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      Bud, I'm sorry to say it will never match. ...

      Bud, I'm sorry to say it will never match.
      First off, by using a 1k paint, it will never match a basecoat/clearcoat paint. Ever. Never Ever.

      Ever.

      You have a better chance of sanding through...
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      What paint line do you use? I would think you...

      What paint line do you use? I would think you would have adhesion issues sanding with those grits.
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      SEM makes some great products for this type of...

      SEM makes some great products for this type of job, Quick set 50, multi purpose adhesive, non sag fast set.
    4. The Bentley didn't get any awards but made it to...

      The Bentley didn't get any awards but made it to the show.
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/johnnynumfiv/846D6279-17EF-4FD2-A4DD-1A988C1DB8BD-223-00000018E01F3FFD.jpg
      The Ghibli I did a while...
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      You wetsand with 2500 before base coat? Sounds...

      You wetsand with 2500 before base coat? Sounds like a waste. Of time to me. The highest grit I've ever sanded with before base coat was 1000, that was a very fine metallic silver on a Bentley. ...
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      It's not a true flat finish, it might give a flat...

      It's not a true flat finish, it might give a flat look head on, but it still has a shiny side tone. I tried that method when messing around with that flat black Ferrari.
    7. Just finished digging out my driveway and a...

      Just finished digging out my driveway and a couples neighbors driveways. The weather channel says we got 38" from the storm and I believe it....
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      Glasurit 22-line single stage with mattening...

      Glasurit 22-line single stage with mattening agent.
    9. 1953 Ferrari 166mm Oblin body Ready for...

      1953 Ferrari 166mm Oblin body
      Ready for Cavallino Classic!
      http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v499/johnnynumfiv/F8B0F3BC-FFC3-4037-AC69-97154C6662E2-1099-000001E56F03CB50.jpg
      Working on a 1960...
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      As far as I know, there isn't a product that you...

      As far as I know, there isn't a product that you can buff and still be dull. I just did a whole bunch of samples of different paints for a flat black ferrari. Nothing stayed dull/mat.
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      I would have sprayed the forward mounting area...

      I would have sprayed the forward mounting area and the wheel lip all at once, the back edge and the hood jamb before spraying the outer panel. I would keep the panels separated more to avoid...
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      Depends on the paint manufacturer. I use...

      Depends on the paint manufacturer. I use Glasurit 22 line single stage and 55 line basecoat/clearcoat. I can add a mattening agent into the 22 line of any color in different amounts to change the...
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      What kind of materials are you using if you can...

      What kind of materials are you using if you can paint a bumper for $200?
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      If you aren't working hands on with cars all day...

      If you aren't working hands on with cars all day it will take a very long time. I've been working on cars since I was 10. When I turned 18 I decided to make it my job. I worked in a body shop for a...
    15. That's up to my landlord. Demo begins tomorrow I...

      That's up to my landlord. Demo begins tomorrow I believe.
    16. So Sandy ruined my house. A little less than a...

      So Sandy ruined my house. A little less than a foot of water/saltwater marsh mud. All my furniture is ruined along with some electronics and clothes. Unfortunately the insurance company is...
    17. Yea I went way upstate during the storm. All my...

      Yea I went way upstate during the storm. All my important stuff is in my car. I can live without anything that's still there.
    18. Not yet. I'm waiting for the noon high tide to...

      Not yet. I'm waiting for the noon high tide to recede before I attempt to go down. My landlord went in and said water came in at least a foot. My place is one the highest elevation wise on the...
    19. Here's my street. My house is about 10 houses...

      Here's my street. My house is about 10 houses down from where he is standing. My landlord called to inform me the house was flooded and to get my stuff out soon so demo can start ASAP. I really...
    20. I rent a house on the beach in Milford,CT. ...

      I rent a house on the beach in Milford,CT. Evacuated last night since it was mandatory. The tide was already at the top of our sea wall the last I heard and it wasn't even high tide yet. I'm sure...
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