|04-20-2006 10:57 AM|
|04-20-2006 05:13 AM|
|jcclark||I think Bondoking has been drinking my retarder again|
|04-19-2006 05:48 PM|
The cats out of the bag-----Barry is just trying to sell alot of his product for his juicy retirement.just spoofing of course.SPI is the ONLY clear I use and to put it on high $$$ show,collector, and race cars,doing it the way he recommends has given us excellent results.Keep in mind you can still get a killer job with 3 coats,sand and buff--but if you're looking for the ultimate-clear, sand and reclear--sand and buff you'll really be amazed---Bob
|04-19-2006 03:35 PM|
|kenseth17||BK, didn't your momma ever teach you to be nice to your elders. Keep it up and those guns from the 60's and that case of endust won't go to you when Jim gets to the big paint booth in the sky. Or who knows, maybe the other direction. Better stock up on retarder Big jim.|
|04-19-2006 05:04 AM|
I don't have cateracts, I'm just old. (you young whippersnapper)
Some of us can't afford all that high end stuff you have,some of us don't
have all that money.
Bondoking is still my favorite painter
|04-18-2006 07:09 PM|
|04-18-2006 05:56 PM|
Most clears are not made for custom work but may be a handful in this side of the business that are.
PPG has one, Dupont has or had one but may have new number.
All you have to do is look at some of those race Honda's where they piled 3 gallons of clear on it and bought the cheap stuff to save money and you will see what I mean.
|04-18-2006 02:59 PM|
The clear can shrink and get solvent pops if applied to heavy or not enough flash time .This is true of all paints I started the paint(base) work on this in Dec and last coat was done in March
My usual paint time from primer to base is 2 weeks then base with proper flash then intercoat clear or my top coat if no graphics are involved . I will let it sit a week sand let sit another day or 2 then do my next clear step let sit again for a week . Then final sand and do my flow coats I very rarely need to cut and buff..
Thanks for the comments on the bike she is my little hottrod
Already have the plans for next winters tear down...
|04-18-2006 02:15 PM|
|04-18-2006 02:02 PM|
Springer..that is gorgeous..
|04-18-2006 01:56 PM|
What problems can someone expect with too much clear build-up. I understand that what has been described so far has a lot of the clear sanded off so the film is not as heavy as one might expect but how much build-up is too much?
Springer, Now that is SLICK
|04-18-2006 01:56 PM|
|baddbob||Springer, Nice DOI! The surface is perfect and she looks deeeeeeeeeeeeep.|
|04-18-2006 12:41 PM|
every bike I do gets a min of 6 coats depending on the graffics. remember alot gets sanded off . Never had a comeback due to clear failure.This is my bike that I just finished it has 7 coats of HOK but sanded with 500 after 3 ,then again after the 5th and followed with 2 flow coats
rear fender phantom flames
Gas tank, And see the phantom flames live up to ther name as the tank is flamed also. Just cant be seen at this angle
have to get enough clear or u will rub thru the clear and ruin maybe 100 hours of paint ..
I would never do this on production work ..
|04-18-2006 10:31 AM|
|04-18-2006 10:26 AM|
They're not talking about runs like yours where the entire
side of the car is dripping and puddeling on the floor.
When you have half a gallon of clear on the floor that's spraying to
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