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Offline Mike Goetzke

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Spraying Tinted Clear
« on: August 31, 2019, 02:38 PM »
Added Mixol to clear top coat. Overlapping passes by as close to 50% as I can get I'm getting noticeable striping. Put second coat on now checker board. I'm using Target Emtech 9300. Should I spray diagonals or perhaps many more coats except lighter (I'm currently laying down 2-3mil).

Any help appreciated.


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Offline Oldwood

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  • Alberta, Canada
Re: Spraying Tinted Clear
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2019, 03:12 PM »
I was told to lighten the dye load and shoot more coats to avoid this problem. If it is not too many pieces I would sand it back almost to bare wood then use a lighter dye load to try to get the color where you want it.

Also check your air cap to make sure you are getting a even fan pattern. I spray a horizontal pattern on a scrap without moving the gun until it starts to run. This will show an uneven fan by one side having more runs.

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