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Old 03-13-2012, 11:53 AM   #2726
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I hope he's done it before. Black car, yikes.
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No doubt...how many fingers does he have left?
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has randy done wet sanding before? (I mean successfully)
Gees you guys are brutal.




Yes, he's wet sanded before, more than I have anyway.... we did his rocker at my house but we didn't have any 3000 sand paper so there are still a few tiny micro scratches from the 2000 we used. but once we polished it it came out really nice.

On the fascia he's gonna use the 3000 for sure.
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:59 AM   #2727
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Not trying to be brutal, just concerned. Your painter did that spoiler perfect. No peel at all in it. Same painter?
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:13 PM   #2728
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I was smart enough not to make another steering wheel input to move the car to the right and back into the lane of travel...
Fixed. lol

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wait... Randy's going to wetsand the car?


am I the only one concerned that it may turn out like this?
I've done before. And I know I have a ton of clear coat on it now.


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I hope he's done it before. Black car, yikes.
Truthfully black is no harder than other colors. Just do it the same way.

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No doubt...how many fingers does he have left?
8 .... and a half.

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has randy done wet sanding before? (I mean successfully)
Yup. Done it before. It's really not much different than polishing rocks, or marble. Step up until highly shiny.

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Not trying to be brutal, just concerned. Your painter did that spoiler perfect. No peel at all in it. Same painter?
Same painter. And he laid extra clear for me.
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:17 PM   #2729
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Good deal. Only thing with black is if you look at it wrong, it gets dirty. If you look away quickly and look back, it's scratched. If you park and come back later, it's dirty. If you sneeze and close your eyes (yeah, try keeping your eyes open whilst sneezing) it developed a ding.

Finicky color
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:18 PM   #2730
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Good deal. Only thing with black is if you look at it wrong, it gets dirty. If you look away quickly and look back, it's scratched. If you park and come back later, it's dirty. If you sneeze and close your eyes (yeah, try keeping your eyes open whilst sneezing) it developed a ding.

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Old 03-13-2012, 12:18 PM   #2731
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Fixed. lol

I've done before. And I know I have a ton of clear coat on it now.
in my experience... you would wetsand before the clear coat goes on...





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8 .... and a half.
but remember... your fingers don't count as a full set based on size...



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Yup. Done it before. It's really not much different than polishing rocks, or marble. Step up until highly shiny.

Same painter. And he laid extra clear for me.

well, mythbusters proved that you can indeed polish a turd...

now its your turn... (oh wait... you sold the savini wheels)
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:37 PM   #2732
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Sounds like Ron did a pretty good job on the cam and tune...LOL

Randy Just say NO ...................wetsanding...OH My. I am sure you will do a great job on it.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #2733
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Hi, my name is BOB, I'm a new guy, just thought I'd poop in your thread
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wait... Randy's going to wetsand the car?


am I the only one concerned that it may turn out like this?



Wetsanding clear on black... BIGG cahoneys
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in my experience... you would wetsand before the clear coat goes on...







but remember... your fingers don't count as a full set based on size...






well, mythbusters proved that you can indeed polish a turd...

now its your turn... (oh wait... you sold the savini wheels)
With these new base/clear coats they paint base, let it tack, and squirt clear. He'll be fine









... probably
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:15 PM   #2734
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in my experience... you would wetsand before the clear coat goes on...
Actually. Both.


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well, mythbusters proved that you can indeed polish a turd...

now its your turn... (oh wait... you sold the savini wheels)
I saw that episode. You can polish a turd but not Savini wheels.

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Sounds like Ron did a pretty good job on the cam and tune...LOL

Randy Just say NO ...................wetsanding...OH My.
The heart of my car was a donor from yours. LOL

Gott do the wet sanding. LOL

Me and Chris did the rocker and it turned out great.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:16 PM   #2735
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Mr. Twisty..........

I had to do a double take. LOL

So Chris changed it for you. That's awesome. He's a good admin.
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:34 PM   #2736
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Mr. Twisty..........

I had to do a double take. LOL

So Chris changed it for you. That's awesome. He's a good admin.
It's easier to spell... and BOB was taken.

... besides, he said it fits me better
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:38 PM   #2737
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It's easier to spell... and BOB was taken.

... besides, he said it fits me better
We'll just call you Nick
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Old 03-13-2012, 01:54 PM   #2738
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We'll just call you Nick
DOH!

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I had to do a double take. LOL

So Chris changed it for you. That's awesome. He's a good admin.
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Old 03-13-2012, 03:03 PM   #2740
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I had to do a double take. LOL

So Chris changed it for you. That's awesome. He's a good admin.
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Ok. So I'm narrowing down my letters for my hood spears.

Help me out.

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Seems like a pretty simple choice to me.
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I didn't mean to be brutal. I just wanted to know if you'd done it before because I've heard it can be tricky, especially on black cars. I know I wouldn't try it on my own car because I don't know what I'm doing. I'd let someone who has done it before and knows what they're doing do it (in my case, a pro).

I'm sure it will turn out great! I mean it involves sandpaper and no rotating wheels or power tools... what can go wrong???
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Seems like a pretty simple choice to me.
+1

Check out the lettering by Bigworm graphics. I like how they look on my car.
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I'm sure it will turn out great! I mean it involves sandpaper and no rotating wheels or power tools... what can go wrong???
It will involve a Porter Cable Polisher.

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Check out the lettering by Bigworm graphics. I like how they look on my car.
Bigworm. I'm gonna check it out. I wasn't real happy with the fonts I had to choose from on the one I posted.
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It will involve a Porter Cable Polisher.

Bigworm. I'm gonna check it out. I wasn't real happy with the fonts I had to choose from on the one I posted.
I betcha that PC works better than a ceiling fan and a paint mixer

Serious moment... just be easy sanding edges, easiest place to burn thru. If it's already pretty slick (no orange peel) you're practically done already
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LOL, Maybe. I"ll have to compare.

Xmicro_SS is my obvious choice. He did my hood spears.
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LOL, Maybe. I"ll have to compare.

Xmicro_SS is my obvious choice. He did my hood spears.
quoted me in the middle of an edit
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