18. After the clear coats were applied, Robert let them dry for 8-10 hours and then buffed the parts with 2,000-grit sandpaper to remove any fibers, or debris that may have caked on when applying the paint. The painted parts were ready to go back on Mat’s touring Softail. Once the parts were installed, Mat was one happy camper with Fineline’s thorough work. As you can see, there’s a lot more involved when going the simple gloss black route when it’s done right. And that’s how Fineline Cycles does it: the right way.