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Ryan87

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Touching up Factory Paint
« on: May 19, 2007, 10:05:54 AM »
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Hi All,

I'm looking for suggestions for touching up factory paint when replacing grab irons & other details.

Matching the paint is no problem, but how do I do the touchups without ruining the surrounding paint?

Any tips?

Thanks,

Ryan Laroche
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Re: Touching up Factory Paint
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2007, 11:27:25 AM »
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Really fine brushes, and be REALLY careful?

That's the best I can say.



These were done that way. It's not perfect, but it looks fine.

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Re: Touching up Factory Paint
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2007, 09:56:50 PM »
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I second Ed's comments.  Get a 5/0 brush and some good lighting.  Magnification also helps.  Apply weathering after your touch-ups, and you're good to go.

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Re: Touching up Factory Paint
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2007, 11:35:12 AM »
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Thanks for the help guys,

I guess I'll just have to bet on dull coat hides all :)

Thanks again,

Ryan Laroche

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