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    What grit?

    I started my first fiberglass enclosure yesterday. Already have parts that sag because I didnt get the mat tight enough. But Once I'm doe laying the several layers, what grit of sandpaper do I use to get it ready for paint? And what are the right ways to paint it? Like sand, primer, paint, clear, etc... Thanks.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
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    Re: What grit?

    80 grit on glass, bondo, 80 grit, primer, 200 grit, 400 grit, paint, 1000 grit wetsand, 1500 grit wetsand, clear (if using) 2000 grit wetsand


    most of the times you need multiple coats of primer, paint, and clearcoat




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    Re: What grit?

    thanks man



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: What grit?

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    I started my first fiberglass enclosure yesterday. Already have parts that sag because I didnt get the mat tight enough. But Once I'm doe laying the several layers, what grit of sandpaper do I use to get it ready for paint? And what are the right ways to paint it? Like sand, primer, paint, clear, etc... Thanks.

    40 to shape
    80 to smooth
    prime it.
    220 wet
    prime it
    400 wet




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    Re: What grit?

    alright cool...I will hopefully have all the layers on today and sand tomorrow....along with bondo



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: What grit?

    Quote Originally Posted by saywhat?
    40 to shape
    80 to smooth
    prime it.
    220 wet
    prime it
    400 wet
    thats some bad shape if you need 40grit to shape it LOL. 80grit on a sander has always been good for my glassing.




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    Re: What grit?

    Quote Originally Posted by ruckus
    thats some bad shape if you need 40grit to shape it LOL. 80grit on a sander has always been good for my glassing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ruckus
    thats some bad shape if you need 40grit to shape it LOL. 80grit on a sander has always been good for my glassing.
    if you don't have a sander and are doing it by hand...40 isn't a bad idea. it'll speed up the process quite a bit.



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    Re: What grit?

    hand sanding isnt worth it. $20 orbital sander will make up for itself in the hours you would save in sanding.




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    Re: What grit?

    well I spent all my money on jigsaw, FG mat, FG Resin, and lil other things so gonna have to hand sand this time...



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: What grit?

    40 grit is NOT a bad idea on a power sander my friend. yes 80 will knock down what 40 will..............and lose a lot of roughness in the process. im sure noone here can spread bondo perfectly. this is what 40 grit is for, you know where u spread to swipes beside each other, and have the ridge between the two, not to mention it makes your 80 last longer and work more efficient.




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