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SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Randy Weakley (47.150.16.---)
Date: April 21, 2017 12:16AM

So I bought two cans of SprayMax for some rods. I have three at home that need clear. I also intend to make another for my widea, and paint the top half of a two pc. blank to replace one I crushed by mistake.

The three at home are two 6 1/2' fresh and a 7' heavy salt rod. Should I go ahead and clear these three or just wait until I have the other rod and tip section and do all 4 1/2 blanks at once?

Not sure how far the can will stretch. I have two cans of SprayMax, but if one will do, I'd rather not waste another $20 unnecessarily.

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Jay Lancaster (---.triad.rr.com)
Date: April 21, 2017 07:38AM

I'd wait. Their web site says that once activated, the pot life is 48 hours @ 68 degrees. I'm not sure how far one can will go, but no need to break out the second can if you don't have to.

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: April 21, 2017 07:48AM

One can will paint a lot of blanks, but as Jay mentioned, once activated you have a maximum amount of time at which the stuff will set up in the can.

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Randy Weakley (---.mycingular.net)
Date: April 21, 2017 10:14AM

That's what I was thinking. Thanks! I'll save the other one for later.

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: bill boettcher (---.dyn.optonline.net)
Date: April 21, 2017 11:39AM

Wait You should be able to all of them Do your prep work Set up a place to hang ( unless a better way ? )

Bill - willierods.com

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Randy Weakley (---.mycingular.net)
Date: April 21, 2017 01:11PM

I have a bicycle stand that clamps around the top tubes of a bike. I used it for painting the rods. Just taped up the handle and grip area and clamped it loosely so I could roatate it. For two piece rods I just use a tomato cage upside down.

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: bill boettcher (---.dyn.optonline.net)
Date: April 21, 2017 04:55PM

I tape a thin metal bent as a hook to hang onto the butt of the rod Take the rod out side hold with one hand as I spray with the other

Bill - willierods.com

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Re: SprayMax coverage
Posted by: Randy Weakley (47.150.16.---)
Date: April 23, 2017 12:45PM

Trying to picture in my mind what you are describing with no luck. Plus with 7 foot rods, could get a little tricky. The bike stand holds it horizontally. The only difficulty is I have to take a couple steps as I paint down the blank. This makes it a bit more difficult to get an even flow.

On a separate note, I purchased my other two blanks today, so hopefully I can get them before next weekend and get them painted. Then I'll have them ready for all 5ish blanks to get clear coat the following weekend.

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