That's why I clearcoat it. So I can buff it out.
Why use single stage? Why not!
It's cheaper, gives better color depth, and is much stronger than
It's basically the same as clearcoat, a urethane.
And even if you buff your clear to thin for proper UV protection
it'll still hold up. The urethane color will hold, even without the clear
on top, unlike a base coat. It's just more durable.
Only downside of urethane is it is a little harder to spray,
and you should wait longer before clearing, 3 hrs is recommended.
The Kirker urethane says not to wait more than 24 hrs.
I like to wait overnight.
But urethane has many pluses over basecoat, besides cost.