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  • Rjwz28
    How do I remove 2000 scratches from car stainless trim?
    by Rjwz28
    This is my procedure. I first tapped out any dents from the backside with a hammer and anvil. Then I filed the them down to the same height as the surface. Then I started sanding with 100, 180, 360, 600 and then wet sanded with 1000, 1500, 2000. I am using a desktop grinder with spindles on both sides....
    03-04-2021, 03:28 PM
  • Gerardo Sanchez
    Zn-Ni Plating
    by Gerardo Sanchez

    I got a Zn-Ni plating bath and when I am setting up the bath (1.5 Gal of DI Water, 1 bag of Zn-Ni Crystals, 1/2 teaspoon of Zinc Brightener) I mixed very well. If I finish the agitation some white powder is precipitating and the solution turn green. At the same time in the instructions...
    03-02-2021, 10:59 AM
  • jbird988
    Trouble with transparent color
    by jbird988
    Today I tried to do my first transparent color and it did not turn out so well. My problem was once the top coat started to flow out I noticed that in some spots i could still see the base coat. Took out the items from the oven before they were fully cured and put them back on the rack. Once the items...
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