I've wasted countless hours because of bad masking materials. Masking Paper, is a good masking material, is inexpensive, and will saving you from a lot of heartaches.
A month later, I seal everything with several applications of Meguiar's Cleaner Wax. I guess you'd call it a paste. This is also a terrific wax for buffing out scuffs and scratches after a flight.
Not all of the Metallics line are created equal
Actually, for the most part they are. They all seem to use a silver
reflective particles.This works better for some colors better than
others. I haven't used the entire line, but here are the ones I'd
recommend to use or avoid.
7250 Black Night Metallic
7254 Brilliant Teal Metallic
7257 Bright Blue Metallic
7271 Silver Metallic
7270 Gold Rush Metallic
Chrome (too delicate)
7256 Apple Red Metallic, just looks dull, think solid red with white