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Old 05-31-2008, 08:15 AM
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Blending clear coat !

I have a repair that just will not seem to blend.. It has that dull unpolished line that will not buff out. I have done this many times before with perfect results.
I know about the buffer wheel direction and I have read that it is the new clear
getting worn away form the old and not polishing but the old is only a week older than the new and I just can not seem to get the one area to polish out.

I let it sit for a month know and still dull where the blend area is. I used Transtar meltaway when spraying the clear?

Is there any way of getting this to melt in better after the fact know? I really do not want to respray the whole area...
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Your going to have to redo it. If your buffing for any extended time on the blend you didn't blend it well.Once you see than line its to late. If i'm trying to burn in a blend (i try no to do it, better to clear edge to edge but sometimes you can't) i try to get the blend invisible without buffing it. You may need to get the blend wetter with the blending solvent. i usually wet it two or three times and don't call it done until the blend looks invisible. Then usually just a little hand rubbing will do it.If i need to get out the buffer its usually not good. also do you step out the blend? i mix the clear 1:1 with the blender,spray that where my last coat of clear ends, then put a little more blender in the clear,another coat,then straight blender over the whole area until the blend is invisble.
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You can try some hot reducer straight and that "might" melt it or see the DBC 500 post below and try some of the Fade Out spray can blender.
Most likely,you'll need to re blend the clear period.
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Is there a blender you can add to the mix of clear ? I was just using

Transstar melt away and I tried Dupont clear coat blender?

are you suggesting spraying just a bit of reducer over the blend area and see if that melts it in better?

So strange my two other blends came out perfect? Could it be that I used two different kinds of clear? one was "House of color" and one was Transtar?
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Duponts blender can be mixed in the clear like i explained above.
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