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Old 06-03-2003, 05:30 PM
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Hey all, I wanted to know the best way to protect a panel once its been finished with body filler. With my hectic schedule it'll be some time before I actually shoot the entire car with primer but I still wanted to go ahead and knock out a lot of the body work in the mean time. I plan on using HOK paint. Would I be safe to just spray the areas I worked with a rattle can primer and leave that on until I'm ready to spray the entire car? Any suggestions?
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I havent seen spray can primer that will resist water if you have a air compressor and a spray gun I would spot prime each panal as you go and use a 2 part primer this will resist water
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You might check out Martin Seniour Rattle cans at NAPA. I think they have a sealer that should resist moisture, but two part is definately best as stated above.

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Primer is not water proof. If the repair will be exposed to the weather it should be sprayed with a two part primersealer as stated above.

Most rattle cans have silicone as a propellant.
I`m sure you know what that will do for a paint job. Good Luck.

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