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Old 07-10-2003, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Pinecone
At Homecoming you get to see how the BMW final inspection techs do it. They use a very small artists brush to layer VERY thin layers of paint IN the chip.

They keep doing this, letting it dry maybe a minute each layer, until the scratch is filled to the top, but not over filled. A quick rub with polishing compound and it is done and virtually invisible.
I would imagine if you do it for a living you'd become quite good at it over time...and the toothpick method I used , the toothpic is shaved down to basically what the tip of an artists brush is..however, this was my 2nd time doing this and I'm still a rookie..thus, excess paint.
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