I'm new to this forum, but I wanted to get some ideas about painting my crankbaits. I've poured my first crankbait using rigid casting foam. I'm satisfied with the result for my first try, but am having problems when trying to paint it. There are some open pores from the foam, and I need to know the process to fill these open pores. I've tried spray painting and sanding again and again, but it seems like I'm using a lot of paint to get the desired result. Should I dip paint the crank and then sand it down?Then spray paint it the colors I want. Is there some sort of filler I could use? I have heard of using a Devcon clearcoat epoxy to fill, followed by sanding and painting, and then clearcoat again. Does this work? What type of clearcoat works best a lacquer or the Devcon product? What is the Devcon product called?
Thanks for any help or information in advance,