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cancunia
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Tank Lacquer Restore?

#1 PostAuthor: cancunia » Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:14 am

The lacquer on my A4 tank has a few blisters and some has flaked off, plus a scratch. The paint & pinstripes look ok. There's no bare metal or primer showing through so I wondered if it's possible to repair the lacquer coat, either by adding polish or some new lacquer?

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hartyb
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Re: Tank Lacquer Restore?

#2 PostAuthor: hartyb » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:59 am

yes
My advise is take to a painter who will flat it back to the base coat and re do all the lacquer coats

this is wise as there will be a reason the lacquer is lifting, so if only spots are done the rest will go the same way in time
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Re: Tank Lacquer Restore?

#3 PostAuthor: Z1parR » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:41 pm

Absolutely , as hartyb says , give it to a professional painter .
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