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Question Anyone Have Painting Tips??

Hey guys, so im going to Paint my OBS soon Candy Apple Red. And I was looking for some tips. ive painted things B4 But never a Car/Truck involving Candy Colors. So its my First Paint Job.

and wheres some good cheap paint?

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is it your first paintjob ever?

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As in involving Paint? NO... Involving a full size truck, using a Air gun, Mixing, Clearing.. YES!

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spray bombs lol, mines gettin primed tomorrow i not doin it so i dont know

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take your time, when you paint, dont try to make it pretty on the first coat, just barely cover it, let it dry, then keep doing till its satisfactory. Make sure your air gun has a good water separator on it as well.


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take your time, when you paint, dont try to make it pretty on the first coat, just barely cover it, let it dry, then keep doing till its satisfactory. Make sure your air gun has a good water separator on it as well.
Very good point. I hadn't even thought of that. Kinda one of those duh things.
I'll be waiting for some pics!

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Well Im on a small budget, considering as of right no no Job and getting it done so it looks better haha

I have a cheapo harbor freight 20oz gravity feed
and im still looking for some paint.

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have the same gun dude!!! haha works great. but didn't use it on my truck, i payed an actual painter. but make sure no water in the air line!!!!

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have the same gun dude!!! haha works great. but didn't use it on my truck, i payed an actual painter. but make sure no water in the air line!!!!

So should i spray for about a min to clear it out and b4 adding paint?
How the heck do you adjust the little knobs on it to perfect it?

I have a Painter budd local but hes in some other state right now and wont be back for a while

i was gonna ask him for some tips considering hes RUSSIAN

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I'd wait for painter bud if you want it to look good and be worth the time/$

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