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    I've got a set of mud flaps and i want to sand down the ruff texture on the surface before i paint them i was wondering what is the best sand paper to use as i was thinking on wet and dry?? Would that be right!!

    Also am i best to use primer first or just paint straight on then laquer??

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    Rub down with wet & dry using finer a grade as you go on then a couple of coats of primer, rub down again with very fine wet & dry. Then paint with several thin coats, then laquer.

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    Excellent cheers for that mate one last thing do i wet the sandpaper or use it dry?

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    It more effective wet m8

    Don't use sandpaper wet though m8 You'll end up with a soggy mess

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    Cheers mate Ok i'll just wet the wet and dry paper then!

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    Don't forget to use plastic primer first or the paint will eventually peel off.

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    Cheers for that and i've used plastic primer so i'm safe!!

    I've rubbed them all down and primered them all and i'll be painting them tonight so i'll post piccys up when there done!!

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