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The painting of lug cut outs

Old 10-14-20, 05:56 PM
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The painting of lug cut outs

Hello.

I apologize if this is the wrong place to post this query, though it seemed the most relevant from what one is afforded...

A lugged steel frame is being repainted and I am curious if there are any techniques or advice that might be offered when it comes to painting the lug cut outs in contrast to the frame's general paint. My plan is to just brush it in gently with a bottle of Testors once the initial spray has been completed—though before the clear coat—but am wondering if anyone has any tips or advice on the proper way to apply this detailing.

Thanks so much for any thoughts

As a reference or point of understanding (acknowledge the contrasting paint in the heart-shaped lug cutout):


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I don't paint, but Brian Chapman has posted videos of him using a Kemper Fluid Writer for this. Get the large https://www.amazon.com/Large-Fluid-W...e-b06387f8bcf1
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Originally Posted by unterhausen View Post
Kemper Fluid Writer
This is delightful... The precision shown here is exactly what am I hoping to obtain—something a tiny brush doesn't seem best designed for (especially because the lug cutouts of the rear brake bridge seem to be a right nightmare to fill properly with a brush).

I had never known of this device until now; thank you for the recommendation
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I bought the Fluid Writer early this year. It is fantastic for lug lining!!
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