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Posted 08 October 2011 - 08:58 PM
what kind of brush do you guys recomend using to apply d2t. The ones i have been using leave bristles on the crankbait and is really hard to get a good finish.
Posted 09 October 2011 - 01:07 AM
My favorites are the cheap Cornel Chinese bristle brushes with the green or purple translucent plastic handles with silver flake. I use the 1/4" flat square ones for topcoating. They came in a set of 4-5 different sizes that cost less than $10 at a craft store. If you clean them thoroughly with lacquer thinner, they last almost indefinitely. I tried cheap natural bristle brushes but they tend to shed hairs into the topcoat. Even with good cleaning, brushes eventually accumulate some epoxy at the base of the bristles, but mine have lasted 5 years so far and I expect to use them for another year or two.
Posted 09 October 2011 - 10:26 PM
I use the black 3/8" black epoxy brushes. They run between .16 and .20 each depending how many you buy.I use them once and toss them. They work great with D2T and BSI. You can get them at any hobby shop or e-bay.
Posted 16 October 2011 - 04:55 PM
Im looking for a good gun to spray autoclear. I found one on harbor freight that had a 1.5mm tip. Is that the right size of tip to spray auto clear, the gun was a hvlp for 15 bucks. and how many coats does it take with the auto clear on a plastic blank? thanks