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Crown Victoria Project Update - Build a Panther, Part Three: The Paintjob

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Parts
DescriptionPNSourcePrice
3/4-inch masking tape, 3 rolls51512Eastwood8.97
1 1/2-inch masking tape51514Eastwood4.99
3M trim masking tape4362Meza23.99
Fine line tape50737Eastwood7.99
18-inch green masking paper, 2 rolls4367Top Guns50.58
14' x 350' plastic sheetingAsk for itMeza21.46
PRE Painting Prep21567 ZPEastwood22.99
Epoxy primer kit, 1 quart51126 ZPEastwood39.99
1 OT mixing cups, set of five51202Eastwood4.99
Dura-Block, 7-piece kit31160Eastwood59.99
Indasa 80-grit adhesive-backed sandpaper roll31375Eastwood21.99
Indasa 120-grit adhesive-backed sandpaper roll31375Eastwood15.99
Indasa 220-grit adhesive backed sandpaper roll19628Eastwood17.99
Indasa 400-grit adhesive-backed sandpaper roll31377Eastwood16.99
Rhynalox 6-inch adhesive-backed 80-grit DA paper, 100 disc roll19619Eastwood17.99
Rhynalox 6-inch adhesive-backed 120-grit DA paper, 100 disc roll19616Eastwood27.99
Valspar SunCryl acrylic enamel, 1 quartAsk for itTop Guns37.1
Mar-Hyde acrylid enamel activatorAsk for itTop Guns23.8
Universal reducerAsk for itTop Guns15.2
Hammer and dolly set31161Eastwood39.99
Slapper hammerHTS-0095TM Technologies45
SEM EZ Coat primer62213Top Guns9.75
Evercoat Metal Glaze 30-oz pump bottle31279ZEastwood34.99
Mixing boardDYN.366Meza3.33
Body filler spreader four-packGL1101Top Guns6.86
DeVilbiss Starting Line spray gun kit12506Eastwood139.99
PCL gun-cleaning solvent (Don't call me lacquer thinner!), 1 gallonAsk for itTop Guns15.08
Valspar DTM 200 tintable primer, 1 gallon plus reducer and activator8007Top Guns189
Nason Ful-Thanne single-stage urethane, 1 gallon plus reducer and activator (281.00 per gallon, needed 2 gallons to complete)Ask for itMeza562
3 meters WetOrDry sandpaper, 1500-grit32023Top Guns7.62
3 meters WetOrDry sandpaper, 2000-grit32044Top Guns7.62
3M Perfect-It compounding pad5723Top Guns26.89
3M Perfect-It polishing pad5725Top Guns26.29
3M rubbing compound, 1 quart5973Top Guns20.6
Motor Guard flexible sanding blockSB-1Top Guns3.99
Makita rotary buffer9227CSomewhere in Cleveland189.29
3M Hook-It Back-up pad5717Top Guns43.03
Meguiars Swirl Free polish82Top Guns17.99
Liquid Carnauba waxJW8Jax Wax7.95
Total:$1838.24
SOURCES
Meguiars
17991 Mitchell South
Irvine
CA  92614
800-347-5700
www.meguiars.com
Jax Wax
Columbus
OH
877-752-9929
www.jaxwax.com
Miller Electric
1635 W. Spencer Street
Appleton
WI  54912
920-734-9821
http://www.millerwelds.com
Meza Bodyshop Supplies
Gardena
CA
310-516-6761
The Eastwood Company
800-345-1178
http://www.eastwood.com
St. Thomas Assembly Plant
St. Thomas, Ontario
En.Wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Thomas
_AssemblyEn.Wikipedia.org/wiki/S
t._Thomas_Assembly
Top Guns Auto Paint and Supply
Gardena
CA
310-538-1636
www.topgunsautopaintandsupply.co
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TM Technologies
N. San Juan
CA
530-292-3506
www.tinmantech.com
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2 comments
The Don-#002
The Don-#002

first rule is never go over 30% thinners.solvent pop can be a pain but you done a great job. looks like a really fun project!

topgunsautopaint
topgunsautopaint

That was a hell of a great job you did and thatnks for using Top guns auto paint as your paint supplier and advisors Ty Jesse J MarchenaM

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