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Hey all... I have some Devcon Wear Resistant Putty and was wondering if anyone has used this for any body work they have done? I was thinking of putting it along the seams where my roof panel meets the rear 1/4 and front pillars and going over it with a skim coat of filler. I tried it on an old door skin and when it dries it's hard as a rock and I was able to get it smooth but I went through a lot of sanding discs. It was also pretty resistant to cracking due to flex. Soooo, I was thinking, since I can get this stuff pretty readily, I would use it for body filling and then skim coat with a polyester filler to smooth things out. If anyone has experience with this stuff please let me know. I also included a link to read up on in case you haven't used it but can form an opinion based on what's written.
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<a href="http://www.devcon.com/techinfo/111.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.devcon.com/techinfo/111.pdf</a>
 

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I have used the Devcon epoxy you are refering to and yes, it is about as good a product as you can find. I don't think it is suited to body work though. For one thing, it is stinking expensive! You said you have access to it but unless it is less than half price, it will bankrupt you. Hope it isn't a '5-finger discount'!

Better approach will be to do the body work then do the skim coat. Weld the seam then regular premium body filler will do great and will finish much easier to a perfect surface.
 
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