Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 7/2/2020

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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 6/14/2020

Post by thomas_w » Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:13 pm

Neon4Life wrote:
Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:52 am
did you use any actual clear coat on top of it when you used it..?
Yes, I did use the duplicolor clear coat. And from what Bill is saying that might be part of the problem. Plus, I am no expert at paint thus contributing to the problem ;-)
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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 6/14/2020

Post by Neon4Life » Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:11 pm

occasional demons wrote:It's cheap, and will probably hold up better than rattle can paint.

If I had a compressor, and some sort of air drier, I would probably get a spray gun to do that sort of thing, but all that adds up. Eventually I will get a compressor that will be able to handle various things...
So I got the 3 items you listed. Then when I got home I realized the can of clear said its ready to spray. No need for hardner nor reducing it. Um OK.

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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 6/14/2020

Post by occasional demons » Sun Jun 21, 2020 6:54 pm

Interesting...

Usually you only have a certain amount of time to use paint that has hardener in it.

At least you should be able return the hardener, etc.
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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 6/14/2020

Post by Neon4Life » Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:26 pm

So I actually returned all 3. Since I've already wasted this much time I decided I would just buy the regular automotive clear coat and stop trying to cut corners for the clear coat.

Yesterday I ended up sanding down that thin layer of cleao coat down to the base coat again.

Tomorrow early morning with humidity low I will reclear using regular 3 part automotive clear. Clear, reducer and hardner.



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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 6/14/2020

Post by Neon4Life » Fri Jul 03, 2020 12:56 am

Well guys I think I finally used some awesome clear coat. Expensive but worth it. $25 a can. I used 2 cans. Have a third one. Can dripped in 2 spots but that doesn't bug me.

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Re: Manny's 96 turbo 1gn: update 7/2/2020

Post by thomas_w » Fri Jul 03, 2020 8:23 pm

Looks nice!
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