I left off on the last step with some really nasty orange peel on the clear coat. I really wanted to take care of that, so I ended up sanding the clear FLAT with some 1200-grit sandpaper. That was last night. The shower is a great place for wet sanding.
We left off at Part 1 with a really nasty primer coat. Well, not super nasty (it could have been worse) but definitely far from smooth. After that initial coat of primer dried, I sanded it down with some 600-grit sandpaper to leave a nicer surface for the base color coat.… Read the rest of this now >>
My latest project is to paint some of these Subaru body kit parts that one of the guys picked up from Craigslist. Since I really want to get better, I figure this will make some good practice. In total, I have 2 rear valences and one rear wing that needs to be painted silver.… Read the rest of this now >>
So… painting is pretty fun. Here’s my awesome paint gun all taken apart. It’s important to keep ’em clean or else you get all funky sorts of spraying problems. Now I know why painters have more than 1 gun. Anyways, it was a pretty fun and tiring day this past Sunday, painting my front bumper.… Read the rest of this now >>