Clearing outside of basecoat window?

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 11:16 am
So yesterday I was spraying out a panel and threw down some base and then intercoat clear. Over the intercoat i stamped some basecoat silver for some texture. I had every intention to grow into clear but had a little kiddo emergency and couldn't clear it.

I have heard the general advice if you've gone outside of the clearcoat window is to respray a coat of basecoat or to scuff the surface. Obviously i can't respray the basecoat cause the purple would cover my silver stamping.

If I sprayed this afternoon without scuffing how screwed would I be? I'm afraid if i scuffed I would hurt the silver. Should I spray a coat of intercoat this afternoon and then clear over that?

I know i screwed up just not sure what i can do.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:54 pm
I believe you will be fine. Guys doing graphics and customs often wait much longer than overnight to cover base.
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