I finally put some paint on my 59 this weekend. It is not exactly as I
hoped, but I can do it again easy enough. Here is the situation: The
paint is very uniform, very even. The problem is that it has almost a
"hammered" finish, or like a matte style photo. I do not know why. I
adjusted the gun's air flow and spray, but no change. Do I need to thin
the paint? Or what? If it wasn't on a vehicle I'd say it looks pretty
cool. It looks like I was just going for a textured finish or something.
Ok, besides that I was wondering what prep is needed on the first coat to
paint over it? I planned on sanding it, but is that it? Wet sand, etc?
BTW I guess I have been with this list near the beginning but I did not
know it. I think it was 95? or 96? It has been a big help.
David "Tex" Carr
1959 Chevy Shortbed Stepside
Canyon, Texas (near Amarillo)
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