Painted my aero bumper.

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Post by Ducklakeview » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:03 pm

Finally got my aero bumper painted today..

Discovered it had a few prev repairs that reacted with the 2k primer, so had to get brutal with it.

Currently sunning itself under the drying lamp after 3 coats of base and around 4 of clear, plenty for me to polish..
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Post by patriot66 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:14 pm

Looks superb Mike ! :thumbsup:
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Post by philip27 » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:22 pm

Looks like a nice job :thumbsup:
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Post by bz4kev » Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:43 pm

Doing a great job saw it first hand very impressive mike top skills :thumbsup:
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Post by Marlon » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:34 pm

Looks like a great paint job - I'm assuming then that changing the Zed's colour is now off the agenda for a while?
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Post by Ducklakeview » Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:18 am

Marlon wrote:
Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:34 pm
Looks like a great paint job - I'm assuming then that changing the Zed's colour is now off the agenda for a while?
Yes, the vat man took my respray fund!

Bumper in the van for the clear coat to cure overnight as been welding in the garage. I'm quite pleased with the result, considering I've not had my hands on a spray Gunn for about 30 years, and back then it was all single stage cellulose. Now it's primer with a hardener and special thinners, base coat with another thinners and then clear coat with yet another hardener and thinners...
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Post by blackabbot » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:49 am

Top Job :thumbsup:
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Post by thanatu55 » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:18 pm

Very nice finish!
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Post by Ducklakeview » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:19 pm

Looks a lot better today after I wet sanded the hell out of the lacquer with 1500 & 3000, just need to polish it tomorrow and get it on!

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Post by Marlon » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:44 pm

I'm having a premonition - new DLV thread: " . . . now offering resprays"
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Post by Ducklakeview » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:56 pm

Marlon wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:44 pm
I'm having a premonition - new DLV thread: " . . . now offering resprays"
I think not..

Couldn't have chosen a more difficult item for my return to painting!

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Post by Buckz » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:18 pm

Good work on that! Looking forward to final result. Hopefully the colour blends in perfectly!
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Post by Ducklakeview » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:07 am

Old v new..
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Post by Joycey » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:28 am

That's going to look mint :thumbsup:
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