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    my eyelids have finally arrived along with my spray cans off primer, colour code paint and a can of laquer.
    but having never sprayed anything would like advice on prep and paining or should i just pay and let someone else sort them

    also should i tiger seal them on or use number plate stickers ???

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    I just keyed the surface with a scotchbright pad "heavy duty panscrubber material"coat of plastic primer,keyed that with a pad,couple of coats of primer,couple of coats of colour then a couple of coats of lacquer,still lying in the shed as I can't decide if I like them or not

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    Make sure where ever you spray them is warm and clean

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    Quote Originally Posted by ocean2211 View Post
    my eyelids have finally arrived along with my spray cans off primer, colour code paint and a can of laquer.
    but having never sprayed anything would like advice on prep and paining or should i just pay and let someone else sort them

    also should i tiger seal them on or use number plate stickers ???
    Sounds like a lot of effort to me, the missus just slaps some Rimmel eyeshadow on and that's it.

    I keyed mine with a fine grade wet & dry, sprayed a couple of coats of primer then a couple of coats of paint, followed by a few coats of lacquer with a bit of light sanding between each process.

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    Clear silcone sealent from halfords worked well with mine. Costs around a fiver.

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    Alot of work for eyebrows i know. Did mine over 3/4 days. 3 layers paint and around 3 laquer. Left them in me mams green between laquer stages. Came out nice too.

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