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PostSubject: BMF question   Wed 30 Nov 2016, 1:02 pm

I'm looking for a better way to use BMF on the front door quarter glass area. Separate pieces on the bottom moulding, the vertical post and the windscreen pillar can end up with overlapping pieces of BMF.

Equally, doing the lot with one triangular piece of BMF hasn't been all that flash for me either.
Any tips out there?

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PostSubject: Re: BMF question   Wed 30 Nov 2016, 1:05 pm

Posting up a pic may give us some ideas on how to solve this Chris.

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PostSubject: Re: BMF question   Wed 30 Nov 2016, 7:42 pm

Those quarter panes are very difficult.

Overlapping of the bmf can be ok as long as you rub it down with a cotton bud.

Geoff might chime in here, his bmf is fantastic in fairness, I've got a Johan Ambulance that he was good enough to do for me. I think he does it in pieces as the real chrome would fit together.
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PostSubject: Re: BMF question   Wed 30 Nov 2016, 10:36 pm

dublin boy wrote:
Geoff might chime in here, his bmf is fantastic in fairness, I've got a Johan Ambulance that he was good enough to do for me. I think he does it in pieces as the real chrome would fit together.

Doing it in one piece is never going to give you a clean finish, as when you need to trim it, you'll be left with corners missing a bit of trim, over the years I've tried pretty much every way of using it, and small separate pieces is the way to go, a slight overlap won't be seen if you use a burnishing tool, and then finished off with a good rubbing with a new cotton bud, I'm not sure if I have a tutorial on bmf on my website, if not, iit might be something I need to do, but any questions, please ask .....
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PostSubject: Re: BMF question   Thu 01 Dec 2016, 2:33 am

Keep the overlap area in the corners an rub down well.  The rear edge of the triangular windows usually doesn't have chrome - bare glass against the rubber seal.  

My problem is getting the rubber areas painted in properly.


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PostSubject: Re: BMF question   Thu 01 Dec 2016, 8:44 am

That BMF is a dark art!! 
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