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Old 09-20-2011, 09:32 AM
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So I started on my rear tailgate emblem with this stuff called masking film...basically plasti dip in a jar that brushes on....



Coat whatever you are working on, cut out the area you want to paint and peel it away......the rest is left covered. SOOOOO.....







I did that and cutout the black background to paint....looks awesome! Start sanding, painting and cleared it.....Let it sit for half the day or so. Went to peel the mask off, and this is what I got!!!!



Obviously not what I was looking forward to! SO now I don't know what to do with it! It will be super hard to sand....I am re-masking it now to see if I can fix it at all.....the lines aren't the greatest. If this doesn't work, I might try sandblasting it and painting the whole thing....Any ideas or suggestions from any maskers out there???
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Take sandpaper/steel wool and wrap it on a small dowel, stick and sand where you want the paint to stick, use a cotton swab with acetone/laquer thinner to clean the area then spray it. The black part needs to be roughed up to hold the paint. dont get the liquid mask on it or it may not come off after its roughed up.
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Old 09-20-2011, 11:52 AM
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Or you can maybe float the paint, where you fill the area you want painted with paint and let it level itself and set up.
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Before peeling off the masking lightly run an Xacto knife around the edge to "break" the paint...might give you a sharper line as well.
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That is what I was going to try this time! Thanks man!
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Any updates on how you made out with this? I would love to tackle this project too but a little worried...
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I thought these emblems came apart (ring and ram's head is separate from the black background). If that's the case, take it apart and paint the background separately. That would give better transitions from the chrome to the background anyway.
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I thought these emblems came apart (ring and ram's head is separate from the black background). If that's the case, take it apart and paint the background separately. That would give better transitions from the chrome to the background anyway.
Thats only the front the rear is 1 piece
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Going to order another badge and try again eventually, but it has been super cold which is bad for paint adhesion!
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