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GstRdr1
06-04-2003, 04:47 PM
I have an amp rack that I built and would like to smooth out the lines by using some bondo. Is this possible without having to glass it? Will the bondo adhere to the wood so I can sand and cover or paint? Thanks

ramos
06-04-2003, 05:06 PM
Originally posted by GstRdr1
I have an amp rack that I built and would like to smooth out the lines by using some bondo. Is this possible without having to glass it? Will the bondo adhere to the wood so I can sand and cover or paint? Thanks


It will adhere to the wood just fine. But if you need any strength out of it I would suggest bondo hair/ kitty hair/ mar glass. There all the same thing body filler with chopped mat added in for strength. But if you don't need any strength just cosmetics. Bondo will work just fine :)

Steven Kephart
06-05-2003, 02:17 AM
I totally agree. Also don't forget Duraglass as a fiberglass reinforced body filler.

If you decide just to use body filler, then get some Rage Gold body filler. It is easier to sand than most other body fillers out there. I've heard a lot of bad things about Bondo brand, but haven't used it personally.

ramos
06-05-2003, 06:31 AM
He!! there are so many names of the stuff :D Yeah I don't particularly care for bondo brand filler myself. I use dynatron gold. It's really easy to sand also. :)

mgaidica
06-05-2003, 02:49 PM
bondo has made me mad... i put it on and cant get it smooth.. very hard to sand.

ramos
06-05-2003, 03:33 PM
Originally posted by mgaidica
bondo has made me mad... i put it on and cant get it smooth.. very hard to sand.

Here's a time saving tip for any kind of body filler. Get a cheese grater type body file. They are pretty cheap at auto parts stores. THen when the filler starts to set up it will become rubbery at first. This is when you want to take your cheese grater and knock down all of the ridges. Saves alot of time and sandpaper. :)