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Old 05-23-2012, 02:50 PM
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Some guys scuff some don't.
You can't scuff if you plan to use chrome.
Don't scuff the windows of course.
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Old 05-23-2012, 05:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Colors_By_Dave View Post
Some guys scuff some don't.
You can't scuff if you plan to use chrome.
Don't scuff the windows of course.
Thanx for the insight Ill remember not to scuff the windows
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1st coat of liquid mask is down and I plan on painting tomorrow night. Question I have is should I make all my cuts in the mask prior to painting? Or cut and paint as I go? I'm concerned that the darker colors will cover my lines making it more difficult to cut the mask out.
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Old 05-23-2012, 07:06 PM
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Cut the entire body first. You will be able to see the cut lines. Do the pin stripes first for the simple fact that they are thin and sometime tricky to get up once you lay down some paint on them.
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:58 PM
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I have a question for you guys. i just painted my first body and i used the supplied window mask. When i peeled them off after a a day of letting the paint dry i have a heavy glue residue on my windows. How do o get rid of that residue without messing up my paint.
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:09 PM
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Some would say to use alcohol but I've never had good luck with it removing sticker glue. I use lighter fluid. The stuff wipes right off and doesn't hurt the polycarbonite st all. Just put some on a clean cloth and wipe away.
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Parma Fashine if I have it, otherwise denatured alcohol
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I read in another forum to use toothpaste and toothbrush is this effective?
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I got another Q: How do yall get the smooth rounded edges like if you are free handing drips when cutting through the liquid mask?
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Originally Posted by jayhawknavy02 View Post
I read in another forum to use toothpaste and toothbrush is this effective?
DONT - ITS TOOOOO MESSY,LOL....use a qtip n denatued alchol
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Old 10-23-2012, 10:22 AM
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pics all dead
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Do they make a tape flexible enough to pinstripe flames and drips? I've tried to freehand them....not good. I practice on clear plastic...but...it's flat. I would love some ideas.
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excellent write up, thanks for the teachings
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When using a spray can(Pactra Polycarbonate Paint) in cold weather how do you keep the paint in the can warm?
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