Prepping for color

IMG_4528 IMG_4531 IMG_4532 IMG_4533 IMG_4534 IMG_4535 IMG_4536 IMG_4526 IMG_4527Today we spent the afternoon prepping these parts for color. The owner has picked her color and we plan on shooting a few of them tomorrow. Since we have about 6 pieces ready we will have to paint them in batches because there just isnt enough room to hang them all up at one time. If you remember we have prepped these by applying a coat of epoxy primer to the bare metal. Once that was dry we sprayed a couple of coats of urethane primer. Since these panels were new, there wasn’t much work to be done to them. We sanded all the flat areas first, then used a dual action sander to go over the big areas. All the little nooks and crannies were sanded by hand. This all ensures proper adhesion of the top coats. Stay tuned tomorrow to see what color these will be. Its a big day!

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Posted on September 16, 2014, in 1952 Ford Truck and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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