|[AMRadio] Original Ranger|
bluebirdtele at embarqmail.com
Sun Nov 8 10:46:52 EST 2009
I just finished up restoring a Viking Valiant and painted the cabinet flat
black. It looks pretty good and was a lot cheaper that trying to match up
the deep maroon that Johnson used. The only hard part of it was stripping
the old paint off. Probably $5 in material to get a decent cabinet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim Wilhite" <w5jo at brightok.net>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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Sent: Saturday, November 07, 2009 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Original Ranger
>I have heard others say what Bry told you. Don't know where you are,
> but a larger auto parts store should have that stuff in a spray can. It
> is a Pontiac color from 1959 IIRC. If you can find it in Dupli-Color
> all the better. The automotive paint they sell in cans comes with a
> nozzle that puts out a fan shape rather than the round pattern. Much
> better for things like you want to do.
> If you don't have any luck with them either having it, or ordering (NAPA
> is a good source) then you can take a chip at least 1" square to someone
> with a computer matching machine and get the formula. Again a larger
> auto parts store should be able as would a larger Sherwin-Williams
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Does anyone know where to purchase Ranger paint for the cabinet or
>> have the
>> color code and the Mfg to buy from?
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