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#1 projectjordan


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Posted 10 October 2019 - 08:20 PM



I'm about to paint a Pick up (non-mini) in solvent basecoat in Mazda 28W (Radiant Ebony).




The body has been fully primed in a High build primer, but it was a white/light grey primer as the original plan was to paint it white.


1. Would any of our resident painters recommend applying a black surfacer/wet on wet primer before applying the Basecoat?


2. Could I use Upol high build black primer as a wet on wet surfacer? It seems to say its suitable as a surfacer on the upol.com site, but not on the uk version edit: tho I now notice that they have different product numbers.





Edited by projectjordan, 10 October 2019 - 08:29 PM.

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Posted 11 October 2019 - 03:07 PM

Normally i wouldnt bother colour building it, but i use waterbase paints which have great hiding power, most of the time..........lol


I tend to forget the poor opacity that solvent basecoat has, i would maybe just buy some straight black base coat and give it a coat of that


You have to be really on point spraying a sealer primer it has to end up ultra smooth to allow the base to sit nicely


Where as a prior coat of black basecoat would perhaps be easier to apply, really depends on you experience at the end of the day.

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