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21:The 2018 SEMA Files Part 1

November 30th, 2018

I am back from SEMA and trying to get into a normal routine again.  One thing about being out there is the sheer amount of people you can talk with.  Its an incredible experience and cant wait to do it again in 2019.


In this episode, I sit down in PPG and Aero Detailing's Booths and interview Charley Hutton, Mitch and Tom Kelly, Kyle Morely, and Bernt Karlsson.


Charley returns for the 2nd year and we get to talking about how he looks at cars, restorations vs hot rods, the importance of the Collision Industry, water and solvent and more.

Kyle Morley opens up about how he does his design work and how he approaches each paint job.  Also what it was like being a collision painter and taking the jump into owning his own shop.  As well as why its important for him and others to help the next generation of techs coming in.

Tom and Mitch Kelly, talk of their start as father and son and go into the background of who was involved years ago in the beginning.  The evolution of candy paints and what they use these days, what its like working with family, and of course....what sparked their interest originally for the industry and why they love it

Bernt Karlsson talks coming to America to work for Boyd Coddington, honing his skills learning how to shape metal and doing custom work over the years, teaching the younger generation how to work with their hands and more!

42: Preppers

November 19th, 2018

In the audio here from last Saturday night's livestream, we talk everything involving preppers.  How to motivate them, who's job is what, and training.  It was an interesting discussion and I hope you enjoy.


If you like what you hear, please give a follow and join in the livestream @boothtalk on instagram.  We go live every Saturday night at 8pm EST.


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41: Personal Protection Equipment

November 11th, 2018

We are back with the first livestream after SEMA 2018.  TOPIC: PPE. Personal Protection Equipment.  


If you enjoy this audio from the live stream, give a follow to @Boothtalk on instagram for weekly topics every saturday night.

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20: Steve Smith from Axalta

October 15th, 2018

In this episode, I sit down with my good buddy Mr Steve Smith.  You guys may recognize the name from him helping out in some of the groups online, but now get to know the man himself.  Steve has been in the industry some 30+ years, started at the bottom, worked his way up to painting, to owning his own shop, and ultimately moving his family from Louisiana to Atlanta for a job opportunity with Axalta(DuPont at the time), where he has been for 20+ years.  Listen to his story here, things he's learned along the way, and more. 


Tune into the BoothTalk livestream every saturday night LIVE at 8pm EST on instagram, @Boothtalk.   hosted by me, @that_painter_fella

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Intro music "Burnt" by the Jingle Punks

40: Importance of Quality Over Quantity

September 29th, 2018

In this audio from this past week's livestream, we talk simply the importance of quality over quantity.  Why quantity isnt as important in certain instances as quality.


Tune in live every Saturday night @Boothtalk on Instagram.  LIVE at 8PM EST.


Hosted by @that_painter_fella from instagram

19: LIVE from NACE With NCS/Single Source Tim Briggs, Tim Carmack, and Sean Lapham

September 18th, 2018

In this episode guys, I sat down in person at the NACE show in Atlanta a few weeks ago with a couple of folks from Single Source and NCS.  One you already know and is a Boothtalk alum, and we get a in depth look at just some of the things that they do to help track materials and cover issues that may arise before they ever do.  Find out why they put so much work and effort into growing the company and how they focus on things. Thanks again to Tim Briggs, Tim Carmack, Sean Lapham, and all the folks at Single Source/NCS for this interview to happen at the show.


Be sure to hit the subscribe button and share it with your refinish family.  Check out the livestream every WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY nights on Instagram @Boothtalk, at 8pm EST. 

39: “I wish my jobber would…..”

September 16th, 2018

In this audio from the first hour of the livestream, we cover the topic of "I wish my jobber would....." and talk everything good and bad that we have all experienced over the years.  Training for painters, training for reps, product awareness, changes, support, material, etc and so much more.


Tune in every saturday night at 8PM EST on Instagram @Boothtalk

38: Static and Dirt

September 14th, 2018

In this audio from the livestream last saturday night, we talk about all things static control and dirt control.  Different methods that have come over the years, whats used today, and new products that are on the market.  lets discuss!

37: Open Forum

September 8th, 2018

Welcome to the BoothTalk Livecast!  This is the audio straight from the livestream we do every saturday night @Boothtalk on Instagram.  Feel free to check us out every saturday night at 8PM EST.

TOPIC: Open Forum!

36: Attitudes and Egos in the paintshop

August 31st, 2018

Last week's livestream topic: "Attitudes and Egos in the Paintshop"

I am Jeremy, aka "PPGesus" and I am the host of the weekly livestream BoothTalk.  @boothtalk on instagram

For those who misses the live stream on Instagram every Saturday night, you can now catch up with what happened.  I am now going to be uploading the livestream Audio here to the podcast feed.  I try to read names and comments to involve you into the conversation, giving my take and your take.  So here it is, unedited, raw audio, as it was on the livestream!  Enjoy!


