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Old 06-01-2009, 08:41 PM
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Originally Posted by brainsboy
First NEVER apply epoxy primer over anything but metal. Many epoxy systems for example ppg's SV system doesnt like to harden over filler or some primers. The top layer will harden making you think you did a great job while a thin under linning will not harden. This layer allows the paint to peel off easily or will develop bubbles in the paint as the solvent begins to dry in the hot sun over time. So skip number 5. If you sand through to metal in some spots its ok, just use a urethane primer.

Last night I was reading the "Sick Fish" Build Book, and they were using Glasurit epoxy as the final sealer before paint.

Off the top of my head, the steps were:
1. Epoxy
2. Polyester High Build Primer
3. Poly Urethane Primer
4. Epoxy (wet sanded with 600)
5. Basecoat

The shop that did this 'Cuda was Rad Rides by Troy....could they be making a horrible mistake by sealing with epoxy if you say its a bad idea?
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