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Author Topic: Filler primer or primer filler  (Read 632 times)
the coppersmith
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« on: March 15, 2017, 02:47:10 PM »

As the title says, bare steel, primer or filler first ?
Jr. Member

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« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2017, 03:55:47 PM »

when I learned to spray paint for offshore use we always primed first before anything else....

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« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2017, 05:49:20 PM »

Ah but did you use body filler? I wouldn't put filler on paint, of any sort, but that's just the view of a self taught bodger...
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« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2017, 07:34:21 PM »

Primer first then filler but these days doesn't make much difference ? Wink

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Manky Monkey
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« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2017, 08:52:36 PM »

I've done a bit of both on my truck, with the appropriate amount of surface keying first, but it's quite a fine body filler.

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phunkie hiboy
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« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2017, 08:52:49 PM »

Epoxy primer to seal the metal. Ordinary primers 1k or 2k let water in. You can fill over epoxy, sand it back a bit then fill.

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