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Touch up paint rejuvenation - possible?

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by IdahoDoug, Oct 10, 2003.

  1. IdahoDoug

    IdahoDoug

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    My touch up paint is 10 years old and it's amazing that I can still use it. However, as I was finishing I could tell it was thickening and wondered if anyone has a suggestion for a solvent to add to it. It's not like normal paint in some respects (fast drying, etc) so consider this in responding. I'm thinking of something I could put a drop in and it would remain in solution rather than being solid next time I use it. Anyone?

    And yes, I know that maintaining your touch up paint is over the top, but...:D

    IdahoDoug
     
  2. moralien

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    May wanna try a dollop of thinner. Or you could stop being a cheap bastid and just go get some more.
    :slap: :D
     
  3. IdahoDoug

    IdahoDoug

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    Based on it lasting 10 years, I'd guess it's not just ordinary thinner. Dunno. What's in there anyhow - laquer? Doesn't smell like normal paint. In fact, think I'll go out in the garage and have a few more wiffs. Yeah....that's it...... :eek:
     
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    Let's see.........

    $5.29 / 10 = 52.9 cents per year...............


    That is way past cheap...... :rolleyes:
     
  5. IdahoDoug

    IdahoDoug

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    On a per chip basis, the news is even better. I'd estimate I've hit 100 chips over the years for a per chip cost of 5.29ยข. Not bad, eh? :D And good morning to y'all..

    IdahoDoug