Will Bondo Glazing and Spot Putty work on Bag and Trunk Doors?

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    I'm color matching my Vetter Trunk and Saddle Bag's to match my Bike. I have one door that has some scratches that need to be filled before painting. Just wondering if Bondo Glazing and Spot Putty will work.

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    I find that stuff hard to work with and it takes forever to dry... Find it much easier to use a small amount of regular body filler instead, just mix it with less hardener if you want more open time.
     
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    Thanks. I hate the thought of buying a quart of body filler for a couple of scratches.
    I wonder of some two part plastic epoxy would be a better choice.

    The last time I used Bondo putty I was on the USS Chandler DDG-996. I would apply it and then hide the Fibreglass Saddlebags I was working on for a couple of days. Then sand it smooth and rattle-can paint the bags. Then they would go in hiding again. I totally rebuilt a Honda CX-500 in the Forward Engine Room that way in 1983 without getting caught. A couple of days after we pulled in for a 2 week repair period I assembled that Bike in the Helo Hanger and then got the dock crane to lift it off the flight deck and onto the pier. All the Officers were on leave as were most crew members as well. I had to stay and inspect the work being done in the forward engine room that I was in charge of at that time. The shipyard workers were really impressed as it left the flight deck and sat on the pier.
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