cutting back paintwork with T-cut

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I was just reading another thread on here and it mentioned cutting back fresh paint (once its dried properly, obviously) Is this so that it matches in with the paintwork on the rest of the car.
Excuse me if i am being a little thick here, just wasn't sure, and thought I'd ask anyway. It's just that I've got a door off being painted at the moment and since its gonna be fresh paint its gonna be a slightly different shade than the rest of the car. I presume the fresh stuff will be cut back slightly, so it blends in?
 
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infact cutting back the new paintwork will make it deeper and shine more than the rest of the paintwork.

normally on new paintwork i use G3 as told by my sprayer which he uses. . . it flats the laquer down to a glass finish then finish with G10 and then a hand glaze.

T-cut on new paintwork will dull the colour, and the new paint should be left for a good couple of months before a mop touches it so it hardens fully


i have just bought my G10,G3 and handglaze and cutting, polishing my new paintwork the weekend. ive left my new paintjob 8 months and am now going to give it a good going over and may have to wet sand some of the orange peel bits.

check my diary over the weekend to see the results :)
 
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Will do fella, though was tempted to go to the west mids meet this sunday, gotta print out the details and route plan it
 

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It might be worth going over the rest of the car when the new door goes on. The body shop should bake the paint up, flat and polish it, so it shouldn't been mopping for quiet a while.

I used a med compound foam head with fine cut & then sealed it with Turtle Wax, Nano Tech Wax. looks very deep & is still beading (however needs another wax)

Wouldn't wax the new painted door for a few weeks to let the paint fully breath (to let the water/solvents evaporate and for the paint to FULLY cure) then give it a good seeing to.
 

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