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Acrylic enamel question

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Hey guys, I’ve just finishing painting my 190E with acrylic enamel (arctic white) I’m wondering how long do I have to wait before I buff and wax her, put the trunk emblems back on etc. I’ve heard a slew of answers ranging from 48 hours to 6 weeks. Any insight would be appreciated.
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Yes I painted it myself with the help of guy who actually knew what he was doing. We used a a/e hardener, that the same as an accelerator?
Interesting stuff, we of course used an acrylic enamel reducer cut it down to probably about 60/40, it was a really thin paint to begin with. Warmed the garage to 70 degrees F, time dried, not heat. Let it sit for 2 days. So the end state is that I will wait. No need to rush it.
No clear coat, was a great deal of it in the paint we sprayed already. Have not ruled out doing it anyway at some point in the future.
Just curious, how many gallon was the tank on the compressor?
Um…. 30 or 35 I think. Regulated at 35-40 PSI
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