Sep
11

How To Set The Fan Pattern on a Spray Gun

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The fan pattern adjustment sets the width on the spray pattern.  By turing the fan adjustment to the right (clockwise) the fan with be small.  By turing the fan adjustment to the left (counter clockwise) the fan will be wider. Depending on what is being sprayed will determine the width of pattern needed.  For example,…
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Aug
08

Spray Gun Tips – Adjustments and Techniques – 6 Videos

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I am in the process of creating a video series for spray guns.  If you are looking for a few tips for adjusting your spray gun and spraying techniques, I have several videos below that will help you. Choosing The Right Spray Gun For The Job This video covers a few of the basics for…
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Aug
04

How To Duplicate Factory Sprayed Seam Sealer Texture So The Repairs Will Not Be Noticeable

Making an invisible car repair is more than doing a great job. Here is a tip for applying seam sealers. ABRN How2 – Apply Seam Sealer You know, one of the hardest things I’ve had when doing bodywork is reproducing factory looks. We know invisible repairs are the objective; performing the repairs so that no…
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Jul
27

What Is A Tri Coat and What Is The Difference Between Candy Paint and Tinted Clear

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I have had several questions on my YouTube channel about candy paint, tinted clears, pearls and tri coats.  So here is a quick video explaining and demonstrating this. Here is a little information not in the video. Opaque – Not transparent or translucent; impenetrable to light; not allowing light to pass through.  The base coat is opaque, which hides everything underneath.  Therefore, base coat should be…
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Jul
17

Matte Black – How To Prep and Spray Matte Black Paint Video Series

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Dent Repair - Spray Guns – Matte Black - Estimating - Smoke Taillights - AirBrush Matte and flat colors have became quite popular.  I was surprised to see how many cars used these colors at SEMA 2011.  These colors can be sprayed on or the car can be wrapped with vinyl.  This video tutorial is going to demonstrate how to prep, mix, and spray a…
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Jul
13

Building Up Your Car’s Value The Right Way

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Between all the car repairs, oil changes and little accessories adorned inside and out, there comes a time when any driver will eventually part ways with their vehicle for a newer, shinier toy.  I did it to my old Honda Accord for a newer, bigger and slicker Camry.  Part of it was because I had…
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Mar
17

5 Methods For Repairing Hail Damage…Are You Prepared For Hail Season?

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In this tutorial you will learn how to repair minor hail damage. The method taught in this lesson is how to repair hail damage when not using pdr or grinding paint to bare metal.

Jan
23

Color Theory – Tips For Evaluating Colors on Cars

We are discussing color theory in class today. I found this video that does a good job of explaining the color theory process. The video hits on the things we need to know when tinting automotive paint. By understanding the color wheel, you will be able to mix and match automotive paint much easier.

Jan
18

How To Replace Auto Windshield Wipers

Learning to do some of your own car maintenance will save you money and help your car last longer.  In this tutorial, you will learn how to replace windshield wipers.  This only take a few minutes and you can buy new wipers at Walmart or any parts store.  Follow the simple steps below to do…
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Jan
12

Steps To Take If Involved In A Car Accident

Although police officers, body shops and insurance companies are accustom to car accidents, the average driver is not. If you had an auto accident, would you know what to do? If not, watch this video for a few steps you can take to be prepared.

Jan
09

Implementing Six Sigma Methodologies Can Help Small Auto Manufacturers Grow Large

By Grant Webb With the wild ride of the financial markets in recent years, the automotive industry has taken its share of blows, yet despite the chaos of turbulent times, many companies are persevering, growing, and reaching into new markets. In the automotive industry the pressure to get a concept into production and out to…
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Jan
03

Dent Repair: Using Compressed Air and Hair Dryer – Does That Really Work? Consumer Tips

You see a lot of things online, but do they really work? In this video, I am going to test the compressed air and hair dryer trick to see if this works for me or not. In upcoming videos I will be testing other auto related products to see if they really work as described or not.