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Old 05-07-2017, 07:33 PM
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Default Case/IH paint hardener.

I've had several people comment on the shine of the 100 I just finished up and have had a few ask which paint I was using. The paint is Case/IH irongard but instead of using there hardener I use Shopline jh6002 high gloss enamel hardener and I mix it 6 parts paint to 1 part hardener with a half part of reducer. Mixing 6 to 1 means that more hardener is used so the paint dries much faster and the Shopline hardener produces a higher shine than the regular hardener. One of the complaints I often hear about the Case/IH paint is how slow it dries but mixing it 6 to 1 the paint was rock hard the next day and I was able to begin assembly. Hope this helps.
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Thanks for sharing Tim. It's little tricks like this that turn a good restoration into a great one.
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And just where might one find this stuff?
Never heard of it before, but then I am not a painter
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And just where might one find this stuff?
Never heard of it before, but then I am not a painter
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Shopline is a PPG brand so you should be able to find it anywhere PPG paint is sold.
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Thank you very much for the insight.
What size tip do you use?
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What size tip do you use?
1.3, the 1.4 tip puts the material on a bit heavy for my liking but i don't think a 1.3 is an option for the guys using the harbor freight gun.
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