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I've been working on my seams and it's going alot better now. I'd like to know when you can stop looking for pits (pin holes, voids, dammits). I've been checking after each time I sand and always find more. I've been tapping with a new wire brush to help me find them and I've found alot. I wonder what it's going to be like when I finally get the whole body sanded. Thanks for any help.

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Usually when I'm coming out of turn 4, anyone?
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1. What Scott said.
2. When you stop eating peaches.
3. When you stop wearing that silly hat. Never mind, that Pith.
4. Can't answer that Greg, I realized early on that I wasn't going to do the body. But know that there are a hell of a lot of nice FFRs out there, so sometime you should stop looking for pits.
 

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I take it this is not an exact science. Guess I'll just keep looking and keep filling. Better to find them now than later.

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your best best is once you finish the seams, sand the whold car with 180 to take off the shine of the gel coat. then tap with the wire brush, with the gel coat thinned a little from sanding you will find more. the main areas to look are around the edges of the jambs, seam areas and the fender flares and fender lips. dont try to fill them all before priming as you will end up doing it over and over and over. get it close and spray a couple coats of feather fil. you will see a lot of pinholes after priming. fill them with glaze coat, sand and prime again. it will take a few times, but by the 3rd prime, you will be nearly flawless.. cheers, SRP
 
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