Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: Best way to reduce dust...?

  
  1. #1
    Status
    Offline
    dr_shabzzz's Avatar
    AOC Lite Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,547
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Best way to reduce dust...?

    In process of spraying a few interior bits and pieces but I'm getting dust particles settling and sticking to the primer/paint...

    I had this issue before when spraying a sub box in the garage...this time everything's in the bedroom where its a little better

    I've heard that if you let some water evaporate into the room it helps? any suggestions on how to reduce the dust?


  2. #2
    Status
    Offline
    PeteG's Avatar
    AOC Premium Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Drives
    2.2 Astra G 3dr Hatch
    Location
    East Anglia
    Posts
    10,619
    Mentioned in
    4 Post(s)
    Quoted
    6 Post(s)
    Follow PeteG On Twitter
    i assume u r using the spray in a well ventilated room? and putting the parts inside a large cardboard box to spray them?

    i cut a hole in the side of the box i was using, and pushed the vaccuum hose into it.. turn on hoover, then spray away.. stops a lot of the dust in the air settling onto your nice wet sticky paint...


    if this suggestion doesn't work.. clean ur room more often so there's less dust!!
    NOW - Sapphire Black 3dr Astra G

    THEN - Glacier White 2.0Di Estate - 136bhp 1.6 Pineapple Yellow Mk3 - Flame Red 2.0Di Van - Chianti Red 1.8 Coupe - Star Silver 2.2 Zafira - Flame Red 2.2 Linea Rossa Coupe - Titan Gold 1.8 Coupe

    9 Years, 7 Astras, 1 Zafira, No Regrets.

  3. #3
    Status
    Offline
    dr_shabzzz's Avatar
    AOC Lite Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,547
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    im spraying right next to 2 big windows which are both open

    inside a box? never thought of that, good idea! will have to go raid tesco for some free boxes


  4. #4
    Status
    Offline
    PeteG's Avatar
    AOC Premium Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Drives
    2.2 Astra G 3dr Hatch
    Location
    East Anglia
    Posts
    10,619
    Mentioned in
    4 Post(s)
    Quoted
    6 Post(s)
    Follow PeteG On Twitter
    Quote Originally Posted by dr_shabzzz View Post
    inside a box? never thought of that, good idea! will have to go raid tesco for some free boxes

    **peteg2004 now has an image in his head of dr_shabzzz's room bein covered in outlines from spray painting... it looks like a chuckle brothers sketch...**
    NOW - Sapphire Black 3dr Astra G

    THEN - Glacier White 2.0Di Estate - 136bhp 1.6 Pineapple Yellow Mk3 - Flame Red 2.0Di Van - Chianti Red 1.8 Coupe - Star Silver 2.2 Zafira - Flame Red 2.2 Linea Rossa Coupe - Titan Gold 1.8 Coupe

    9 Years, 7 Astras, 1 Zafira, No Regrets.

  5. #5
    Status
    Offline
    dr_shabzzz's Avatar
    AOC Lite Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,547
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    hehe

    to me to you was prepared with an old rug, an old sheet, and lots of news paper on top...





  6. #6
    Status
    Offline
    PeteG's Avatar
    AOC Premium Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Drives
    2.2 Astra G 3dr Hatch
    Location
    East Anglia
    Posts
    10,619
    Mentioned in
    4 Post(s)
    Quoted
    6 Post(s)
    Follow PeteG On Twitter
    that paint will soak thru that paper and the sheet onto your nice cream carpet in no time!

    best idea is definately to always use a box if possible.. i even use one if i'm spraying in the shed/garage or if i'm outside... keeps the atmosphere as constant as u r gonna b able to get it (especially outside) without using a proper spray shop or extractor fans...

    what are they in the 1st pic? they look like headlight surrounds...
    NOW - Sapphire Black 3dr Astra G

    THEN - Glacier White 2.0Di Estate - 136bhp 1.6 Pineapple Yellow Mk3 - Flame Red 2.0Di Van - Chianti Red 1.8 Coupe - Star Silver 2.2 Zafira - Flame Red 2.2 Linea Rossa Coupe - Titan Gold 1.8 Coupe

    9 Years, 7 Astras, 1 Zafira, No Regrets.

  7. #7
    Status
    Offline
    dr_shabzzz's Avatar
    AOC Lite Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,547
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    if you look on the bottom picture on the right you will see the headlight lense...split them open to paint the inserts black plus something else which i will post pics of when done

    believe it or not i was about to start spraying with just newspaper down lol...that woulda been fun...theres a nice thick old rug underneath all that newspaper


  8. #8
    Status
    Offline
    PeteG's Avatar
    AOC Premium Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Drives
    2.2 Astra G 3dr Hatch
    Location
    East Anglia
    Posts
    10,619
    Mentioned in
    4 Post(s)
    Quoted
    6 Post(s)
    Follow PeteG On Twitter
    ah i c wat ur doing now, r u just colur coding to the same as ur car?
    NOW - Sapphire Black 3dr Astra G

    THEN - Glacier White 2.0Di Estate - 136bhp 1.6 Pineapple Yellow Mk3 - Flame Red 2.0Di Van - Chianti Red 1.8 Coupe - Star Silver 2.2 Zafira - Flame Red 2.2 Linea Rossa Coupe - Titan Gold 1.8 Coupe

    9 Years, 7 Astras, 1 Zafira, No Regrets.

  9. #9
    Status
    Offline
    dr_shabzzz's Avatar
    AOC Lite Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Posts
    4,547
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    well my car is sapphire black but the headlight inserts are satin black (just like came on post 2002 astras)...thing is i already have a set of smoked ones on my car...these are a spare set im just opening up for fun and to do some custom eyebrows (inside the lense)


  10. #10
    Status
    Offline
    Teejay's Avatar
    AstraSport Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    6,383
    Mentioned in
    0 Post(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)
    You're not very good with spraying - you've wasted about 2 cans worth on the newspaper

    I painted midnight black on my side skirts with only 1 layer of newspaper on top of a cream lounge carpet - didn't get through at all!!!

    To stop dust - close the windows - you'll probably find most of the dust is being blown in!!!
    0-60 in 6.5 secs and 48mpg- winner!

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 12
    Last Post: 05-05-2005, 22:37

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •