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Re: Mp 170 as a sealer

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While I don't use MP170, I do use a sealer coat of my epoxy primer. It gives me that one extra coat in case I missed a spot (like on the engine block behind a fuel line or something). It is also helpful if it has been a few days between the time that I epoxied and the time I want to paint. The sealer will extend your window and promote adhesion. Since it's thinned down, you can throw on a coat of sealer and be topcoating it in 30 minutes or so. You can't do that with a normal coat of epoxy. What I normally do is put on one good coat of epoxy, wait a day or so and apply another. After a day or so, I hit it with a sealer coat and I'm ready to paint it either that day or the next. I say next day because some of my projects are rather large, so one coat start to finish can wipe me out. Something small, you could easily do a sealer coat and paint/clear all in the same day. Below is my 6030 under 1 coat of epoxy. If you can imagine, each coat it is quite a job start to finish. Also if you are wonding what the bits of tape are, it is masking tape. I do this after the 1st coat of epoxy is applied. I do a walk around and look for any places I might have missed and mark them with tape. That way I am sure to get them covered on the 2nd coat. As stated in another post, I use a 2-part epoxy from a company called southernpolyurethanes. I highly recommend it over any ppg or omni products.

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04-09-2014 18:16:15

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 Re: Mp 170 as a sealer in reply to newgenjdcollector, 04-07-2014 18:06:46  
"You can't do that with a normal coat of epoxy." The MP 170 sheet says you can topcoat in 30 minutes. I have done that many times. True that is difficult for me to both prime and topcoat a large tractor in the same day. I usually topcoat the next day. Then I do all the parts I have removed and topcoat the parts I have removed and topcoat them the same day, over a period of days. There is no reason to use a thin coat of epoxy on the chassis, If you have a 3 day window as MP 170 does, and you are not ready to topcoat, you can apply another coat and have another 3 day window, as for as I know, but why? Unless you are very short on time, I would topcoat the chassis (3 coats) instead of applying more epoxy.

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