Blending Single Stage paint

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Blending Single Stage paint

Postby hpw » Tue Nov 17, 2009 6:37 am

Is there a how to or is it even possible :?: If there is can someone explain the necessary steps or provide a link?


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perrib
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Re: Blending Single Stage paint

Postby perrib » Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:17 pm

I use blending solvent to keep the edge wet. I use two guns.
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Re: Blending Single Stage paint

Postby hpw » Wed Nov 25, 2009 7:10 am

perrib wrote:I use blending solvent to keep the edge wet. I use two guns.


Thanks for the reply, but I really don't understand what you are referring too. What does the "blending solvent" do :?:
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Re: Blending Single Stage paint

Postby perrib » Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:13 pm

Detailed instructions are on the can. You wet the edge of each coat of the blend. You can do the same with a little of the color over reduced but the blending solvent works better.
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Re: Blending Single Stage paint

Postby craigvwdude » Sun Nov 29, 2009 10:25 pm

You can also use a slow reducer for blending. That's how they did it back in the day! :mrgreen:
When you've brought your color out into the middle of a panel for blending, dump the paint out of your gun and poor strait slow reducer into the gun, then go over the "blended" area with 1 or 2 LIGHT coats of pure reducer. The reducer will help the paint "melt" or "blend" in. Wait a day and hit the blend area with a buffer and some compound.
Should come out oh soo nice and purrty! 8)

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