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When painting my interior (or anything for that matter) with spray cans, is it best to let each thin coat dry completely before the next coat? I dont mean 24 hrs dry, but like 1 or 2 hrs.

I have always done it that way, but I remember reading someones post not too long ago that said he just let each coat flash dry, like a minute or so, then applied the next coat.

I would thing that way would cause the paint to sag and not adhere well. I could be wrong.

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I have done a few interiors and I do the flash method. I put on
a supper thin first coat followed by several more thin coats. The
last coat is a fairly thick coat, it doesn't take a lot of paint to cover.
I also sand down to bare metal when I use the lacquer paint. As
important as the painting is getting it clean. Use wax and grease
remover with a clean rag before you start painting.

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If you're taking your interior to bare metal, use a single stage
etching primer first then topcoat. Thin coats so as not to fill up
the texture if the piece has texture. Same principle as painting
the body, paint sticks to primer better than bare metal.

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