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Old 09-06-2005, 08:44 AM
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2 Final questions before......

OK, I've got 2 final questions before I start painting the '46. First, the truck will have two colors on the body. I'll be using single stage urethane paint with 3 coats. I'll start painting first thing in the morning when it's still a little cool, lower 70's, but will quickly warm-up into the 80's and lower 90's. I'll be using a slow reducer also. So the question is how long do I have to let it dry before I tape off the first color so I can paint the second. With my shift work this is the set up I'll have to work with. Final sand and tape tomorrow, paint first color and re-tape Friday, paint top half and re-tape Sunday, paint lower half Tuesday. I know thats strange but we're short handed here and I can't take any time off from work. I figure since I'm painting first thing in the morning by late afternoon, early evening I'm hoping to tape the next stage if thats enough time.
The second question is kind of a "duh" type question. When I see shows on TV where cars are being painted the floors are always wet. Does the floor need to be wet and does this help in some way??

Thanks for any help you can give me.
David
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