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Hot Rods Early 50s style paint help.

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Aaron D., Nov 19, 2020.

  1. 32 hudson
    Joined: Mar 5, 2005
    Posts: 740

    32 hudson

    Beautiful color and paint job.
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  2. JJGA
    Joined: Jan 30, 2021
    Posts: 7


    love to hear, i also did all my own body & painted mine in a glorified barn, with only natural light. I used a flat/satin and buffed it into a semi and absolutely loved it. I was was able to go back and fix a few bad body spots (I too hate body work) 3 months later and the blend was very smooth.

    Good luck man, can’t wait to see the new paint.
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  3. clem
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 3,211


    Nice video, and final colour looks great ! Thanks for coming back to post the end result.
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  4. anthony myrick
    Joined: Sep 4, 2009
    Posts: 7,122

    anthony myrick

    Ya did good
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  5. greaser
    Joined: Apr 30, 2006
    Posts: 859


    Great job Aaron. Painting video was also top notch. Thanks for sharing with us!
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  6. Tim
    Joined: Mar 2, 2001
    Posts: 12,108

    from KCMO

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  7. Hudson31
    Joined: Feb 22, 2013
    Posts: 33


    Nice paint job!

    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
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  8. Paint job looks great @Aaron D. You should get many years of enjoyment from your effort.
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  9. loudbang
    Joined: Jul 23, 2013
    Posts: 33,422


    Great looking SHINY paint good job. :)
  10. Flat Six Fix
    Joined: Feb 6, 2010
    Posts: 1,236

    Flat Six Fix

    Here 1950s/2000s poormans paint job.
    Home Hardware custom tinted Rust Coat Enamel( Canadians know this store) with a generic hardener. Its nothing more than am alkyd enamel with a urethane enhancement. Thinned with urethane grade reducer, shot on with conventional gravity feed gun 1.4 tip, 45 psi. Lloyd my body work is
    Not great but not bad could use a cut and polish. Its 7 years old already. 20201225_115603.jpg
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  11. indyjps
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 4,094


    Aaron D. Good looking paint job

    Just for reference, tcpglobal has a full lacquer line in their restoration shop brand. Ive never used their lacquer, have been happy with the enamel and urethane single stage.
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  12. Check out 1941 Chevrolet "Ruby Maroon". It's the color that says 50's most not the type of paint or texture.
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