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Old 09-29-2012, 10:09 PM   #31
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Good question. paint doesn't stick to unsanded surfaces. Not to well at least. But It might be alright for a tank.
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Old 09-29-2012, 10:37 PM   #32
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Oh, I didn't mean for it to stick, I knew I need to sand it a little. I meant would the inside scratches show?
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Old 09-29-2012, 11:38 PM   #33
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I use toothpaste to polish out any marks/haziness in the windshield on my motorcycle, works like a charm.

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Old 09-30-2012, 01:31 PM   #34
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What king of toothpaste?
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Old 09-30-2012, 02:25 PM   #35
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Whatever is cheapest at Wal-Mart, nothing special. Most all tooth paste has a very mild abrasive just perfect for polishing clear acrylic.

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Old 10-01-2012, 01:18 PM   #36
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Well I got the kit and it has done much better! I have almost finished front inside and out and just thought about, if I am going to paint the back would I still need to sand and buff it? Also, I just want some opinions. It is a stretched octagon shape so it has a long area that will definitely need to be painted but there are the angle side backs, what would you do if it was yours paint the whole back or just the very back and leave angled corner backs clear? Thanks.

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Old 10-01-2012, 01:42 PM   #37
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I'd buff everything then sand what is getting painted. The paint is going to be on the outside, right? If so the scratches on the inside might show.
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and paint the back and angled back ends. that's what i would do.
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Old 10-01-2012, 04:45 PM   #39
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Yes, I was going to paint the outside. That's what I was thinking too. So I'll finish sanding all of inside and lightly sand outside back. Then paint the whole back. Anyone have tips for painting acrylic? What kind of paint and rollers? Also I am planning to paint filter equipment black any suggestions on types of spray paint to use?
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Krylon fusion spray can should work. Alot of people have used it before.
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