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Old 04-17-2015, 05:11 PM
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how do I fix this paint?

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My paint has a texture to it on my hood. I need a little help here.

1. What happened that causes this? It's a single stage base coat. I primed it and the primer looked good. I'm wondering if maybe I had too much air pressure and it was drying before it was hitting the truck

And 2. How can I fix it? I've been buffing all morning and not sure why but it's not changing much. I've been using a medium cut cleaner but I think I'm gonna need to step up my game to some hard core stuff. The medium cut cleans up the rest of the truck so well but it just doesn't seem to touch this. I'm wondering if I should be sanding rather than buffing.
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:21 PM
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Old 04-17-2015, 05:56 PM
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I'd probably say some 1200 wet and dry to try it but I'm no expert. Maybe Austin will drop by!!
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I beat on it with some 12 hundy sand paper for a long as time to get this little area looking better. Then buffed it for a while too. Can I take some 6 it 8 hundo paper to it without buggering it up?


This wouldn't be so bad but I had venison for dinner last night and every time I drop my guts I have to leave the garage. Even with all the doors open. Hmm
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Old 04-17-2015, 06:11 PM
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You're on the right track with the high grit wet sand... And then a bunch of cutting and polishing...

Your second pic looks leaps and bounds better over the first...
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Old 04-17-2015, 07:14 PM
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Heres another of progress. My arms couldn't get through the whole hood with 1200 so I went to.buy 8 and all they had was 6. I'm glad I got the 6 because it still took some.doing. how do you get the shine back into it after sanding. It's waaay smoother now

I still have some work to Do on this half of the hood to get her looking better.
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I have a nice board sander but I was afraid to bugger it up using that. Would anyone recommend using it.or keep block sanding?
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Figured it out. After just a few minutes of buffing it's like this now. I think I'll go ahead and just sand the whole thing down with 600 then move to 1000 and go to 1500 then maybe 2000 and see how she shines then.
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Pic didn't upload again

I've swapped from garden how to spray bottle to see if I can keep water on it a.little more consistently
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