Glitter in paint/clearcoat

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  1. ocdbeetle

    ocdbeetle

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    Disclaimer: Forgive me for asking this question....If not for my wife I would never consider the following........

    Front end of the wives Miata is wrecked....bought a donor car to replace the damaged pieces.....

    Painting it back red.........with glitter in the clearcoat.....

    Whats the best way or product to do the glitter????

    Should it be a metalflake paint with just clear or a red base with glitter in the clear????

    Thanks...:eek:
     
  2. fieldsken1

    fieldsken1

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    if its pearl you just buy a bottle and put it in the paint no big deal
     
  3. Dieseler

    Dieseler

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    metal flake paint.
    Can be difficult to lay it consistantly the flake tends to sag or not be apparent if not suspended properly and sprayed properly
     
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    Degnol

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    I always spray any metallic paint very dry, I get a more even distribution that way.
     
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    ocdbeetle

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    I looked through some HOK paint....they have some nice flake colors.....maybe I'll try my hand at that.....
     
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