Block-sanded and ready to go, the car was rolled back into the spray booth and masked up again for its color coat. We chose Competition Orange, a '70 Mercury color, hoping it would really jump off our cover. We mixed the color using the tints at the school. The paint is mixed by weight-the formula listed by grams. Block-sanded and ready to go, the car was rolled back into the spray booth and masked up a In the booth, second year student Omar Benitez mixed the paint and laid down a solid coat of orange. After the color cures we are going to mask off some shelby stripes and paint them in Wimbledon White, following that up with three layers of Dupont 2400s Clearcoat. In the booth, second year student Omar Benitez mixed the paint and laid down a solid coat PAINT AND SUPPLIES PRICE LIST DESCRIPTION PN SOURCE PRICE 21-in. flexible sander 31144 Eastwood $71.99 15-in. flexible sander 31143 Eastwood 62.99 6-in. flexible palm sander 31171 Eastwood 13.49 Durablock 6-piece sanding block kit 31160 Eastwood 53.99 Rhynolox 6-in. sanding discs 100-pack 80-grit 31357 Eastwood 25.99 Rhynolox 6-in. sanding discs 100-pack 120-grit 19616 Eastwood 23.39 Indasa 23/4-in. 80-grit paper 27.3-yd. roll 31375 Eastwood 17.99 Indasa 23/4-in. 120-grit paper 27.3-yd. roll 31374 Eastwood 17.99 Rust Encapsulator 1 qt. 16065 Eastwood 29.69 Evercoat Rage Xtreme body filler 1 gal. 31332ZP Eastwood 40.99 Evercoat metal glaze 30-oz. bottle 31279Z Eastwood 31.99 Masking paper 18-in.-wide 475-ft. roll 11275 Eastwood 29.99 Masking tape 1 1/2 in. 4 rolls HY-815112 Top Guns 3.58/roll Masking tape 3/4 in. 4 rolls AME-PG27-3/4 Top Guns 2.41/roll V2970S DTM epoxy primer N/A Meza 39.16 2804S urethane sealer 2 qt. N/A Meza 35.00/qt. APS-22712 primer surfacer 1 gal. N/A Alsa 93.50 Basemaker 1 gal. N/A Meza 48.88 2400S Clear 1 gal. N/A Meza 128.27 About Trade TechLos Angeles Trade Technical College first opened in 1925 and is the oldest public, two-year college in the Los Angeles Community College District. Located on a 25-acre campus two miles south of downtown Los Angeles, it offers instruction in almost 90 occupational programs including welding, automotive technology, automotive collision repair and refinishing, motorcycle repair, and industrial welding. Check them out on the Web at lattc.edu. SOURCES DuPont Performance Coatings The Alsa Corp Vernon CA Goodmark Industries, Inc. The Eastwood Company 263 Shoemaker Rd. Pottstown PA 19464 800-345-1178 www.eastwoodcompany.com Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles CA Top Guns Auto Paint and supply Inc. Gardena CA Meza Autobody supplies Los Angeles CA Year One PO Box 129 Tucker GA 30085 800-932-7663 770-496-1949 www.nextgenparts.com/mustang « | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | View Full Article By John McGann Enjoyed this Post? Subscribe to our RSS Feed, or use your favorite social media to recommend us to friends and colleagues!