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Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   07-09-2011, 10:19 PM
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Posted By beatle_bayly
Those auto paints are generally Acrylic. They...

Those auto paints are generally Acrylic. They dry fast (very fast) and don't produce a high gloss out of the gun. Using a slow drying enamel house paint allows the paint to flow while wet...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-25-2007, 05:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 40,190
Posted By beatle_bayly
And this is why they invented automotive acrylic....

And this is why they invented automotive acrylic. Enamels take ages to dry and are very hard = time consuming to cut back. Acrylic can be sanded 30min after application and is easier to cut. Lots...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-24-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 40,190
Posted By beatle_bayly
The problem with pressure pack cans is the...

The problem with pressure pack cans is the colours never match. It works on a bike because you don't need to cover large uninterrupted panels. Besides, it's awfully expensive. Better to get your...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-24-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 40,190
Posted By beatle_bayly
Throw some of the tablets into your pool and dip...

Throw some of the tablets into your pool and dip the shell completely. It would soak into all those otherwise inaccessible places that weren't painted even in the factory (sills, inner...
Forum: Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)   05-24-2007, 01:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 40,190
Posted By beatle_bayly
Why use Rustoleum when blackboard paint would...

Why use Rustoleum when blackboard paint would allow you to add a different colour scheme daily ?

Seriously though, many of us think we'll leave that paint/resto/rust removal until we have the $$$...
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