Essentially, bedliner is a type of epoxy based paint. Therefore, prepping a car for a roll-on (or spray-on) bedliner paint job is almost exactly the same process and prepping the vehicle for a new coat of paint. The biggest difference being that the surface does not need to be sanded smooth. via
Can I paint over Raptor bed liner?
If using a different sealant to Tigerseal, paint over with RAPTOR as early as TDS allows (preferably within 1 hour), it should be noted that full adhesion may not develop with some sealants for some time after painting with RAPTOR. via
Is rustoleum bed liner paintable?
Rust-Oleum Truck Bed Coatings are designed for bare metal or previously painted surfaces. If you need broader application, the Rust-Oleum Professional Grade Truck Bed Kit can be applied on metal, concrete and wood surfaces. via
How do I get a smooth finish with a raptor liner?
When mixing up the RAPTOR on the bench with the necessary amount of hardener, James added about 10% thinners to allow it to pass nicely through his HVLP spray gun to create a smooth finish. With the compressor set at 2.0 Bar (30 PSI) the finish is not dissimilar to powder coating. via
Is Raptor liner any good?
Raptor Liner Review – The Final Verdict
It's extremely durable, easy to apply, and affordable. If you're using it for its intended purpose (most typically, bedliner coating), this is hands down one of the best bed liners on the market. via
Are DIY bed liners good?
DIY Bed Liners May Not Offer Full Protection
Spray-in bed liners are good for preventing scratches and potential rust damage to your truck bed, however, they do not offer any additional cushioning and padding to protect against dents and impacts from items in the bed. via
Can you paint over Duplicolor bedliner?
Dupli-Color Truck Bed Coating is designed for the do-it-yourself user and is available with multiple application methods. Since Truck Bed Coating can be painted over in approximately 1 hour after application you can use it as a texture coating for rocker panels, cab corners, and lower door sections. via
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Can you spray Raptor liner over epoxy primer?
Raptor will work extremely well under the car and adheres well to solid epoxy primer. I use this combination extensively and it is an extremely durable and attractive finish for the areas you mentioned. via
What do you use to thin a raptor liner?
If you want it pretty smooth you can thin it up to like 15-20% and shoot it with a HVLP primer gun. Varying the pressure can really influence the texture. via
Can you spray bed liner through a paint gun?
You won't be able to spray bedliner with a standard paint gun designed to shoot thinned top coats. Hell, the nozzles and needles on paint guns have to be changed when shooting thicker primers. If you do spray it, find a gun designed for the task. via
Is Raptor liner better than Rhino liner?
The best liners are the ones applied hot. Better adhesion and harder product. Rhino has their toughliner which is softer and grippier, but not as tough and their solarmax which is similar to the line X. If the raptor isn't a hot spray I would spend the extra on one of the other 2. via
Which is better Linex or rhino liner?
Line-X liner battle, the most obvious difference between the two is the texture. Rhino is much softer, but it's still extremely durable. This is because Rhino truck bed liners are made of thicker material that isn't as rough as those used for Line-X bed liners. via
Does Raptor liner get hot?
The black sprayed-in liner does get hot in the summer sun. via