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Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:01 pm 
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Hey guys
i just got my car paint few days ago
it 6L metallic maroon with vilet pearl within the paint
4l primmer
4L multi purpace thinners (planning to buy premu
4L Super clear (might get some more)
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Ive got the water catcher on the compresser and i know i have to get some paint filters but that basily all i know.

What elses do i need and what few things to remember when painting

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Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:09 am 
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lots of light coats are better then one thick coat, go slowly and do it right the first time, and like always, POST PICS :D im keen to see the finished product.

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:25 am 
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Got a good quality high pressure gun?

 

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Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 11:31 pm 
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hahah no im looking for a gun actually and yes i will post pic's when done too don't worry about that

any recenmended guns or tools to use

the compresser i got a 15cfm i think that what it is lol

should i just chuck one of these water traps on of the spray gun there cheap as pie
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also i should ask are HVLP spray guns any good?
i can get them for around $70 (gravity gun)
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Blue Point any good?
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cheers

 

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Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 1:39 am 
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Do some research on the net, do some practice runs on some crappy panels, using some paint other than your good stuff. I think you'll be guaranteed to have runs a plenty on your initial practice, but it's all about getting the hang of it.

 

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Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 9:58 am 
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i just got my car painted. my cousin painted it for me if you can hire a booth and when your done put the car in the oven for around 45 mins thats how i did mine i used 4 liters of paint on mine that was about 7 coats im not sure what type of gun he used but it looks expensive if you wanna see what my car looks like now look in mty gallery.
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