Clear coat tape line problem

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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2022 7:45 pm
I got a problem with A clear coat tape line, I’ve been sanding it down with 1000 grit but it doesn’t want to go away I feel like I’m going to just burn through now if I keep sanding.

What do I do in this situation?
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 25, 2022 11:46 pm
You should clear the entire panel and not try to blend it in.
I would tape off the rest of the car, leaving just that panel exposed. Dull the surface with 800 grit or a grey scotchbrite pad. Clean it and spray the entire panel. Problem solved.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2022 6:52 am
That's not a tape line.

As above, grey scotch the entire section (not P800 in case you burn through), followed by a light coat of your base coat colour - just enough to cover that edge, and then reclear the whole section.
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2022 7:47 pm
I guess I have no choice but to re clear the panel, I just thought there would be a easier way to fix this.

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 26, 2022 7:50 pm
After a closer look at your picture, I would follow NFT5's advice and blend in your base coat as well.

If you just shoot clear, that is going to still show.
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