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May 8, 2012
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Southern Calif
brings on the urge to paint. I have rockets in the primer stage just hanging out....

I kind of changed up my painting techniques and what works best for may is doing the paint and clear coat all within 20-30 minutes of each other and skip the wet sanding process, now this doesn't work on multiple color rockets only if you decide on doing a blend of assorted colors.

I laid down 3-5 coats of paint, starting with a very light tack coat and progressively working up to the final medium to wet coat. I usually wait 10 - 12 minutes in between coats. On the last top coat I wait about 30 minutes and then I start spraying the clear coat with the same procedure I use as the top coats. Light tack coat to medium wet coat as the last coat.

Try it works great!