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Old 07-06-2010, 04:01 AM   #1
Suberman
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Default How to tell if a panel has undergone repair or has filler?

Other than measuring the paint thickness and looking for a wavy surface or uneven crease lines, is there any way to tell for sure if a panel has undergone repair or has filler in it?

Also am i right to say that a paint thickness measurement tool measures the "distance" from the metal to the surface of the paint to tell the thickness? So a panel with filler will most definitely show up as having a thick coat of paint on the measurement tool?

Thanks for any help fellas!
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