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Old 07-12-2012, 03:00 PM
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Default Re: Clear coating raw steel on the cheap?

I am a little late to helping you but wow have you spent some time on this frame prep.
I have a way that is quick and easy: I use Jasco to remove all the paint, such an easy process. Then I scotch Bright the complete frame. When finished I wash with soap and water to remove any left over Jasco. Wipe down with lacquer thinner and shoot some clear over the complete frame. I love the finish and as you can see in the pictures all the flaws in the tank show which I love. Ya know nice paint jobs require too much work, one scratch or chip kills it.

Raw metal with

The paint gun is from HF and the paint (clear) I get at the swap for 30.00...
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