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Cob Webbing,how Do I Do It?

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by scottsdale816, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. FunnyCar65
    Joined: Mar 11, 2007
    Posts: 2,069

    FunnyCar65
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    from Colorado

    Anyone have a good source for lacquer?My paint jobber says they can only get black?
     
  2. TRUCKENSTEIN
    Joined: Dec 5, 2007
    Posts: 38

    TRUCKENSTEIN
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    I amy have mis-understood the question or maybe I am just abit slow but I have heard of cob-webbing being done by laying out cheesecloth and painting over it in a differnt color.
     
  3. KING CHASSIS
    Joined: Aug 28, 2005
    Posts: 1,864

    KING CHASSIS
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    Read the post that has scans of old magazine. It explains how to. I would just like to see more photos of it on cars. DOES ANY ONE HAVE GOOD PHOTOS OF "THE HAWIIAN" dragster that has cobb web paint? Come on KIWIKEV and Royal Shifter I know you guys do. KING
     
  4. frozen_bohemian
    Joined: Mar 24, 2007
    Posts: 46

    frozen_bohemian
    Member
    from Minnesota

    Vintage painting takes vintage equipment.
    I use my 1942 Binks Model 17 Spray gun
    [​IMG]

    a real POS but it never has failed me.
    I use a 66SD x 66 Nozzle with a 15 Needle ( .017" dia)
    the rule is bigger is better with nozzles and needles.

    ALSA makes a new basecaot cobweb product.
    http://www.alsacorp.com/products/cobweb/cobweb.htm


    I still use acrylic lacquer with Polyurethane clearcoat over the top.
     
  5. seventeenseconds
    Joined: Mar 21, 2007
    Posts: 241

    seventeenseconds
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    I had an old painter tell me that the first cob-webbed car that Watson did was a mistake-- according to him Watson woke up half-cocked and stumbled out to spray the roof of a car, forgot to reduce the lacquer, and accidentally cob-webbed it. Probably a myth, but that's how you do it. Watson was the man.

    That cheap paint that they sell at Kragen is Laquer-based, right? Anyone tried it?
    [​IMG]
     

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