Waving painted sign?

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Buckmaster1967
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Waving painted sign?

Post by Buckmaster1967 » Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:06 pm

Hello,
Been seeing an advertisement for an Eagle on Facebook. When he holds it up and move it. It seems to move. I thought it was made from aluminum, and they used a grinder to make waving marks. Than painted with a transparent type of paint. I tried, purchase some paint and it looks alright, but nothing like they have. Any know the (How To) for this type of painting?

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Re: Waving painted sign?

Post by djreiswig » Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:32 pm

I think it's metal dye.
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Re: Waving painted sign?

Post by abmetal » Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:36 am

I use a FLAT flap wheel to get the desired swirls and then use bumper paint with automotive clear coat or Bill Worden's dyes with clear powdercoat or automotive clear coat. It'll turn out the same as the eagle.

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Re: Waving painted sign?

Post by Buckmaster1967 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:27 pm

abmetal wrote:
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:36 am
I use a FLAT flap wheel to get the desired swirls and then use bumper paint with automotive clear coat or Bill Worden's dyes with clear powdercoat or automotive clear coat. It'll turn out the same as the eagle.

Allen
djreiswig wrote:
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:32 pm
I think it's metal dye.
Thanks guys. The clear coat makes sense. I did the flapper wheel. Need to work on my pattern I guess.

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Re: Waving painted sign?

Post by abmetal » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:26 pm

A FLAT flap wheel makes it simple.

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