Tune into the livestream every saturday night at 8PM EST on @boothtalk on Instagram!  @that_painter_fella is my personal page

18: Hal Loo

August 24th, 2018

We are back with my friend, air brush extrodanaire, Hal Loo.  We talk his beginnings in the industry playing in bands, starting doing artwork on drums and guitars, how music and art tend to overlap each other, his approach to visualizing murals, why he uses SATA airbrushes, getting turned down and told he wasnt good enough at art galleries, and much more! 

Subscribe now, available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and Podbean. 

Follow @boothtalk on Instagram for our discussions every saturday night or my main page of @that_painter_fella on Instagram.

This is the first time recording the podcast with an entirely new setup and we've been working to get it dialed in quickly.

17: Travis Bean from FenderBender Magazine

July 5th, 2018

In this episode I sit down and talk with Associate Editor for FenderBender Magazine, Travis Bean.  Travis offers a unique perspective of our industry being from the journalist side and talking with all people from it.  We talk his background, what brought him to FenderBender, his goals, how articles are produced for the magazine, how they stay connected to the industry, their 20 year anniversary coming up, and more! 


Give it a download and share!  follow @boothtalk on instagram for the livestream and more!

16: Billy Walkowiak from Collision Safety Consultants

June 3rd, 2018

BoothTalk is back with Episode 16 featuring Billy Walkowiak from Collision Safety Consultants.  Billy is one of the guys trying to make a difference in the industry and making sure vehicles are being repaired correctly.  He may be finding success now, but before starting CSC, he was in a very different spot.  We talk about his beginnings and what brought him into the collision industry, some of the most common things he finds in Post Repair Inspections, what will happen to shops that refuse to adapt to new OE procedures, how he is growing his business, and more.


Enjoy Episode 16, Like, share, and subscribe!  This podcast is available on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, Podbean and more, follow @Boothtalk on instagram to join in on BoothTalk LIVE every Saturday Night, follow my personal page on Instagram @that_painter_fella , and be sure to join Ask The Painter on Facebook for tech talk!


Thank you all for listening!

15: Manny from Tropical Glitz

May 6th, 2018

I am back with Episode 15! Sorry about the lack of updates guys, but we are good to go again! 

We talk with Manny, Owner of Tropical Glitz down in Florida.  We discuss how he got into selling "glitter", what drove him to start his own business, his family influences, experiences in the shop, and tips for people looking to start their own business.

If you are looking to support a good company, this is the one.  Check out Tropical Glitz at or on Facebook and Instagram @tropicalglitz

14: James Scherer from T.R.I.

April 1st, 2018

In this episode of the BoothTalk Podcast, we jump headfirst into health and safety of breathing air with the industry leaders of testing air quality, Texas based company, T.R.I.  We speak with James Scherer from T.R.I. and discuss filtration, testing, what happens during testing, the effects of breathing non grade D air, what makes grade D air, how many grades of air, who pays for what, OSHA laws, what the OEM's have to say and more!!! Available on iTunes, podbean(and their app), and Stitcher Radio for Android !


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13: Polyvance CEO Kurt Lammon

February 27th, 2018

In this episode of the BoothTalk podcast, I took a 4 hour drive west to Rainsville, Alabama, to chat with Polyvance CEO, Mr Kurt Lammon.  We talk the company's beginnings and the product that put them on the map, innovations through the years, and how Kurt himself got involved with Polyvance some 20+ years ago. We also talk a bit on the tech surrounding their Bumper Cladding product and its ORIGINAL purpose, which came to be the product we know and love to this day, along with where he sees the company going and focusing in the future, and more

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Be sure to tune into the weekly livestream on Instagram @Boothtalk.  Live every Saturday Night at 8PM EST.  live fireside chat with a new topic each week involving the refinishing industry.

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12: Miguel Perez

February 1st, 2018

In this episode, I sit down and talk with the founder of Refinisher Porn himself, Miguel Perez.  The first part of the interview was conducted at the SEMA show and we wanted to cover more, so we continued after the holidays on the phone.

We cover his start, cars hes done over the years and what he learned from them, his time at Wyotech, the ideas that became RefinisherPorn, where its going, and his goals for the future, as well as a Q&A supplied by our friends on Instagram. Miguel is a many of many talents and Im glad to call him a friend.


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11:The SEMA Files Part 2 with Jeff Styles and Charley Hutton

December 20th, 2017

In this episode, I sit down with the SoCal Pinstriper himself and host of The Sunday Drive, Mr Jeff Styles.  We talk everything from the painting industry, making connections, getting over fears and living life to the fullest, what he tells his students to make them realize that no one is perfect, and much more. 

