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Old 06-17-2012, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by 123pugsy
It was all sanded prior to paint.
Does the instruction mean that the paint must be shot within 8 hours of sanding? I'm sure a few days elapsed from sanding to applying the paint.
I'm sorry, I was wrong, it is only referring to a "wet on wet" process where if you leave it more than 8 hours you need to sand it before painting, sorry.

When I first read it I mistakenly thought it was talking about RE-sanding it if it has sat for 8 hours before paint. This is needed with some primers as they "self heal" and after a certain period of time after sanding they smooth out and aren't "sanded" any more.

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