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Performance & Hotrod Business February '14

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n n n n PINSTRIPING CORNER HOTROD 7 Since this is going to be more of a brushed chrome look, I begin by airbrushing a light coat of 1-Shot black, thinned to 60 percent reducer; 40 percent paint, on the lower parts of the body lines. 1 I'm getting closer with the black. 10 9 A shot showing how far I paint from the actual body line. Also, you can see that I'm wearing gloves. Very important. Now I add some white with a small amount of process blue. I will go over some of this with silver to minimize the effect. I'm using my Iwata Eclipse airbrush at 35 psi. 12 11 A close-up of the molding. You can see the very light black on the bottom and the start of the lighter off-white on top. 66 8 n Performance & Hotrod Business PHBFEB_52-77.indd 66 n The finished Satin Faux Chrome. I allow the paint about a half hour to tack up and then remove all of the masking materials. Now it's time to take care of any smudges, etc. (I use either denatured alcohol or enamel reducers.) February 2014 1/3/14 12:27 PM 1 1

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