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I was wondering how you handle the lint and small dust particles that land on your freshly applied rod build. How are you keeping the defects to a minimum? I realize that some of that is going to happen. I'm just curious to hear from others on this topic.

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I keep a clean and sharp set of tweezers by my side. After I apply epoxy and blow out the bubbles, it's easy to put on the cheaters and pick out any lint that way have found its way into the epoxy. Once the lint is removed, the epoxy will ebb back in and smooth itself out.

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Wait till you get a fly stuck in it just when it is set up good but still sticky. It is fixable but it dets a guy upset, specally if its the last coat

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Keeping a clean work area is a must.

The next most important thing IMO is air movement in your work area.

The location of forced air registers and return ducts can influence the way dust moves.

Your body movement is also a culprit, walking in and around your work area can disturb the airflow and stir up dust.

If your getting a lot of dust look into these issues.

Another thing you can do is build a curing box to put a dryer in. I have seen some innovative builds with light bulbs for added heat and fans and air filters for circulation.

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