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Old 07-10-2012, 04:48 PM
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Can't wait to see this done!
Me neither. It looks pretty good just in plasti dip so I am hoping it looks even better when I lay them down in paint.
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Will you have a "lip" where the new paint meets the old? How do you deal with that? Do you have to clear the whole panel?
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Will you have a "lip" where the new paint meets the old? How do you deal with that? Do you have to clear the whole panel?
My plan to avoid the lip is to spray the stripes and clear them with the matte clear. Then tape the stripes off and re-clear the rest of the panel with a regular clear. I am hoping that this will get rid of the lip by building the rest of the panel up to the level of the stripes. Whether that plan will work or not I am not sure but I figured it was worth a try.
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What about spraying the color then clearing it all at once? I put decals on my old suzuki bandit gas tank and then cleared over the whole tank and it worked out great.
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What about spraying the color then clearing it all at once? I put decals on my old suzuki bandit gas tank and then cleared over the whole tank and it worked out great.
I can't clear it all at once BC I am using matte clear on the stripes and regular clear on the rest of the panel. If I use the regular clear on the stripes I will lose the flat effect that I am going for.
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It is the two different clears that are making me have to spray the stripes clear separately from the panels clear. Someone told me that the matte clear can be sanded and buffed to a shine but I don't buy it will be as shiney as regular clear.
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Had a slight change of plans. I ended up taking the kids to the zoo on Tuesday so I am going to lay out and tape today and then paint on Thursday.
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Stripes are laid and the truck is untaped. I will get a pic of them after they are dry.
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