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Offline 06Daytona

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sandable rattle can
« on: July 01, 2010 - 09:56:04 am »
Does anybody know of a good sandable paint or primer that comes in a rattle can? My hood has some ripples in the metal from people attacking it with high speed sanders and I'm trying to smooth them out without using too much bondo. I had black satin tremclad to give it color, but I decided to keep using the old hood instead of getting a repro. I've used a few 'sandable' primer/fillers in the past that were anything but sandable. I found the tremclad plugs sandpaper in a matter of seconds unless I wet sand it which is fine except that I can't see the ripples once the water is on it.
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Offline Cuda Cody

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Re: sandable rattle can
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2010 - 01:14:02 pm »
Not cheap, but you can get real good quality 2 part epoxy in a rattle can.  Right before you use it there is a bottom to release the harden in the can and you have a set limit of time to use it all.  Check with your local automotive paint supply store.  Epoxy is not very easy to sand, but they might have high build primers too.
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Offline torredcuda

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Re: sandable rattle can
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2010 - 06:39:44 pm »
SEM makes good stuff and they make a rattle can primer though I`m not sure how well it sands?
http://semproducts.com/Catalog.asp?prod=148
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Offline 06Daytona

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Re: sandable rattle can
« Reply #3 on: July 01, 2010 - 09:01:40 pm »
I found some stuff at the local autopaint store called Transtar 2 in 1 primer. This stuff seemed to work great. It was sandable in about half an hour, didn't clog up sandpaper at all, and did a great job of filling in a few imperfections too. One can did an even coat of the whole hood with a little left in the can at the end. It was about 12 bucks a can here.
1972 Cuda 340 4 barrel 4 speed that looks like a 71
2006 Dodge Charger R/T Daytona
2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Diesel 4X4
2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Convertible (Kidmobile)
1972 Dodge Charger 318 auto
1970 Challenger 440/727 auto
1973 Plymouth Duster 340/auto (Making it Panther Pink for the wife)
2006 Honda Civic Hybrid (It doesn't save gas, it just diverts it to the Cuda/Challenger)
In desperate need of more property for my growing Mopar family