PM
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Posted By Ford8loke
Your choice of Primer colour should be based on...

Your choice of Primer colour should be based on the opacity of your colour coat.
I have recently painted some ford imperial blue which has particularly poor opacity so opted to use a dark grey...
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 26-10-2018, 01:22 PM
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Posted By SamD
You can use the clear bags sheeting you put over...

You can use the clear bags sheeting you put over the vehicle, it’s not expensive.
Forum: Painting/Spraying & Bodywork 11-09-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,241
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, 02:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,241
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 07-09-2018, 12:33 AM
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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, 02:30 PM
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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, 01:41 PM
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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, 11:49 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, 02:29 PM
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Views: 3,125
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, 08:38 AM
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Views: 3,125
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, 07:13 PM
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Views: 3,777
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, 07:11 PM
Replies: 4
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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, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,715
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, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,777
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, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,080
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, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,609
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, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,609
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, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,609
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 14-08-2018, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,929
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, 09:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,929
Posted By Daveyrach05
Oh and I use 800grit upwards Sent from my...

Oh and I use 800grit upwards

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