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When painting a case, what grits should I use for primer, color coat, and clear?
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When painting a case, what grits should I use for primer, color coat, and clear?
You should generally avoid sanding on colours unless you make a mistake (paint gets clotted or so,) but else you should use 400>800>1000 at the primer IIRC.

Check the sticky in this section with Spooky's paint guide, it says it.

NEVER sand the clear coat though, it'll seriously look messed up.
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Here is a good link on how to paint mod. I've painted myself and this is a good of a guide as any I've seen. He knows what he's doing and the proof is in the pics.
Good luck and I think this will help.
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