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HOT ROD FLATZ warning

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by DetroitBilt50, May 22, 2006.

  1. DetroitBilt50
    Joined: Oct 17, 2005
    Posts: 271

    DetroitBilt50
    Member
    from detroit

    well, now that its said and done, i realize its mostly my fault, but i had a amateur painter screw up flattened black pretty bad. it was that hot rod flatz offered by a online paint shop. i had a so-called painter spray it on for me yesterday { in a booth/w a stata gun}and he sprayed it on way too dry. it looks like painted black 60 grit, here and there.what i realized after was he sprayed it on like a base coat. i even have zebra stripes on the hood! i guess my warning is that hot rod flatz is sure not a base, without clear, like i should have realized. it needs to be flooded on like enamel that it is.
     
  2. Chris Casny
    Joined: Mar 13, 2006
    Posts: 4,725

    Chris Casny
    Member
    from Austin TX

    I've used tons of this stuff and it worked for me. The only thing I don't like, is that it could be little flatter straight out of the can but I just added extra flattener, to make it work.
     
  3. AHotRod
    Joined: Jul 27, 2001
    Posts: 10,367

    AHotRod
    Member

    How much do you thin it ?
     
  4. RoadDevil13
    Joined: Aug 11, 2004
    Posts: 1,802

    RoadDevil13
    Member

    Its a pretty basic mix to make that stuff work...

    Maybe he mixed it wrong.
     
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  5. 50flathead
    Joined: Mar 8, 2005
    Posts: 1,101

    50flathead
    Member
    from Iowa, USA

    Sounds like the wrong speed of reducer. Reducer speed too fast/air temp too high= drying in mid air and a gritty surface.
     

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