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Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR #787054 10/14/19 2:33 pm
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Ready to have pinstripe done on freshly painted tank and need to know correct width.


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #787057 10/14/19 3:39 pm
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1/8"


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #787058 10/14/19 3:40 pm
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least where its possible to be measured, the accuracy of the hand done pin striping wasn't all that perfect....


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Allan Gill] #787059 10/14/19 3:46 pm
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Thanks Allan. Least now my pinstriper has an idea. Can't wait till it's done.


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #787082 10/15/19 12:00 am
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When it's done, please post a picture so we can all enjoy seeing it.

Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #787150 10/15/19 8:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Beach
Thanks Allan. Least now my pinstriper has an idea. Can't wait till it's done.


No worries, you see thicker and it never looks right. I have various widths of tape, the 3mm (1/8) I only use for masking off for the white line or for having more flexibility with shapes. The thicker stuff is what I mask up to or onto.


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Allan Gill] #787161 10/15/19 10:05 pm
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Is there a certain white that would be close to correct or just any bright white?


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #790167 11/15/19 8:41 pm
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[Linked Image]Paint is done. Waiting on decal and pinstripesp[Linked Image][Linked Image]

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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #790180 11/15/19 11:47 pm
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Plain white pin striping paint will be fine. You’ll want to thin it down though, I often use it neat but it does tend to fish eye. Alternately I’ve used spray kitchen appliance white, both have a soft sheen. The spray will have a thinner in the paint already, spray enough into the lid and it should be thin enough to paint on that way. That’s how I did my current tank.


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #793304 12/18/19 5:39 pm
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[Linked Image]Got decal and clearcoat done. Going to do pinstripe tomorrow


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #793365 12/19/19 8:54 am
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Looks amazing!


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Re: Pinstripe width 1965 A65 LR [Re: Beach] #795036 01/07/20 12:07 am
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Pinstripes done. Now have to decide black or red badges. Happy with the result.

Last edited by Beach; 01/07/20 12:10 am.

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