1993 Sierra "Abigail"

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Looking good sir!
Thank you

Took her out for a spin today, the ride is firm but doesn't bottom out which is great. Cleared the speed bumps and inclines just fine.
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This is the paint job from hell, my first go the gun started spitting halfway through so I had to strip the passenger side and tailgate back down, bought more and am waiting for the rain to stop at night so I can finish. Spent more than I would like on paint so however it comes out this time it'll stay. But the flat black looks bad ass, hopefully have some pictures soon.
 

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This is the paint job from hell, my first go the gun started spitting halfway through so I had to strip the passenger side and tailgate back down, bought more and am waiting for the rain to stop at night so I can finish. Spent more than I would like on paint so however it comes out this time it'll stay. But the flat black looks bad ass, hopefully have some pictures soon.
Sounds like the air pressure was off, or the paint was drying too quick. What kind of reducer you using? If it's hot where you are like it is here, get some slow drying reducer. I always use an old style gun, and run it at 40psi. If you're using an HVLP gun, I have no idea.
@Hipster would be more helpful on the painting tips though.
 

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This is the paint job from hell, my first go the gun started spitting halfway through so I had to strip the passenger side and tailgate back down, bought more and am waiting for the rain to stop at night so I can finish. Spent more than I would like on paint so however it comes out this time it'll stay. But the flat black looks bad ass, hopefully have some pictures soon.
Spitting? Sure it's not moisture in the air supply lines? Condensate can collect in an air line that's laying on a cooler floor. The smaller the compressor the more it runs the bigger the moisture problem in the air is. Are you straining the paint either through strainers or 3M type disposable cups? Those little tiny disposable ball type air line filters aren't really all that effective but better than nothing. A wore out compressor that's passing oil into the air tank can also wreck your day when it comes to paint work. The gun balls will collect moisture until they're saturated and then spray water through the gun like a garden hose.

Paper strainers from an auto paint store are a little different than what you find at Lowes or horror freight.
When I painted at home with a small compressor I used one of these with a dedicated air line after the filter and use the filter and air line only for painting.

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Not the end all be all of filtration, commonly referred to as "toilet paper dryer",but a roll of 1000 Scott's fits right in as a filter. Cheap enough to put a new roll in frequently with the ball type at the gun for the last line of defense.
 
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I will also be needing a filter for when I paint Stitch. @Hipster if you have a link of any sort it did not work correctly.

Like he said it sounds like a moisture problem with-in the lines.
 

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I will also be needing a filter for when I paint Stitch. @Hipster if you have a link of any sort it did not work correctly.

Like he said it sounds like a moisture problem with-in the lines.

Try this one, This filter is made in a couple different versions depending on air line hook ups, Motorguard M-30 I think Is the one you can attach an air hose directly to.
 
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