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Old 09-21-2013, 01:57 AM
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Exclamation Wet sand Matte blue paint?

i am about to start body work on my 93 ranger. I have finally decided on a color, but I am not a big fan of wet sanding as I can never get it right. if i paint my ranger MATTE blue, does it require wet sanding? thanks!!
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Old 09-21-2013, 03:42 AM
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Default Re: Wet sand Matte blue paint?

matte colors are very very hard to spray because if you dont do it right youll have spots gloss up on you...no paint requires wetsanding if you spray it right
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Old 09-21-2013, 04:01 AM
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Default Re: Wet sand Matte blue paint?

well as an in-experienced painter, on a tight budget, what would you recommend?
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well as an in-experienced painter, on a tight budget, what would you recommend?
Leave it alone..a good paint job is at least 3 grand

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Old 09-22-2013, 08:47 PM
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Default Re: Wet sand Matte blue paint?

i now have a helping hand, my clear coat is peeling all over, the paint itself is awful, the only gooood paint is on the bed. i'm not one to just paint a near perfect paintjob, like most people my age lol.
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