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    I've painted and lacquered a replacement plastic door mirror housing on my wife's Signum (2 coats of plastic-suitable primer, 6 thin coats of paint, 3 coats of lacquer) - does anyone have any suggestions of how long to wait before T-Cutting the lacquer? Ta.

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    I'd wait at least a week,just for the laquer to harden......

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    hi
    as glenboy said
    but dont use t-cut. use a proper cutting compound like g10

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    Ta.

    Is T-Cut too harsh or not effective enough?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas1 View Post
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    Is T-Cut too harsh or not effective enough?
    the crystals in t-cut dont brake down so it will put fine swirls onto the paint.
    g10 crystals brake down so the more you work it the finer it gets untill it goes.

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