Painting a PS4 Controller can add a unique twist to your console and bring some personality into your game. There are a few steps to follow to make sure you end up with a long-lasting finish. Being a thermosetting plastic, it is critical that you follow the cleaning and priming steps in order for the […]
The DV1 Paint Guns are the newest series of paint guns from Devilbiss that are designed to fit into the market place above the previous generation of spray guns in the Tekna series. Devilbiss has continued its recent trend of branding each of these guns as Base or Clear gun, to give the user a […]
Among the many challenges a refinish technician is faced within the course of a day, keeping a paint job clean is one that can sometimes be much more difficult than it sounds. While a contemporary paint booth and modern equipment can certainly be beneficial, it is by no means a guarantee of clean work. […]
A behind the scenes look at how to create a simple custom paint job on this power-wheels Cadillac. We’ve prepared the plastic thoroughly for painting and applied a white with a red splatter into it. Then topped it off with a unique pearl for an eye-popping finish out in the sun. This paint job took […]
Removing a minor scratch from your car can be accomplished in area’s where the scratch hasn’t penetrated the clearcoat all the way. We will sand the scratch down and polish it with 3M polishing products.
This is how to paint your car yourself. This is BASF paint being blended across a hood and fender. The clear being sprayed second is referred to as a “wetbed”, it allows the blend coat to land on a wet surface making for a better blend.
This is the painting of a 1968 Camaro going Synergy Green. This car was stripped and restored, including panel replacements, some metal patches and dent repairs. An Update video:
The Products used in this Video are3M Rubbing / Cutting Compound (step 1 on white pad)3M Swirl Mark Remover (step 2 on black pad)3M Ultrafina (step 3 on blue pad)This a how to on polishing a black car can be applied to any color. This is a thorough polishing job that is most noticeable on a […]
An aerosol demonstration on panel painting.
Tinting metallic paint follows the same general principles as tinting a solid color, however there are 2 dimensions you have to worry about versus 1 with solids colors. You have the color face and pitch. The face of the color is what you see looking straight at the vehicle, the pitch is what you observe […]