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Old 09-09-2010, 11:29 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a stock yellow canopy for my 700 and I want to paint it.
What type of sand paper will i need to use to sand it? What type of prep do i need to put on the canopy before actually painting it?
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Wet sand it with 320 wet/dry sand paper, primer it, then have at it.
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To wet sand you just run water over it while sanding right?
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Yes, but I just dip the sand paper in water. Just make sure you keep it wet.

Take progress pics! Good Luck.
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Oh my god, what is a Stock canopy painted with????

I have sanded it, and sanded it and even taken a drill mounted wire brush to it and I can't get it off. (Alighn canopy btw)
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Don't try to remove the paint.

You sand it to rough up the surface to reciever the primer coat. For the primer you can use rattle can enamel.

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