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Re: Wet Sand or Body Filler First???

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Posted by Stephen Newell on December 29, 2012 at 04:33:41 from (

In Reply to: Wet Sand or Body Filler First??? posted by RTR on December 28, 2012 at 18:31:43:

From where you are at, I would do what body filling is needed and where you sand down to the metal epoxy prime those areas again. Once you get the surface where you can't see any more defects scuff sand with 220 paper and use a filler primer and sand between coats until you get the surface level and then wet sand with 400 or finer paper and spray your topcoat. Sometimes when you do body work it will look perfect until you start putting the topcoat on and a couple of defects will show up. If your picky and want to make sure you fix all the defects use two different colors of filler primer alternating the color with each coat. When you block sand stop sanding in places where you are going through to the different color. The sanding will take off the high places and the primer will fill the low places. You will have a much better chance of finding the defects before the topcoat.


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