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Old 01-06-2013, 06:00 PM   #32
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Then I tapped them off in order to paint them.


Overall I learned a lot but I did a really poor job painting the tails. Since I didn't do the job right the first time now I have to do it all over again. I think we had ambient temp probs since the outside temp was like 38 degrees Fahrenheit. We used VHT Nite-Shades and it went on pretty bad. Next time I will do it when it is warmer or use my garage while running the heat in there.I wanted them to be similar to Misfire's but I did a poor job and to top it off I went too dark.

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Looks good to me. Did you sand them? One of the reasons I haven't done this is I don't want to sand them and they turn dull constantly as the polishing wears off..
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