Mike!! Glad to see you back man! I would totally take you up on the job offer! So far I have 90 hours in this beast and I am very happy with the result!
Got it all unmasked and am happy to say it really looks, great. The color is a 98% match to the door jambs (OFF THE SHELF SUMMIT COLOR!!), couldnt be happier about that!
I set one of the side GFX on there that I painted last week and it matches that too.
This thing is gonna look killer after the cut n buff.
I can feel it!!
Next time maybe I should thin the clear just a tad more, not sure. When I was spraying the paint it was going on super wet and didnt look peely. So I really dont know what else I can do other than buy a $400 gun... Happy with the low overspray gun, the HF would have killed me for sure in there...air is moving but it sure does fog up then clears out pretty quick.
I made a couple mistakes. The first was I forgot to tack off the rear bumper cover before the first coat of base... shouldnt be super noticeable but theres some trash on it.
The second is I have 2 very slight low spots on the pass. door that I should have fixed better...they arent super noticeable but I see them when I sight down the side.
All in all I think I did awesome and Im not trying to brag. The car looks just like my dark blue Nova did after the guy painted it and before the cut n buff, and he was a 40 year body/paint man...so I think I done good!!!
edit: There is 3 good coats of color AND clear on the car btw.