[AMRadio] SX-28 Cabinet wrinkle finish - in progress...

David Knepper collinsradio at comcast.net
Mon Sep 14 19:58:30 EDT 2009

FYI - you need not apply a primer when using wrinkle paint.

David Knepper, W3ST-W3CRA
Publisher of the Collins Journal and 
Secretary to the 
Collins Radio Association

-------Original Message-------
From: Jim Wilhite
Date: 9/14/2009 7:48:55 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] SX-28 Cabinet wrinkle finish - in progress...
Sounds like silicone spray of some type.  Try vinegar followed by
distilled alcohol then prime.  No guarantees, that stuff is almost
impossible to remove.
----- Original Message -----
> Hey Todd,
> Yes, it's Krylon wrinkle.  I've found that the thicker you can lay it
> on,
> the better the wrinkle.  In order to do that, I've had to paint one
> side at
> a time, keeping the target flat so it won't run.  It's working great
> except
> the lid on this case has something embedded in the metal that has
> given me
> grief.  I noticed it when I primed it.  Will not take an even coat no
> matter
> what I do, as if it's wanting to repel the paint.  It's only the lid
> and
> that's what puzzles me.  I will get it best I can, but I can see the
> lid
> will not be what I wanted.  Oh well, it will look much better than it
> did.
> 73
> Brian / wa5am
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