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What’s your flow coat procedure?
I recommend a few days at least to make sure your clear coat dries hard and solid and cures, but you could wait a week or for about months to flow coat or even a year.
My procedure in flow coating, if I’m doing a job for somebody or a regular project, I’ll probably give it a good ten days or two weeks to cure and then I’ll block it out with 800 grit.
Just be careful, make sure that your first clear coat is thick. Make sure you lay it on two to three good heavy coats, so when you block sand with 800 you don’t cut through.
So just cut it down with 800 grit, flat matte looking. Take the texture off then you could basically wax and grease remove it.
Clean and tack cloth it and put two or three coats of clear on it. Two medium-heavy coats of clear coat is enough and that’s the flow coat.