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Old 02-12-2013, 09:25 PM   #279
MattTHEpainter
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Originally Posted by griffinwert
Thanks for the advice on the trunk Matt, came out a lot better with both parts at a 45, also got a good deal on a new batch of paint, the paint guy was very cool about it, I asked if since they gave me the wrong data if they could help me out on the paint, and they gave it to me for nothing,(it was supposed to be enamel, they gave me urethane) and gave me half of on the hardener and reducer. the color match was damn good, the finish however came out pretty rough, orange peely. I think it may be time for a new gun, I've shooting through my old mans Sherwin Williams HVLP sprayer which I'm guessing only shoots at about 13 psi. Gonna try color sanding it tonite, hopefully i'll have pics up tomorrow. Thanks again for all the help!
I'm glad to hear everything worked out well. So you ended up shooting a single stage enamel? Those paints usually like the traditional guns laid on thick. Definitely post up pictures!
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