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never try and wipe things off after you spray. you can spray it again and get a hot blowgun and blow on it trying to even it out. or you can wait for it to dry and then sand it off but sand it so it blends with the rest of the paint. and slowly with many different light layers go over it.
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post #32 of 47
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alright im gonna sand off this panel

the rest of the case came out fine with an abrasive sponge, its looking beautiful - special thanks to CyberDruid for the DupliColor Black Metal Effex paint


What Grit of sand to use?
    
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To sand off the original coat of paint 400/600 grit should be fine, if you really want a beautiful glossy finish, after all your colour coats, give it a light sanding with a really high grit like 1500-2000 and then clear coat, makes it look real professional..like my xbox i did.. take a look
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Really nice

Luckily I got lots of 400 grit layin around from my first lap job on my CPU lul
    
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Really nice

Luckily I got lots of 400 grit layin around from my first lap job on my CPU lul
400 is fine,you could just use the back of sand paper to go smoother,sand and turn it around for a glass finish,an old trick ive used for years.
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thanks man, worked really well

Im actually slightly upset because now that panel looks better than the other one now haha, Its fine though the clear coat evened it out
    
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when do we get some pics
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when do we get some pics
yeah

and isnt the rule "pics, or it didnt happen" ?
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Isn't that for benchmarks and such?
Like I would say I got 6.0GHz on my Intel Pentium 2 stable, and you would say "pics or it didn't happen".
Most likely you would call me a _ing _er though.

Anyways, seeing as you already started painting, did you use a tack cloth after sanding and how many coats of primer did you use?
    
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ive never heard of a rule like that. Pics or it didnt happen!
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