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Weird, highest grit I could find at Walmart was 400grit.
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Weird, highest grit I could find at Walmart was 400grit.
Go to the automotive section where the touch up paint is located. They usually keep some packs of the 2000 and 1000 grit sandpaper there. I tried 4 Wal-Marts here and they all kept the 800, 1000, and 2000 but they didn't have the Multi-Packs but K-mart did have some so be prepared to do some driving. If you want some and your Wal-Mart doesn't carry it, let me know and I'll ship ya some of mine that's left or if you want I can buy it for ya and ship it to ya.
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Well my project just came to a screeching halt. How do I explain this without pissing myself off. So I finished with 4 coats of color and it looked good let me tell ya. And I was putting on the clear coat. I put on 2 coats of high gloss clear coat and I went inside. A gust of wind made my painting area fold on top of my pieces while they were still wet and I didn't come outside until it dried. Now there's dust, pieces of paint that were on the area in the pieces and the ugliest blemishes on the top piece. I wouldn't have minded if it were on the bottom piece.

So I'll take a pic of it tomorrow so you can see the ugliness and then I guess I'll peel the paint back off and then go to lowes and HD to buy more paint so that I can start this process all over again. Yay...can't think of anything I'd rather do than re-paint what I've spent 3 days doing in the first place.
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post #14 of 16
Holly crap that mishap really sux!
Its good to see you will persevere
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post #15 of 16
Dang. Thats sucks. Good decision to redo the paint
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post #16 of 16
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Yeah it sucks bad. Here's a some pics. All the gray you see is the dust that's now embedded into the paint. Almost all of the paint peels off except the first layer of primer so I guess I'll soak the front of this in some paint thinner. I think I'm going to pay that $20 bucks though now to get someone else to do it. I gotta tell ya. 3 days worth of work gone down the tubes sucks bad and just buying the paint would cost me $20.



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