Then I have my completely impromtu interview with Charley Hutton.  Its a shorter interview, but Charley had a full schedule, and took the time to actually sit down and talk with me amidst everything going on.  I try to get what got him going and how he works, amongst a few other things.  Special thanks to PPG's Cristina Murray and Duane Dorminey for setting it up for me!


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10:The SEMA Files with Bradly Tucker from GarageShots Magazine and Jonathan Saltman, CEO of Aero Detailing Products

December 2nd, 2017


In this episode, we are running some of the SEMA show 2017 interviews that I did.  We begin with Bradly Tucker from GarageShots Magazine. We talk of what makes his publication so different and the personal stories of the people building the cars. The importance of passion and drive for building, and alot more. This was a really fun interview and you'll here a special suprise cameo from our friend, Jo Coddington.

Then we move to the founder and CEO of International Aero Detailing Products, Jonathan Saltman. We talk the evolution of products through the years, him being hands on in developing many of the products, getting their start in multimillion dollar airplanes, and why other detailing products just can't compare. We also talk the issues with some coatings and the problems they cause for the paint repair process and much more.
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9:Tim Briggs From Collision Edge

October 29th, 2017


Ok guys, just in time for the SEMA 2017 show, this episode of the BoothTalk podcast is with Mr Tim Briggs from Collision Edge.  We talk what its like bringing a product to the market, what goes into perfecting a product and how important the customer feedback is.  We speak on the reason Collision Edge was created and where he's going with it and how the family is involved.

Be sure to take a listen to the whole interview because if you are a SEMA attendee, there may just be a deal in there for you if you mention BoothTalk at the Collision Edge booth!

Rate, review, subscribe folks!


8:Uncle Pat

October 17th, 2017

In this episode, we chat with everyone's favorite Uncle, Pat Napolitano!  @gotheet67 from Instagram!


We chat about being the 2nd generation in a shop that now has 3 generations working there.  His father's humble beginnings in starting their family business, Pat's involvement through the years and watching technology evolve.  What he loves about waterborne paint over solvent....and the learning curve for it.  How he has evolved in the collision field, delved into art and custom work, and so much more.


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Available on Stitcher Radio for Andorid users and also on iTunes.

7: Kevin Tetz

October 3rd, 2017

This hour and a half episode is jam packed! We span a variety of topics discussing his beginnings and immigrating to America, the positives of being blue collar, how Paintucation came to be, what he's up to these days, his days traveling in a rock band, and so much more! 

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6: Kristen Felder from Collision Hub

September 14th, 2017

In this episode I have a great talk with Ms Kristen Felder of Collision Hub.  Kristen is a big name in our industry and cares greatly about it.  We talk how she walked away from her job at Nationwide Insurance and started Collision Hub, the lessons she has learned over the years of owning her own business, what the OEMs are doing in water and the new quad stage paints, what its like working with Charley Hutton, and so much more. 

Thanks for the support, please check out all things BoothTalk at, follow the podcast and livestream on Instagram @boothtalk and my main page @that_painter_fella.

5: Ron Coan from Mobsteel

August 31st, 2017

In this episode, I talk with my friend and incredible painter, Mr Ron Coan from Mobsteel.  We talk his start, him getting fired and the lessons he learned from it, paint's evolution as he has seen over 30+ years of spraying, how he got on with Mobsteel, and of course, I talk to him at length of one of my favorite concept cars he did....the Cadillac 16. Like and share the episode and stay tuned for more for the refinish industry.

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4: Mike Cohen from Finishmaster

August 17th, 2017

Episode 4 of the BoothTalk podcast is an in person interview with good friend, Mike Cohen from Finishmaster, but you may know him as @slangin_urethane from Instagram.  Westart off with a great conversation of how we have seen the industry and its personnel evolve over the years and the great things social media has done for it.  We also talk of how he got interested in paintwork during the old mini-truck craze of the mid-late 90s, moving into the sales side, and what all his job entails working with Finishmaster for the past 5+ years.

I really enjoyed this sit-down with Mike and believe you will too.

3: Gabriel from Motivated Painters

August 3rd, 2017

In this interview with Gabriel, we talk his dealings immigrating to Canada from Ecuador, getting going in the industry, starting at the bottom, and how to be a sponge in life.  He gives his ideas and thoughts behind why he started Motivated Painters and what he hopes to accomplish with it.  Follow Gabriel on Youtube and Instagram @MotivatedPainters

2:Tim Morgan from Spanesi

July 13th, 2017

Taking the show name quite literal in this episode, talking about paint booths with Mr Tim Morgan from Spanesi America.  Getting his background, his start, and how he came to be a part of the Spanesi family. Instagram Q and A at the end of the interview.

1: Tony Larimer

June 28th, 2017


My talk with my friend, Tony Larimer.  Talking everything from his background, how he got started, evolution of SATA products, and I even try to get the scoop on new products coming, which failed.  Take a listen and enjoy! 

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