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Jan
27

Selecting The Right Undercoating Before Painting

Check out the series of ASE tasks at http://CollisionBlast.com/ASEB2 What is Paint Before we discuss undercoat, let’s talk about paint. Paint consists of three things; pigments, which is the color, solvents to make the pigments a liquid form so it can be sprayed, and binders, which acts like a glue to hold it all together. There…
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Jan
06

Tube Tape – A New Method For Masking Cars

Tube tape is a new masking product for masking door, trunk, and hood jambs. It’s similar to foam tape, but it’s actual masking tape formed around foam. This tape does not stretch like foam tape, which is the problem with foam tape, which I’ll discuss in the video. I’ve also had a problem with the…
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Sep
27

Tips For Adjusting a Car Door

Aug
11

Suction Cup Dent Repair

In this video, I am going to see how well a cheap suction cup from Walmart will work to remove a dent.  No dent is the same and not every dent can be repaired using the same method.  However, this is a shallow dent and I think it will do a good job.  Watch the…
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Jul
08

Masking – ASE B2 -Mask and protect other areas that will not be refinished.

This is part 5 of the ASE Paint and Refinish B2 video series.  In this video I am going to discuss protecting adjacent panels from overspray. For the entire playlist Click Here

Jun
30

Masking and Painting Jambs – Part 2

This is part 2 of masking and painting jambs on the Mustang.  In this series of videos we are using Eastwood products and showing you the steps we took.  Enjoy the video.

Jun
24

4 Options For Bare Metal

Every paint system is going to have their own recommendations when it comes to providing corrosion protection to bare metal. However, there are 4 basic methods that may be used, which will be discussed in this video.

Jun
17

Masking Jambs – Paper vs. Plastic

When it comes to masking there are more than one way to do it.  On the Mustang project we used paper.  However, if used correctly plastic can work well too.  However, there are a few cautions to watch out for when using plastic against the paint edge, which we will talk about in this video.…
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Jun
02

Baby Shampoo Car Soap and Clay Bars

Jess and I worked on a couple videos for you this week.  In the first video, were asked if Johnson’s Baby Soap will for as a car wash.  So we did a little testing and compared it to two other soaps. In our other video, we talk about of the most common mistakes made when…
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Mar
03

Is Welding Cars Becoming A Thing of the Past?

  I attended a 3M class last night where 3M’s senior technical service engineer, Shawn Collins, was discussing many of the new adhesives 3M has available on the market.  One of the adhesives is 3M Impact resistant structural adhesive.  This adhesive is optimized for shear, peel, and impact performance.  Rather than welding many of the…
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Jan
20

Paint and Refinishing – B.6 Surface Preparation – Featheredging – Part 4

ASE Task – Featheredge areas to be refinished. HP-I What Is Featheredge Featheredging is the process of layering each layer of coating making a level surface from the substrate to the top surface. It is kind of like stars compared to a ramp going to a building. The stair are steep and with a noticeable…
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Sep
03

Stripping Paint

In this video I am going to discuss stripping paint.