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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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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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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Good Hiring Decisions


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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Top Shop Marketing Adds

Top Shop Marketing, Inc. has announced members will utilize ( is a leading communication and information technology provider to insurers, collision repair facilities, and auto-service related operations throughout North America. 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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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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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.