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RE: [oletrucks] painted, but another ?

To: "David" <mytruck@hehe.com>, oletrucks <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] painted, but another ?
From: "dph55@pdq.net" <dph55@PDQ.net>
Date: Mon, 1 May 2000 13:23:52 -0500
Sounds like orange peel to me. Check with your supplier for suggestions. They 
usually have additives to help prevent that.
Dave Handley
51 GMC 5 window

>===== Original Message From "David" <mytruck@hehe.com> =====
>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?
>Thanks alot!
>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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