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    Quote Originally Posted by langy View Post
    You definitly don't want to use Synthetic.
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    ok i wont lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevie.t View Post
    yes you can but you were on about synthetic, why has it got to be read oxide primer? were have you tried?


    Because im a vdubber at heart still and i aint to bothered about a top coat driving about was gonna red oxide it lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by kapri View Post
    Ford Terracota , Mk 4 Cortina colour with matting agent, see my avatar.
    that cellulose?

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    Yup, delicately applied with a sponge radiator roller ,need to keep it wet and keep moving as it's celly .

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    I wouldn't ever use it personally, It never goes rock hard and isn't polishable plus you can't overcoat it without problems, 2 pack is so much better and easy to work with.


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    Isnt 2 pack nasty for the lungs? Im spraying it on you see. Ive done half me van with a zinc primer already just rubbing down and trying to weld the other bits. Pretty ****ed off though i was supposed to be going to a show. But because money is tight (was made redundant a few months ago)i said id stay at home and try and have a good go on my van. Then last night the wire feed on my mig just stops working grrrrrrrrrrr gutted . Looks like its my dads old arc welder so could scrap the van instead

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    Quote Originally Posted by langy View Post
    I wouldn't ever use it personally, It never goes rock hard and isn't polishable plus you can't overcoat it without problems, 2 pack is so much better and easy to work with.
    Steve i was "underlining" your comments ,not "questioning"them,Bry
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    Sorry Bry was just trying to explain why.
    I've had people tell me that synthetic is as good as 2 pack, if it was why does everybody use 2 pack ???

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    Steve i was "underlining" your comments ,not "questioning"them,Bry

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    Yea im told that synthetic nowadays is virtually a budget 2k,ie can be flat n polished, but has poor hold out qualities,i think what were trying to do justifies the few more quid investment long term
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