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Dupli-Color Paint Job - How To Thread

Discussion in 'Body Work & Detailing' started by HKUNZ, January 4, 2011.

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      You can minimize the problem of spraying drops by buying some better nozzles. Around here, you can go to "head shops" and buy a wide variety of rattle-can nozzles with different spay patterns. Last time I bought them, I think they were a nickel each.

      ~Rev
       
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      Thanks yall. I hope it turns out as nicely for you guys as it did for me. Its doing well here in Wilmington with the abuse of being the daily driver, and designated driver vehicle, and salty air. It can take a beating haha
       
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      That looks great. I tried painting my explorer but I water spots in the paint even with a water seperator. How did you not get water spots in there?
       
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      What do you mean by water spots?
       
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      Maybe he means "fish eyes" not water spots
       
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      Oh like orange peel?
       
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      The nozzles do matter, but preparation is the name... As is finishing well, with sanding and surface processing.

      ...and PATIENCE! When you hurry on a rattlecan job, that's when it goes south in a hurry.

      THIS was my spraybomb fix on my now gone 1999 SHO
       
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      I looked at your thread, and I'm very impressed. I didn't put nearly that amount of effort into my truck. Strong work!!
       
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      I imagine he's talking about water droplets in the paint as he's spraying. When using a spray gun with compressed air, the air tends to have moisture in it usually from being compressed. I havnt run into that problem for whatever reason. Hopefully someone more knowledgable than I will chime in.

      When set up correctly, and with the right prep work, its possible to get very professional results without dropping a bunch of cash.
       
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      Looks great , quick question Did you take the grill off to paint it?
       

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