Pimples are often called other names and some pimples are very sharp because the dent technician pushing the dent out is usually in a hurry and can't fix what mess he or she has created. Pimples are no fun for any dent technician. They take precious time away from what you could be adding to the bill today. Pimples can range from small blunt points to pencil sharp points. There's always a way to fix most pimples although it may result in time and effort. Pimples are sometimes sanded to save time, but if this done incorrectly can result in a smooth spot that actually makes the panel look worked and unprofessional. Remember that orange peel in the paint is our savior; leave it there to help out the finish.
Let's take a dent up and look at the highs we created. Knockdowns can vary in size weight, material and shape. They can also vary in how they are designed. Sharp nylon, pencil point steel bore, and blunt metal knockdowns. The most used knock down is the sharp nylon knockdown. Although times are changing this nylon will most likely be a favorite for a long time to come. Since every tech is different ...
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By Terry Siegle