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Old 03-19-2013, 10:44 AM
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Maybe I forgot to mention it Brian but, I've seen a cross eyed, color blind German Shepard wearing a welding helmet do a better job of matching colors than the computer camera thing! Seriously, a painter that has current variant decks and can see color never has a problem matching paint...the computer camera in my opinion was a tool that very quickly turned into gimmick in the eyes of shops that had true technicians and in many cases separated painters from applicators. I've seen the camera work on solid colors about 20% to 25% of the time and forget metallic's or pearls. Your better off taking the time to pick the closest variant and either blending it or, if it's still not quite right, tinting the color to give the painter a blendable match. Apparently the software for the camera's in water born base coat is much better, from my experience, it may be somewhat better but it isn't all that it's cracked up to be.

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