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10-26-2014 04:33 PM
michiganteddybear yea, all fine and dandy if the temp and humidity work for ya. where I am at, it would have been more like 16-24 hrs to dry, if not longer.
10-26-2014 12:25 PM
L2fish Yes, at that point you should be able to get two or three coats of clear. I the temperature and humidity is correct. 8 hours to dry, light sand or steel wool to scuff, and recoat.
10-24-2014 09:44 AM
michiganteddybear
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I did a tank with rattle cans, the Duplicolor brand. paint and sand several coats, then clear. Bike parts are rather small and easy to rattle can paint. Here is the issue. The duplicolor clear is not gasoline resistant and will discolor if you get gas on it. There is a two part clear on line where you bust the catalyst tube and use the can. Or another that supposedly is resistant to gasoline. Its called Spray max 2K
spray max 2k is fuel resistant, but from what I can tell (reading their website), once you activate a can, you only have like 2 days total to use it.. That wouldnt work for me, I wasnt spending 20 bucks or so a can just to have half of it wasted because I didnt need a full can to do the part I was working on.

I did mine one part at a time, exception was tank and rear fender, they where done at same time, but they were at different stages of paint at all times. Sanding one, painting other. kinda work
10-23-2014 11:38 PM
new rider 9984 i did prep and primer then laid down two coats of red slapped on the decals then two coats of black let it dry pulled the decals wet sand with 1000 grit then 4 coats of clear wet sand with 1500 grit then hit it with a buffer and rubbing compound rinse it off towel dry and tada it is now a lot nicer looking piece of trash

see the tank was rusted to the point of no repair and all the threads for everything were stripped this was just practice
10-23-2014 10:54 PM
L2fish I did a tank with rattle cans, the Duplicolor brand. paint and sand several coats, then clear. Bike parts are rather small and easy to rattle can paint. Here is the issue. The duplicolor clear is not gasoline resistant and will discolor if you get gas on it. There is a two part clear on line where you bust the catalyst tube and use the can. Or another that supposedly is resistant to gasoline. Its called Spray max 2K
10-21-2014 01:40 PM
michiganteddybear yea, looks good. are those flames and skull decals? or paint?
10-21-2014 12:42 PM
Goofyfoot2001
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did this myself cost me 40 bucks

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That looks pretty good!
10-21-2014 12:28 PM
new rider 9984 did this myself cost me 40 bucks

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10-21-2014 11:27 AM
michiganteddybear well goofy, only 1 picture in this thread (there are a couple in the thread I linked), and I see that one just fine
10-21-2014 10:21 AM
Goofyfoot2001 I see no pictures here.

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