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  1. KalamMekhar's Avatar
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    Jul 18, 2009, 8:33 PM - Painting fiberglass? #1

    What type of paint should I use so it will adhere best to fiberglass cloth/resin?

    Thanks,
    John
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    Jul 18, 2009, 9:56 PM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #2

    You don't have to paint the fiberglass cloth if its on the inside of the helmet!!

    hhhmmm...wondering if you are placing the cloth on the outside of the helmet or the inisde??
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    Jul 18, 2009, 10:52 PM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #3

    its on the inside. I would rather have the inside of my helmet black then pee yellow.
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    Jul 18, 2009, 11:13 PM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #4

    i think as long as you sand it down any paint would be ok...spray paint should be fine...
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    Jul 19, 2009, 1:49 AM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #5

    Sand it down smooth, then prime it, and it should be fine.
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    Jul 19, 2009, 2:28 AM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #6

    For the inside of a helemt I knock of the sharp points and just shoot it flat black in one coat and call it done.
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    Jul 20, 2009, 12:50 AM - Re: Painting fiberglass? #7

    I shot it with 2 coats of some high gloss black enamel. It gave it this awesome look. I am really pleased

    Pics will be up in my WIP thread tomorrow

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