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by ForemanBob
Thu Nov 26, 2009 9:42 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: Cellulose rattle can respray tips please
Replies: 17
Views: 6879

Re: Cellulose rattle can respray tips please

Depends on the amount of solids in the paint. I would reckon that you'll need 3 thin ish coats of top. 1 small rattle can would probably do 1 and a bit side panels. So guestimate 5 - 6 :?: Just depends how liberal you are with your applications. More paint on it the better the finish you can get. tr...
by ForemanBob
Tue Nov 24, 2009 9:16 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: Cellulose rattle can respray tips please
Replies: 17
Views: 6879

Re: Cellulose rattle can respray tips please

Personally you need to sand as much as you can to get the base smooth. Any remaining rust treat with "Cure Rust" or the like. Then give it a bit of Etch Primer (get it in Halfords) A few coats of filler primer on top of that will allow you to fill in the little imperfections. Then the secret to the ...
by ForemanBob
Mon Sep 21, 2009 5:17 pm
Forum: Standard Scoots & Restorations
Topic: advice on spraying cellulose please
Replies: 15
Views: 2582

Re: advice on spraying cellulose please

I found that once you had the spray gun setup the rest was pretty easy, providing as everyone else has pointed out that the preparation was right. I used an ALDI compressor & the gravity fed gun that came with it and was really happy this video gave me lots of advice on setting up the gun properly.....