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Old 11-07-2018, 11:52 AM
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Any preferences or recommendations on which sealer to use and the most efficient way to apply it? Caulk type applicators appear the easiest and then use a spreader or brush to smooth it.

I saw an Eastwood video where the guy used some sort of solvent to smooth it. I think it was reducer.

I have watched some interesting 3M videos where they caulk gun the sealer on a panel seam that will be spot welded over another and then they spread it smooth. Then they just spot weld the panels.

I would like to do this on the lower seam of my rocker panel for added protection. As I don't have a spot welder like in the video I will be using my MIG. I plan to place a small piece of tape of the pre-drilled spot weld hole before I spread the sealer so I don't contaminate the weld area.

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What welder in the video? Pro-spot machine? Nice machine and they can do it, but you need to get it done before the seam sealer starts to kick. Weld/bond technique using both methods. it's a nice way to do it.

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Got myself one of these universal applicator guns off of Prime for $38. Much cheaper that the $100 brand name guns. Made in England. Seems super solid and well made. Comes with a number of adapters for different cartridges. Looks like a great bargain, but to me seems like a much more realistic price.

Also went with the 3M Heavy Body. $36 from Prime. Seems to be the average price for most 2k sealers of this type. I admit I was a little surprised when I got the package. It's the 200ml cartridge. Looks tiny! Boy this specialty stuff is not cheap.

Anyway, hope this helps others.
I folloewd the advice here and ordered one of the guns. It arrived yesterday and I was very pleased. It appears to be excellent quality. I am looking forward to using it.

Thanks for posting Bing98

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