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Old 09-10-2007, 09:05 PM
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Touch up paint??

I've got some bolt/screw heads and a couple of small spots to touch up. I've got the paint, a quart left. Now I've tried putting some on when I'm spraying other parts but it just seems to thin and takes way to many coats. If I mix up a little batch with the right amount of hardener but just a small amount of reducer will this work better??

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Old 09-10-2007, 10:40 PM
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touch up paint.....

hi,i dont know what the mix is for your paint,but its either 2 to 1 or 4 to 1 (paint to hardner) (catylst) use a paper cup,NO WAX CUPS..mark the cup with a magic marker,in increments, put paint to 2 nd line and cat to 3 rd line, that would be 2 to 1 mix (make even lines) or paint to 4 th line, cat to 5 th line.(that would be 4 to 1 mix.for really small amounts,make the lines closer together.(i know this is hard to explain) dont use reducer or thinner.use small artists brush. hope this helps.
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Old 09-12-2007, 07:10 AM
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Use a 4oz shot glass, the kind sold at liquor stores.
They have lots of different graduations for measuring.
If you're going to touch up with a brush, don't
use any reducer, just paint with activator.
I usually spray them by using a wood block with holes
or dowel rods for hinges.
Putting epoxy primer on first relly helps them to scratch less.

http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f3.../DSC03805a.jpg

These 1oz measuring cups are nice too.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Disposable-Medic...QQcmdZViewItem
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