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Old 12-21-2012, 08:11 AM
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When filling pitting on a frame just use enough material to fill the pits and that is all you need to do..


I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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Originally Posted by dinger View Post
Epoxy primer over the metal, then i would skim the frame with a thin coat of some good pklastic filler. Get it smooth, I wouldn't worry too much about it being perfectly straight, just get it looking good.

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its is a model a thought i posted but a forgot the a lol
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Thanks for that piece of information...pay attention to the frame areas that I mentioned also the splash shields above the running boards, if they seem a little tender (and often they are) let me know and I'll let you know a reinforcement fix for them.

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There is a user name "Shine" on another forum that is a sandblaster for yrs.He very accurately said it is volume of air and the sensitivity in distance to the item being blasted that makes for a good job or one that has ruined the item.You got me wondering if it is rust pits or a result of the sand blasting.Pictures please.
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I realize this thread is a little old, but Mark 2268 mentioned a product called All Metal body filler. My question is- Can this product be used if the frame is going to be powdercoated?
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