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Nathylad

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Hello everyone!

I had a spare wing mirror that I tried my hand at spraying yesterday. I rubbed it down, gave it three coats of primer with rubbing down, three coats of nighthawk black and three coats of lacquer.





As you can see, there's a clear difference between what was there before and what I've done. What I'd like to know is what I've done wrong and what can I do differently next time to have the whole mirror with a great finish.
 

Jamie s

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Try to flatten with some 3000/4000 grade sand paper and buff with a da or rotary with some cutting polish.
 

Jamie s

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Leave it outside in the sun today and it should speed the process up a bit
 

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I think you making coats bit too thin. And as jamie said polishing going to add shine to this paint.
 
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