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Old 11-10-2005, 05:27 PM
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Langka and Pits

Anybody have success fixing very small hood pits (not chips) using Langka? What is your technique?

I just bought the repair kit so I plan to try it for the first time this weekend.
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Old 11-11-2005, 08:49 AM
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Use it all the time. Fill the chip and make it a blob, waite 1 @1/2 hours, then rub. when you feel that the blob is gone stop. You won't even see the repair.

I have won National and Regional Shows and never had a dedution for paint.

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Old 11-11-2005, 09:22 AM
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John,

Could you give more detail on your Langka technique? Do you use a cloth to rub the paint and do you use the plastic card they provide? What type of cloth do you use?

I am still experimenting with this product, but obviously haven't had results as good as you have.

Thanks.
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Old 11-11-2005, 06:35 PM
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John, actually I am referring to a "pit" versus a chip. A pit is about a 1/4 of the depth of a chip, The pits on my car are about the circumference of paper clip wire - very small. I have read that it is tough to get the paint into the pit without using a finger. I'm just curious if people here have had good success with the result. Thanks.
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Old 11-12-2005, 04:09 AM
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Pits chips same thing. I use a cloth and because of an injury to my spinal cord I watch rather then feel. I have no sense of feeling in my hands.

Blob it on make it look ugly, that will fill the pit, then watch/feel for it to become level, then stop. I wipe the area of the chip with alcohol first to clean any dirt or wax from the area. Remember to wax afterward.

It might take a few times before you get it right, but when you do you'll be amazed.
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Old 11-14-2005, 10:13 AM
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Thanks. By the way, do you have any advice about applying the clear coat? It is so thick that I have trouble avoiding the blob and someone here mentioned thinning/reducing the viscosity of the clear coat but then went on to say that sanding would be needed which I don't want to experiment with since I'm a neophyte. Apparently, after thinning the clear coat can turn cloudy. What has been your experience with it? Langka recommends mixing the paint/clear coat in a 1:1 ratio which sounds good but how the heck does one mix the perfect ratio when dealing with such small amounts and a viscous clear coat?
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Old 11-15-2005, 04:37 AM
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My Car is white, no clear coat.

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