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Well... It finally happened. 04 Apr 2018 16:26 #83648

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Cleaned, polished, and prepped two more parts for paint.

Cold front came through last night with the storm. Currently in the 50's, so I may not paint today...:laughing:

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 23:35 #83619

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Thanks you two, now I feel compelled to polish my brass...
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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 22:21 #83614

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lookin good, ya gotta love shiney brass or aluminum parts......glad i am not the only one, thought it was a sickness......i even shine up the cover plates for the water side plate and disconnect cover along with any bolt head i need to use a wrench on..........:doh:

dont forget this one.......

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 22:15 #83613

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Brass parts must be shiney. Even if you'll never see it again.



Because they go under the freshly painted horse collar.

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 22:12 #83612

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Trey you mentioed earlier you were going to use a rust-oleum product, they also sell a clear coat as well, matte and gloss..........thats what i been using for the cowls and pressure tanks.....seems to work just fine......
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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 15:11 #83590

Looking great. Keep at it and sea trials will be here before ya know it.I will get back with you on the clear coat.
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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 09:58 #83575

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lookin good Trey, your moving right along.......
ya dont worry bout the color, my first 3 are a shade or 2 or 5 off from factory..........i am still happy with them.........:shhh:

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 02:39 #83570

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sgower wrote: Trey,

Once you paint the whole motor with the new color do not worry about the color difference. Most people probably won't know the difference.


I was just noting the difference. Thanks! :D

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 01:53 #83565

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Trey,

Once you paint the whole motor with the new color do not worry about the color difference. Most people probably won't know the difference.

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Well... It finally happened. 03 Apr 2018 01:38 #83562

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Oh, and I got the "horse collar" ready to be painted. working on the leg.

You can see the difference between the original color and the new color.

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