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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:49 am    Post subject: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

Whatís the best out there in terms of adhesion, sandability, strength, etc.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 7:53 am    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

I like the line of Rage products personally. Rage Gold specifically but I am sure there might be better versions.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 10:55 am    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

I use Rage gold at work, never had a problem. Started using Upol Fantastic at home, also no problems. Rage is wicked money compared to Upol.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 11:42 am    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

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I use Rage gold at work, never had a problem. Started using Upol Fantastic at home, also no problems. Rage is wicked money compared to Upol.


I see that my local OíReillys has Upol Fantastic for about $13 for a quart can. Some reviews Iíve read say this stuff spreads like butter and cuts easy with 120grit vs other products on the market.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 24, 2020 2:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

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67ctbug wrote:
I use Rage gold at work, never had a problem. Started using Upol Fantastic at home, also no problems. Rage is wicked money compared to Upol.


I see that my local OíReillys has Upol Fantastic for about $13 for a quart can. Some reviews Iíve read say this stuff spreads like butter and cuts easy with 120grit vs other products on the market.


After an hr of grinding and a few minutes with the flapper wheel me thinks she is ready for a thin coat of filler.

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Bodywork and smoothing panels is not my forte, but Iím hoping a thin coat of filler and careful hand sanding will have this bumper primer ready after the 1st attempt.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 8:03 pm    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

I've been taught that Duraglass is impervious to moisture so on a welded seam I've used that first in case there are any pinholes. It is difficult to sand though. I like Rage to skim with because it is creamy smooth going on and very easy to sand.
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:10 am    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

Looking for a good epoxy highfill primer from a spray can that doesnít cost over $25/can. A place to buy it over the counter would be nice also....waiting for Amazon even though they are fast is slowing my project down!

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:42 am    Post subject: Re: Whatís your Go to Body Filler(bondo) Reply with quote

DerrickfromNC1 wrote:
Looking for a good epoxy highfill primer from a spray can that doesnít cost over $25/can. A place to buy it over the counter would be nice also....waiting for Amazon even though they are fast is slowing my project down!

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Epoxy high build sucks. It gums up paper. Better to use polyester primer as your sandable and then shoot epoxy sealer over it before topcoat.
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