Making progress

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  1. ike72com

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    Disclaimer! I've never used a spray gun prior.
    Only rattle cans and brush. Well I decided to step up my game and learn something new. Bought a cheap 15.00 h-frieght spray gun and a filter for my compressor. Got some primer, paint and other whatnuts. Prepped, tests and whammo!
    Here's my before and after. 20190923_183555.jpg
     

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    I have painted houses for years, and one day I will have to try what you just did. I could live with a job that isnt perfect....and if it is horrible, there is always the do over a bit higher up the learning curve.
     
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    I've done most everything except for paint a car. Just one of those things i gotta try/do.
    I was initially intimidated by all the mixing this/that so I ended up using the duplicolor primer and paint. None of which require mixing additive. Pretty much stir, strain and shoot. The choice of paint probally not the best but i accomplish what i wanted with engine bay. Most importantly i got a little hands on with spray gun.

    To add!!! After more reading and YouTubing i see the mixing ratio fomular is easy with the right measuring cup. So i'm already considering a better type of paint. Stay tune!!!

    Next task on list is repairing rusted section in floorboard.
     
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    lol...go for the gold on your floorboard for sure....I will be waiting to hear about it.
     
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    I’m about to start tackling the same as soon as my 71 that I sold returns. Supposed to be getting it back this weekend. Looks good.
     
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    Be sure to post before/after pic
     

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