CreekMonster

Painting Devcon

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Skeeter    121

Just touch sand it with 220 sand paper. Lacquer will stick to Devcon without sanding. There is no real problem there. But what the sanding will do is show you any dips, holes, or missed spots in the Devcon before painting. This is REAL important if you want a true smooth finish. When you are done lightly sanding, then wipe the lure down with a damp paper towel to get the dust off and then shoot.

Skeeter

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JBlaze    100

Hey CreekMonster, thanks for asking that question. I too foiled my first bait today. I was also wondering if I need to sand the devcon. I paint with Createx. Can't wait to shoot it when I get off work tomorrow. good luck with yours.

John

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jklett    0

Scotch brite pads also work great to scuff epoxies so the paint has something to bite into. They also don't leave the scratch marks you see when you shoot pearls like 220 grit paper does.

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Skeeter    121

You are not just ruffing the surface of the lure with the sand paper. You are leveling out the surface. If you use a good primer, the one shot will take care of any scratches. But the bottom line is this... you do not need to prep devcon before shooting it with lacquer.

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Skeeter    121

Jim,

I touch sand the primer. But after that I never sand again. Primer sands so easily and smooth that you don't have to mess with anything after that.

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