Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board - View Single Post - basecoat, graphics, clear, how do you get around the timing while doing the graphics?
View Single Post
  #6 (permalink)  
Old 01-22-2006, 04:58 PM
Bee4Me's Avatar
Bee4Me Bee4Me is offline
Problem Child,Hard Case
 

Last journal entry: Strangest job I've ever done
Last photo:
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: ARK.
Age: 57
Posts: 1,773
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rules pretty much go out the window for sure.
It also depends on how confident you are with what your doing.
I generally clear coat my base color when possiable. This provides a solvent resistant barrier for future paint work against bleeds and color mix issues,changes,mistakes.
I will shoot a coat of binder over something if it's going to sit awhile and just scuff it with a gray pad and continue on with the work later. This gives me a scratch for paint as well as a cover coat over light AB work so's it doesen't screw it up from scuffing directly on it.You can always apply some adhesion promoter like Dupont 222 if your in doubt.
This is not the "average" paint work and no way would I do a complete panel or vehicle for that matter "out" of it's window.
Reply With Quote