Jun
25

Fisheye Paint Problems – Using Fisheye Eliminator

I received a message from my YouTube channel asking about fisheye eliminator.  Below is the question and a video response I created answering the question.  “Michael Rostant What’s the cons and pros of using fisheye eliminator? I sometimes get some fisheyes in my clear from time to time and have to use fisheye eliminator, and I…
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Jun
03

Tool Overview: Welded Stud Puller

Last week I posted a video using the welded stud puller.  A couple of you had questions so I created another video providing you with more information about the dent repair tool. To see the tool in action, you can check out last week’s video. Click Here to learn more about this tool.

May
23

Can Bondo Be Used To Fill Holes?

  Can Bondo be used to fill holes….yes!  Can a screwdriver be used for a chisel or pry bar …yes.  We all know that products are not always used the way they were designed for.  But is it always recommended…no! I received a question on my YouTube channel if Bondo can be used to fill…
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Mar
14

DeVilbiss Spray Guns – For DIY

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I’ve been asked about DeVilbiss spray guns.  I think they are great spray guns and I know that they have been around for a long time.  In fact, DeVilbiss and Binks are the first spray guns I was introduced to when I got started in the industry.  They have a new spray gun that I…
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May
10

National Automotive Student Skills Standard Assessment – ASE Collision Repair Test Prep

TIPS FOR TAKING THE AUTO COLLISION REPAIR ASE OR NA3SA END OF PROGRAM TESTS  –  Share This With Your Friends…Click The FB Button To The Right The National Automotive Student Skills Standard Assessment is a partnership with: Automotive Service Association (ASE), Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES), National Education Technicians Foundation (NATEF), AND Skills USA.  Below…
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May
05

How To Remove and Install a Body Side Molding

Have you ever had to remove a body side molding to perform a repair and reuse the molding? Without this molding prep system, this can be extremely time consuming. I remember when I used to rub sores on my thumbs and everything else trying to get the tape off and get it clean so I…
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Dec
15

Good Hiring Decisions

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Many business are starting to hire again, sense the economy is slowly making it’s way back up. Insight of this, it may be a good time to review your hiring practices and procedures to make sure you are getting good employees and that you are doing the best job you can to select the right…
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Sep
02

Top Shop Marketing Adds UpdatePromise.com

Top Shop Marketing, Inc. has announced members will utilize UpdatePromise.com. UpdatePromise.com (www.updatepromise.com) is a leading communication and information technology provider to insurers, collision repair facilities, and auto-service related operations throughout North America. UpdatePromise.com has developed a totally unique approach to product development and deployment strategies in an effort to ensure the greatest possible value for…
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Aug
09

Tools ‹ CB – Collision Repair Training & News — WordPress

Tools ‹ CB – Collision Repair Training & News — WordPress.

Jul
27

Why is your car a total loss?

What makes your car a total loss is defined by one thing, the estimate to repair your car exceeds the value of your cars actual cash value. Or at least that’s what they tell you. Once the estimate reaches a certain threshold usually determined by the Kelly Blue book, the car is presumed a total…
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Jul
10

Question About Priming and Block Sanding

Question: does this sound right to do? Please help……….. body filler  then epoxy primer ppg, and then sand 320 grit then clean and then another coat epoxy primer then water sand 320 grit then sealer. thanks.