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Offline RyanMan12

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Resin
« on: June 26, 2015, 01:08 PM »
Has anyone used a resin piece for a custom? If so how well did the paint process go? Would you use resin again?

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Re: Resin
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2015, 01:57 PM »
Resin has to be cleaned really well before painting, and should definitely be primed first with automotive primer.  Otherwise it's no different than plastic.

Really plastic should be washed and dried thoroughly too, but resins usually have mold release agents on them that definitely need cleaned off.  But anything to be painted should be prepped first with a good cleaning since it'll have oils/residues off your hands that inhibit paint adhesion.
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