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#1 lrhredjb OFFLINE  

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 07:44 PM

I've heard a lot of jokes about paint jobs put on with a roller but I gotta say I would let this guy do my GT any day.

How to paint your car with Rustoleum. The right way. - YouTube

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 07:49 PM

Don't get Shawn started on roller painting a truck, he's about to do that to his. lol

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 07:56 PM

That actually looked like it worked great! :

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 09:43 PM

A great paint job with a roller. Whoda thunk it?

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 09:49 PM

That actually looked like it worked great! :


Yeah it does look great when he's done, and it only took him 4 days! I love a pretty paint job as much as the next guy, but that seems like a lot of extra work to me.

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Posted September 30, 2011 - 10:52 PM

He started with a 'flat' panel. Try adding some rust, pits, dents or damaged sheet metal, then try it, the real work is in getting the panel flat...We've spent probably 40 hours in getting the panels flat for this trailer...
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This video is cool and the guy by taking his time presents what painters know, getting the prep work right in the beginning is the biggest part of any paint job...

(this was NOT painted with a Roller...this was painted with a Chip Foose SATA gun)

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Posted October 01, 2011 - 02:46 AM

Most of you won't believe this but I swear it's totally the truth !

A friend's little brother when we were in high school rolled Rustoleum bright red on his 1968 Olds Delmont 88 one day while the rest of us were gone doing something, and when we got home there was a nice shiny new red paint job on his car ?

We asked him how he could afford it with only paper route money he proudly showed us the two 1 gallon cans and the rollers and we were floored ?

The only thing we could figure out was that day it was very hot (about 95 degrees) and the sun and low humidity must have helped the paint melt and flow till it was pretty darn smooth and very shiny ?

I'm not sure if it was dumb luck or he didn't tell us the whole story but one of gang tried it and the results were poor at best, but like I said it looked great for using a rollers and 2 gallons of Rustoleum.

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Posted October 01, 2011 - 03:11 AM

Yes it does look nice and like the fellow said, its not a pro job but a dress up for a junker car.
I have done a few small jobs like that but i like to wet down the ground to stop dust in the paint.
now I also prefer to use a spray gun even if its a paint in the great outdoors.

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Posted October 01, 2011 - 04:43 AM

That doesn't look all that bad done with a roller.I would never do that though.

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Posted October 01, 2011 - 05:23 AM

Thats actually pretty impressive. There are a number of tips in the video that would be useful whenever you are rolling paint onto something. The hair dryer to remove bubbles is something I wish I had known about, although I worry about dirt being blown into the paint.

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Posted October 01, 2011 - 10:47 PM

He does color sand it so that accounts for a LOT and what really makes paint shine...he does a lot of things 'right' in the photo, but He gets near any of my stuff with that roller and he'll be sorry...LOL ( damn good job on that fender though)




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