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Old 04-22-2017, 05:21 PM
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Dipping does not work nearly as well as it did before the lacquer paint went thru many changes. I was one of those who used to put 4 gallons of water followed by 1 gallon of lacquer and dipped my parts. Worked great. Though this process looks great and matches an original it does lack longevity so it is really only good for a trailer queen. To be quite honest I have been afraid to try the water method with the current lacquers as this could be an almost $300 mistake if it does not work so I now just dip them in straight lacquer. May latest pail of paint is over 3 years old with no issues. I do not believe the water method will work with any other type of paint other than lacquer but perhaps others have tried with success.
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Old 08-01-2017, 08:02 PM
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Rick, (If still replying) ,

Brand of Lacquer ???

How many gallons in how big of pale ???

No reducing with ANYTHING ???

Glassbead/Garnet Prep ????

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Old 08-02-2017, 12:57 PM
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National Coating Supplies-not sure the brand but it's the only one they have.
1 gallon pail was $279 3 years ago.
No reducing
No glass bead blasting if I intend to dip. I chemical strip those parts to avoid any texture.
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