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Re: Stone Chips and Touch up paint
Yes, the 'colour' is often referred to as basecoat, which is applied after the Kurust (which forms its own layer of primer). The lacquer (sometimes called clearcoat) is a clear varnish which not only helps protect the paint, but also give it a glossy shine.
If I can help further, please ask away.
The important aspects, which I cannot stress enough are; thin the paint & lacquer down beforehand & take your time applying the coats - it will make the difference between a job you can be proud of, or a job you will be ashamed of - the difference is that stark.
I do this type of repair professionally, so I take my time for 2 reasons;
- I can charge more
- The client has received a higher standard of finish, and will appreciate the extra care & attention devoted.
This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.
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