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Old 04-17-2015, 08:00 PM
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That is some nasty orange peel you got there. Looks like you used the incorrect reducer or possible the gun was set wrong.
Sanding and buffing is your only option other than stripping it and starting over.
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Old 04-17-2015, 08:04 PM
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He's getting there, just wrapped up a quick text conference pointing him in the right direction.
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Old 04-17-2015, 11:10 PM
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It's looking much better. I need to figure out wtf the issue is before I continue with painting.
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Old 04-17-2015, 11:15 PM
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Can you get some direct sunlight photos? From at least a couple angles. Or explain in detail what exactly it looks like.
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Old 04-17-2015, 11:19 PM
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You said it's single stage. I'm guessing you sprayed it dry, or basically massive orange peel...

I zoomed in on that first picture and that's my best guess.
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Eric talked me into a legit buffer. After a trip to hf and 1 run on the hood with it and a "rough" pad, and this is where it's sitting now.


Its dark out but you can see the reflection of the garage door now. Getting way better. Still work to do
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Old 04-17-2015, 11:26 PM
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Here's the photo.

Eric what do you mean by spraying it dry?
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Looks much much better...

When spraying clear coats and single stage, it needs to go on "wet", almost to the point of running. Dry spray is basically applying it too light. Can result in gnarly orange peel or thin or no coverage of material.

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Ok. Yeah I put it on fairly light. Next time I'll hog it on there and see what happens. The roof is next. At least it's not super visible. Haha
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Another thing I have to deal.with here is high humidity. It's always pretty humid here except for 2 months or so. I wonder if that is what's getting me?
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