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Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

Old 05-31-2003, 02:53 AM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

Just finished building my Kanai 2 and I put the first couple of coats on the rear section, I want to paint the rest of the car but it's taking forever to dry.

How long should I wait and can I use like a hair dryer to make it dry quicker?

Hopefully someday I'll get some patience
Old 05-31-2003, 03:47 AM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

The hair dryer trick works for me. I haven't had any problems with the paint chipping or flaking. Now if I could just find a way to keep from destroying my bodies, I'd be in business.
Old 05-31-2003, 06:39 AM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

i use a hair dryer to help the drying process and have no problems. just make sure to keep the dryer moving and not get to close or your melt the body. painting more thin coats will dry faster than a few heavy coats also. hope this helps.
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Old 06-02-2003, 02:50 PM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

Best thing I could recommend is to develop patience and let it dry naturally. Rushing a paintjob usually ends in a disaster.
Old 07-11-2003, 08:31 AM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

I always just prop mine up in front of a fan
Old 07-11-2003, 05:00 PM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

put it directly in the sunlight if ya can,nothing beats that light.Different paints dry quicker too but you're past that.as impatient as you are its probably done already but next time go to the auto parts store and get some Plasti-Kote Vinyl Color....15 minutes its dry and cant be scraped off with a fingernail.I ripped half the front end off the body I painted with it and the torn edges weren't even chipped.
Old 07-19-2003, 03:14 PM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

If you spray thin coats they should dry quite quickly anyway.

If you just spay a thin bit then wait a minute or two then do another you will get a better result and wont be waiting for the paint to dry.

Hot weather also helps a great deal, in the winter in the UK I have to use a hairdryer or the paint would never dry :P
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Paint 3 or 4 at a time! You wont have time to rush.....
Old 07-19-2003, 04:01 PM
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Default Fastest way to dry paint when you have no patience?

Most I ever did in a day was 6,

I wont do that again, total nightmare trying to work out what colour to do next. Not to mention almost poisoning myself even though I wore a mask.

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