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Old 11-18-2011, 06:47 AM
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Default Re: What caused this?

Thats a condition known as blushing. The evaporation of the solvent lowers the temp of the painted object until it pulls water/humidity from the air. Its common to fast evaporating solvents like in lacquer and fast drying rattle cans. Not so common in slower paints like the old enamals. A top coat will set it right, but be sure to wait until the previous coat have dried enough or you might get a wrinkle finish. Used to own a body shop in Orlando, am well familar with this problem.
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