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I was sitting back wondering, for those of you that have done wholecars, roughly how long have they taken to finish? And how many people you had painting, and were they bucket or spray paint? Thanks.....

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hrrmm.. i've done a mix of spray and bucket.

 

personally i think it's silly to use just spray on a wholecar for many reasons. a $2 bucket of oops paint is gonna go miles farther than a heap of rustos. that and the fact that you can cover much more area much faster....

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took me allnite. i'm sure you could do one much faster. i think i started at 11 and didn't stop until 6 but it was a spray piece with a rolled background with designs and the whole boloney...

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i dont think i could work on one piece for 7 hours..id be ready to kill myself and probably would smoke 2 packs of cigarettes....which would be no good.

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mr. einstein> where are you planning to do this? you know what i mean. get at me. well talk. i have some info you might like.

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There is no limit. If you hav a sweet spot to camp out .. A spot where you know the schedule of fr8's to move in and out .Go ahead and rock the whole car with spray , but if time is limited and you fiend to rock the whole car .. have ya roller ready .But usually smashin whole cars burns out the whole lay up . You fuk around and get bagged on the next session .

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word to 'oops'paint...go to home depot, pick up a gallon of miss-tints for a mere $2 and you can probably cover the car top to bottom...my first wholecar took 7 hours with a lunch break... i thought my arms were gonna fall off. oh and be prepared to fall off the ladder a few times.

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Just did one last night as a matter of fact! A $3.00 bucket of hot ass orange almost neon but more pastel like with a American Accents "Heritage Red" outline, with an extension stick to roll it on for the wholecar, while using your ladder take rusto fat caps to cut the outline out (my preference) , put the drop shadow on , and while your at it take $0.88 walmart black and buff the background around your outline, then take a bright ass spray for halo around your drop, and use the roller to clean up your fills. Then design and cut and fade and all that other stuff until your hearts content. I'm sure this isn't everyones favorite technique but it sure as hell is mine. Oh and another thing.... someone said bring a friend and that is a damn good idea! Both do whole cars...... and help each other out one at a time. Bring plenty of roller covers so that two guys can use the same color at the same time.

I have used this technique a couple of times and would recommend it to anyone wanting to do whole cars and big shit......Even end to ends if you've got a good spot......Use spray for boxcars and roll for hoppers and cabooses.......

 

That's all folks!!!

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must be nice to pull off wholecars and being able to sit in a layup/yard for 3 hours or more! i did an e2e in 45 minutes once..i was proud of that one although it looked like cacca. sorry i shouldnt have posted i've never done a wholecar. maybe next year.

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Originally posted by Southern kid

must be nice to pull off wholecars and being able to sit in a layup/yard for 3 hours or more! i did an e2e in 45 minutes once..i was proud of that one although it looked like cacca. sorry i shouldnt have posted i've never done a wholecar. maybe next year.

 

Unfortunately, I only have one spot like that where they leave cars on a side track!! Every time that happens though I am practically living in the layup! It is nice when it happens.....

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Wholecar by my crib says Juke da cops. no tags, names nothing, anyone know who can claim this, dope letter scheme and if i could afford a camera i would take photos.

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hes got yo there cats..... but mabe he spends all his $ on the computer.. ohhhhh i'm so smrt smrt smrt;)

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I spend a mojority of my money on Food, ciggarettes, alchohol, clubs, women, rent, car, insurance, cellie, etc. etc. I got mad bills to pay so a camera thats gonna dent my walet 300 bils is out of question. I love graff but I would rather but paint and go out than buy the camera.:king:

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i was being dumb when i said that, but for a long time i used to shitty $20 camera i got from kmart.it didn't have bad picture quality either. i dunno how much regular 35mm film is cause thats not what my camera takes, but i can't be that expensive. and if you don't have the money to get it developed right away make a note to yourself whats on it and get it developed later. i'm not trying to drag out my weak point anymore. just telling you that you can get flicks for less than $300

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I wonder how long latex paint will hold up to weather and everything that goes along with moving freight across country? My guess is that an enamel paint, like spray paint, is gonna be way more durable. I know latex does terribly with rust, but if you want your wholecar to be done quicker, I guess that's the way to go. I think I'd want to ensure mine would last a while after all that work, even if it meant taking twice as long to finish. Personal opinion.

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extyerior paint on a nice freshly repainted railbox might weather for a while..but I am sure that alot of whole cars don't run very far. maybe make a few trips before they are yanked off the line to get repainted.

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