View Full Version : Fixing rattle can paint job?

05-28-2014, 10:07 PM
I'm painting my gas tank. Rattlecan style, using Krylon X-metals. This is tough stuff to work with, just because it requires incredibly light coats per each spray. Today I finished prep+primer, then used a entire can. The top looks incredibly even, but the sides have 2-4 darker spots on each side that really stand out. I'm debating on how to fix it. Should I just spray another can, flash dry each coat and hope that the sides will even out? or is it better to just sand it, reprimer and give it another go?

05-29-2014, 8:02 AM
make sure it's fully cured,scuff it and lay down a couple more coats you don't have to put another whole can

05-31-2014, 10:15 AM
I had to do this twice. Just as metalheart said, I sanded it lightly and just re-shot the areas a couple more times. Then I shot the whole tank one last time to even all the paint.