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Old 10-25-2004, 02:06 PM
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May not have made a difference! Lacquer type products beat the VOC law by saying mix with acetone (no VOC'S) and thinner or urethane reducer is better but illegal for me to tell you that, so I didn't.

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just picked up some omni torch red acrylic enamel i know this is some pretty shi**y paint but i got it for 118 with the reducer and hardener just to practice with. i just masked off most of my truck and shot the roof tonight it seemd real easy to shoot compared to that sealer i was paracticing with and it went down pretty smooth can someone tell me if i can buff this stuff out or should i wetsand with 2000 grit first? or would that mess it up also how long should i wait
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Omni is just the lesser line of PPG. It is far better than any of the other "cheap" auto paints out there. I find it very easy to use and it's my default choice unless something else is required.
As far as the color sanding. If it is a solid color paint, you can wet sand a little and buff. If it is metallic, sanding or agressive buffing is out. The metallic flakes lay under a very thin layer of paint. Any attempt to color sand will likely expose them and the will begin to deteoriate.
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I never use anything finer than 320-380 before applying sealer.

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