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Robert

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Re: Any Bodywork tips for a Newbie??
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2015, 09:49:10 PM »
Buy a how to repair fiberglass bodies book, and a autobody repair book. When applying filler, first sand surface 80 grit paper, the filler needs to adhere to the scratches made.
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Re: Any Bodywork tips for a Newbie??
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2015, 02:42:49 PM »
Thank u , my good fellow!
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Re: Any Bodywork tips for a Newbie??
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2015, 09:19:52 AM »
Are you going to do a bodywork or prep work
Two different things. In any case sand off all
 the surface
Since it may have still some mold release on and that aint  good on any application .
Feel the body with your clean hand and check if you need some bondo to fill low spot , gaps etc . Then prime / block and all over again.
I usualy use polyester filler spray on  by Evercoat
With 2.3 needle block and after 2k good primer.
« Last Edit: August 05, 2015, 07:45:12 PM by eddie »

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Re: Any Bodywork tips for a Newbie??
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2015, 08:32:23 AM »
Use a quality primer sealer like PCL 901, it sands easy so it will leave you with a straight smooth finish after blocking.
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Any Bodywork tips for a Newbie??
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2015, 07:07:35 AM »
Soon to be starting bodywork , just wondering if u guys had any tips for me . Done a little in the past but definitely would consider myself a newbie . Any little bit helps thanks ! ::beers
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