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  1. Just ordered this from Amazon. It says will...

    Just ordered this from Amazon.
    It says will render the wearer totally invisible to all people named Jeff.
    I should be safe now.
    ...
  2. 102545

    102545
  3. You and me both!!

    You and me both!!
  4. Paint Purchased!! Going to spray the underside...

    Paint Purchased!!
    Going to spray the underside of the hood, scoop and trunk this weekend.
    Then.. next weekend... the rest.
    The light at the end of the tunnel is in sight! I just hope it's not an...
  5. The Spray Booth is about 1/2 done. It's up, the...

    The Spray Booth is about 1/2 done. It's up, the seams are all sealed with duct tape, and a bunch of led strips for added lighting. The leds, along with the main shop lights.. and ... the ambient...
  6. I'll have the Rum waiting for you!!

    I'll have the Rum waiting for you!!
  7. Thanks. That'll be much easier I think. Last...

    Thanks.
    That'll be much easier I think.
    Last time we chatted, you had said I'll need to "scuff" off the over-spray with a gray scotch brite pad.
    That still the case? Or.. does the master have...
  8. I was planning to use your flip-flop setup, until...

    I was planning to use your flip-flop setup, until I realized my diy booth wasnt going to be big enough, that and the 2-step takedown by daBat... So.. underside first, then the rest.
  9. Sealer to Paint question. Do I try to get sealer...

    Sealer to Paint question.
    Do I try to get sealer on the whole car before doing the color and clear under the hood and trunk? Or, do I seal,color,clear those first. Then , seal,color,clear the rest...
  10. I'm suddenly reminded of that scene from Pirates...

    I'm suddenly reminded of that scene from Pirates of the Caribbean, when Jonny Depp and Kiera Knightly are left on the deserted island. She burns the Rum to signal for help. He spots the rescue ship...
  11. Unsurprisingly, daBat was right! Skipping 400...

    Unsurprisingly, daBat was right! Skipping 400 straight to 600 was a good idea. I had no trouble using the 600 to remove all the 320 scratches. Doing this stage of wet sanding with the 400 would...
  12. Seriously Texas! Low 30s and rain this weekend? ...

    Seriously Texas! Low 30s and rain this weekend? That BabyBottom is going to be frozen smooth!
  13. Ok.. tried something. That one block I have that...

    Ok.. tried something. That one block I have that Bat says he hates.

    (https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003WUYG1O)

    I agree.. I don't love it either. So.. I cut off the blue soft side from the...
  14. lol... Thanks ron.. now a Billy Squire song is...

    lol... Thanks ron.. now a Billy Squire song is stuck in my head!!
    At least you didn't post this one. (gotta be the worst video of all time)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR0j7sModCI
  15. Dude.. seriously.. you're going above and beyond...

    Dude.. seriously.. you're going above and beyond here.
    Do you think this SwissCheese pad you're referring to is better enough than these SoftSanders?
    ...
  16. I was watching that video, and biting my lip ......

    I was watching that video, and biting my lip ... 400 grit... 400 GRIT!!! Lol.

    Hey.. I have one of these. Is this the block you are talking about?

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003WUYG1O

    It...
  17. That did help... thanks. Looks like I pretty...

    That did help... thanks. Looks like I pretty much had the right idea too. so... :) Scratch-Removal 101.
  18. is that "Short Linear Strokes" a rule for the...

    is that "Short Linear Strokes" a rule for the entire car? Or just the "in the valleys" clean up passes?
    I know this 600 grit stage, is a "finishing" stage of sorts. Smoothing out the 320 scratches,...
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    Now.. they gotta plumb them to a small smoke...

    Now.. they gotta plumb them to a small smoke machine, wired to a button that also triggers a speaker with the sound of a big-block cobra doing a burnout.
  20. Nice.. thanks Bat. I have a 25 pack of 600 grit...

    Nice.. thanks Bat.
    I have a 25 pack of 600 grit wet sand paper that is already cut to 5-1/2" x 9" sheets. Those are what you call 1/2 sheets right? Which means I should consume about 12 or so of...
  21. So I should go straight to 600 wet after the 320...

    So I should go straight to 600 wet after the 320 I just finished?
  22. Finished block sanding 320 today. You guys...

    Finished block sanding 320 today. You guys weren't wrong about that fine talc powder dust getting everywhere. Brutal!
    funny how some guide coat and a sanding block can so easily show orange peal...
  23. I can't take a bow, I'm hanging from the ceiling...

    I can't take a bow, I'm hanging from the ceiling by my toes!!
  24. Is there a magic trick I can use to minimize that...

    Is there a magic trick I can use to minimize that turbulence?
  25. Yesterday, finished 220 standing on the feather...

    Yesterday, finished 220 standing on the feather fill (cuz I read the P-Sheets ;) )
    Today got 3 coats of PPG FinishLine JP202 2K primer mixed 4:1:1.
    That stuff is way nicer to spray compared to...
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