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Old 03-29-2013, 01:58 AM   #11
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instead of getting one of those generic drop in beaver tails so I called armscor and purchased one from a Rock Island tactical 1911
Probably a better way to go.
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Probably a better way to go.
We will find out when it gets here! Can't wait for it to warm up do I can start laying color
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:25 AM   #13
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3-4 light coats are better than 1 heavy.

If you miss a spot, let the paint set up and catch it on the next coat.
If you have a run, don't try to fix it while still wet.

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3-4 light coats are better than 1 heavy.

If you miss a spot, let the paint set up and catch it on the next coat.
If you have a run, don't try to fix it while still wet.
If I do get a run should I wet sand it like normal paint?
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If I do get a run should I wet sand it like normal paint?
Yes, after it has dried or cured. Trying to fix it when wet will create more problems.
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Yes, after it has dried or cured. Trying to fix it when wet will create more problems.
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Lets mention the several light coats vs one heavy again
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Ain't Midway great?
Midway and Brownells are the only two places I buy stuff, unless it is something special only sold certain places
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Midway and Brownells are the only two places I buy stuff, unless it is something special only sold certain places
Must admit i hate them "peanuts" Midway packs with tho
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