Re: orange peel

[Follow Ups] [Post Followup] [Dodge Power Wagon Forum]

Posted by Todd Miller [] on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 15:57:20 :

In Reply to: orange peel posted by Bruce in BC [] on Thursday, November 17, 2022 at 15:00:53 :

My experience with cut and polish is also with nitrocellulose lacquer, but with clear and on furniture that I build. There are not too many things more disappointing than getting to 3000 grit and burning through. And since until very recently, like last week, I never owned a sprayer, so I used brush on nitrocellulose.

"Hides imperfections in the panels." Oh. I want a high gloss with no orange peel, for the exact opposite reason. With all the time I put into those buckets, I want to see that there are no imperfections, ..., or at least none that I can see.

"Sure beats the days when I was cutting high end paint jobs with kotex pads and Braso."

Ok, I had never heard that before.

Any advice on the electric polisher? On curves, like the headlight buckets? I sanded down the base coat to 3000 before I applied the clear. Get this, so far, all the base coat and clear applications to parts has been with rattle can. Two part, but rattle can none the less.

Follow Ups:

Post a Followup

Optional Link
Optional Image Link

(1) Type your Message (2) Load New Code (3) Type new code into box. (4) Click "Post Message" button