How To Work With Bondo?

How do you mix Bondo?

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How do you use a Bondo body repair kit?

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When should I use Bondo?

Bondo is an automotive body filler, often used for car and household repairs. You can use Bondo to fill in small dings and smooth out warped panels in a car body. Before you begin applying Bondo, make sure to sand down the paint, replace any rusted metal, and mask off any areas that don’t need filler.

How thick can Bondo be applied?

There is no minimum thickness for Bondo, but there is absolutely a maximum. You do not want to apply body filler to anything that is thicker than about a 1/4”. That does not mean it can’t be done, but the repair will not last as long.

How long should Bondo dry before sanding?

Generally, in a matter if a few minutes it will start to harden and get rubbery. At that point, you can carve it up with a utility knife, a hand planer or a bondo rasp. Just make sure you leave enough to do a final sanding, usually within 10 to 15 minutes you can start sanding it.

How do I get a smooth finish with Bondo?

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Can you leave Bondo unpainted?

Between life and work, the longest time period the bondo would go Unpainted would be about 2-3 weeks.

Do it yourself auto body repair and paint?

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Is Bondo waterproof?

Bondo Fiberglass Resin is designed for repairing cars, boats, snowmobiles, jet skis, bathtubs and showers. Bondo Fiberglass Resin is waterproof and is compatible with all paints, including gel coat and marine paints.