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Old 08-16-2010, 08:49 PM
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Default Re: What Paint??

Here's a little something I just discovered.
I've always had very good luck with Dupli Color automotive spray. It comes is lots of colors and goes on nice, is easy to color sand and lays good without orange peel. I tried their clear coat and found that gasoline eats it up. I now use Top Flite Luster Coat model airplane clear over my paint jobs. It is fuel proof and gives a good shine. But here's the discovery: My latest paint job is not clear coated, except for the fuel tank. I had a float stick a couple of days ago and fuel dripped down the seat tube, puddled on the bottom bracket and...didn't affect the paint at all. Not one run or blister. What this tells me is Dupli Color paint will take gasoline but their clear will not. Just my two cents worth.
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