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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 02 Dec 2018 22:18 #91642

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Nice paint tree. I wish I had a place I could paint over the winter. I got several motors and some parts that I would like to get repainted...

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 02 Dec 2018 22:08 #91641

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I made me a Charlie Brown Christmas tree!

Pretty ugly, but I think it will do a good job. Each branch has a swivel plate on it so I can spin each section 360 degrees while painting. Each piece has two strings ( or should I say speaker wire)attached to it so it doesn't rotate on me when spraying. I wanted to be able to spray all the parts at one time. And this is what I came up with.:doh: :hand:

just waiting on paint that I ordered from NY Marine, and I'm updating my shop Heat Supply to an electric garage heater to keep the humidity and temperature under control.

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 28 Nov 2018 11:04 #91496

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Moe wrote: Eastwood! Now your gettin' fancy!

Seriously, seeing that completely torn down is giving me bad flashbacks. Keep on it, you'll have that done by May no problem.


Thanks Moe, I knew you would have some flashbacks about this.

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 27 Nov 2018 17:56 #91478

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Eastwood! Now your gettin' fancy!

Seriously, seeing that completely torn down is giving me bad flashbacks. Keep on it, you'll have that done by May no problem.

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 26 Nov 2018 23:35 #91465

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jabe wrote: lookin good Marc......have you picked a primer out yet, i have had good luck with Rust-oleum, self etching primer (rattle can)........good heavy base and sands up well.......


Thanks Neil, here is what I have. A two part epoxy primer. 1:1 ratio. .

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 26 Nov 2018 23:19 #91464

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lookin good Marc......have you picked a primer out yet, i have had good luck with Rust-oleum, self etching primer (rattle can)........good heavy base and sands up well.......

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 26 Nov 2018 21:18 #91461

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RickG wrote: Looks good. Did you end up using the plastic media that John suggested? Looks to have been pretty effective.

I don't think acetone will be a problem, other than it might have an effect on those couple of spots where there's still a bit of green primer. I use denatured alcohol (DNA) for this sort of thing, as it's not quite as toxic.


Thank you Rick for the reply.
I did use the plastic media John recommended, and it worked very well. Thanks again John, And all....

I have denatured alcohol and acetone, I'll give both a go, thanks.

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 26 Nov 2018 13:36 #91446

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Looks good. Did you end up using the plastic media that John suggested? Looks to have been pretty effective.

I don't think acetone will be a problem, other than it might have an effect on those couple of spots where there's still a bit of green primer. I use denatured alcohol (DNA) for this sort of thing, as it's not quite as toxic.

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 26 Nov 2018 11:18 #91445

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Sand blasting went pretty good yesterday morning. I didn't run into any problems..

My next step is wipe everything down with acetone and prep for primer.

Does anybody see a problem with using acetone? And is there anything else I should do for prep work before priming?

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A Green-Horn restoration, 1958 Hawk II 17 Nov 2018 21:29 #91176

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am sure it will look sweet, you do good work......looking forward too the outcome......with any luck, you will do so well, it will transform into an OMC and you will double your happiness........win win........:biggrin:
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