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Old 04-27-2010, 08:44 AM   #71
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P0sitive- I Belive the overlap would have to be wet sanded in order for it to blend. Your entire hood would also need to be painted. Im not sure about the fenders for the blending. N0rcal should chime in to help some time or another... he knows more than me .

303- STAY AWAY FROM SPRAY PAINT!!!! im speaking from experience.... chalkboard paint is cool at first but then looks like royal crap after a week or so
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Old 04-27-2010, 11:14 AM   #72
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Thanks brosef! I'm a little iffy on the hood and fenders, bumpers and skirts don't look that hard. Seems that the spray would be wide enough to get them in one shot without having to blend. Might just do prep on everything and take em to the shop.

On that note, I WILL be building a diy spray tent and doing me and my buddies race plastics for our motorcycles. Since they'll likeley to be crashed, the paint doesn't have to be perfect. It will be good practice for the car as well :) I have a 6hp 30 gallon Craftsmen compressor and will probably be picking up that TCPGlobal 3-gun kit for $80.
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With a small CFM compressor you could get away with a Siphon feed gun from tractor supply or harbor freight . Lawnmowers are also good practice too .
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for small areas, what about using a airbrush? Or would you have to thin the paint down to much?
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Im not to sure on the air brushing.... but all a thinner paint means is more coats for complete coverage .
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With a small CFM compressor you could get away with a Siphon feed gun from tractor supply or harbor freight . Lawnmowers are also good practice too .

Crap...so 6hp 30 gallon isn't big? That mofo is like 5 feet tall hahah. Well thanks for the headsup before I go trying to pain bumpers and crap and running out of air.
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I wasnt meaning directly for you, just in general ,I painted my entire car with A 13 gallon 5 hp max compressor
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Ahhhhh sweet :thumbsup: How'd it turn out?
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P0sitive- I Belive the overlap would have to be wet sanded in order for it to blend. Your entire hood would also need to be painted. Im not sure about the fenders for the blending. N0rcal should chime in to help some time or another... he knows more than me .

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I had it on my talons hood for 6 months, and it never looked bad
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