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There's a lot of discussion regarding trunk spatter paint. Because it contains both water & oil based components (hence the spatter effect) it can 'run' if you don't clearcoat it. 

Anyone got a story on how they did theirs? It's a great look when done properly but I'm going to look for alternatives.

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I was told that the water based splatter paint was the cause of the trunk floors rotting out🙄

 Not sure if thats True but it came from my mate who sold me the spare 64 chassis and i have a whole 64 Catalina trunk floor in mint condition sitting in the spare car .

 he claimed these rust free floors are hard to find🙄

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3 hours ago, Frosty said:

 

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Fitzy you can always try the hammer-to-the-spray-can technique. Of course, the real trick is getting the spatter just right. You might need more than one can! :rofl:

Yeah Fitzy!!! get a kid to paint it !!!Hahaha:rofl:

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I'm not exactly sure what the "spatter paint" look is. Surely it cant be what I'm picturing lol. Could one of yall post a pic so I can better understand? 

Thanks.

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Hmmmm, thanks Kiwi. After Fitzy telling us what his buddy said about running paint thru a paint gun with no thinner I was curious to see what it "should" look like.

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I hear ya Fitzy. I've painted 6 or 7 cars for sure and least a dozen motorcycles for people not counting my own over the years. I love metal flake and candies. The bigger the flake the more excited I get lol.  My mail box was even blue flake until a distracted mailman ran it over. Its now blue with white roses (shot over lace) for my wife. So I'm always interested to hear and see other ways of doing things. I heard about really interesting "new" technique a few months back, you can laugh (i did) but its totally true! Has anybody heard of DNA painting or DNA marking a paint?

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DNA..... hand painting with a Qtip swabbed off your cheek?  Think they call that a Covid test bro.....

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:rofl: I seriously just laughed out loud bro! But no, and it is a real thing apparently! I 1st heard of it at a friends body shop a few months ago. They were having a conversation about putting a guys DNA into his paint! I laughed and called BS! So I was told that you can do it with any color and not affect the shade of the color because your putting such a small amount in. You can use ANY type of liquid that contains DNA. For example, a basic Chrysler white, you can put a drop or a couple of drops of blood or sweat (were sticking with those lol) into a gallon of paint. Its such a small amount that it will not tint then paint. Buts it IS enough to confuse a paint sniffer if anybody ever tries to repaint it. I was told the it gives a "truly one of a kind paint job"! The 2nd time I heard about it, I had a guy come by one day. He said that my buddy didn't have time to paint his car and sent him over. My buddy had painted his bike a few months ago and told me he would NEVER do anymore work for this guy. He has a really nice 55' and wants it shot in single stage black with a DNA code. WTF!? He was dead serious and willing to pay extra for it. I did not take the 55' job. I just had to much going on at the time and after my buddy telling me the ghost flame story on this guys bike I wasn't willing to take a chance on this guy being a total flake. lol

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2 hours ago, Wrongway said:

:rofl: I seriously just laughed out loud bro! But no, and it is a real thing apparently! I 1st heard of it at a friends body shop a few months ago. They were having a conversation about putting a guys DNA into his paint! I laughed and called BS! So I was told that you can do it with any color and not affect the shade of the color because your putting such a small amount in. You can use ANY type of liquid that contains DNA. For example, a basic Chrysler white, you can put a drop or a couple of drops of blood or sweat (were sticking with those lol) into a gallon of paint. Its such a small amount that it will not tint then paint. Buts it IS enough to confuse a paint sniffer if anybody ever tries to repaint it. I was told the it gives a "truly one of a kind paint job"! The 2nd time I heard about it, I had a guy come by one day. He said that my buddy didn't have time to paint his car and sent him over. My buddy had painted his bike a few months ago and told me he would NEVER do anymore work for this guy. He has a really nice 55' and wants it shot in single stage black with a DNA code. WTF!? He was dead serious and willing to pay extra for it. I did not take the 55' job. I just had to much going on at the time and after my buddy telling me the ghost flame story on this guys bike I wasn't willing to take a chance on this guy being a total flake. lol

You are a wise man.

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