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Old 01-22-2013, 10:24 AM
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Originally Posted by jsm1847 View Post
I've got this customer who had me paint flat black wheels. For one, I'm having trouble flattening the paint(pre flattened from paint store). For two, the stupid paint hasn't fully dried. I still have to tape up and paint another color....
I am painting with NASON Ful-thane which was recommended to me for flat colors from my paint store. I have tried flattening clear, with terrible results every time. I mean I can make it happen, but I am never satisfied with the results. Too glossy sometimes, to dusty ect. I've also spent almost 100 bucks on a "flat" Emron system. No dice. Takes like 8 dang days to dry. My goodness.
I'm needing these out like today and thinking of just putting a primer or solid black base with hardener (over tacky thane) to flatten. I shouldn't have to ghetto this out just to make it flat. What gives? Any suggestions?

nason ful-thane isn't made for flattening, use something like dupont centari or emron. when using emron use the accelerator in it so it will dry and also only use 1 coat 1 and 1/2 at most. you can get either in any gloss level you want. anytime using a color with low gloss level leave plenty of flash time in between coats. rushing the paint will only cause the gloss level to be higher.
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