I see many posts asking for advice how to repair scratches and chipped paint, etc. on carbon frames. Clear nail polish is often mentioned. Has anyone tried model paint, such as Testors? It seems to me that it would work better than nail polish.
The small bottles of model car paint for brush application are a slow drying enamel. There's nothing in that type of paint that will hurt CF, since the resin used is a high quality epoxy.
Nail polishes are very fast drying and usually some form of acrylic lacquer. Acetone is used to thin the polish or remove it. With a fast drying acrylic, you can put mutiple coats on, every 15-30 minutes to built up the thickness a lot faster than you could with an enamel. The acrylic can also be wet sanded with 1000 grit sandpaper and buffed smooth, if desired.
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