|[AMRadio] SX-28 Cabinet wrinkle finish - in progress...|
ars.w5ami at gmail.com
Mon Sep 14 20:14:05 EDT 2009
The primer is not the problem. As you can see in the photos I posted, the
wrinkle is nearly perfect on all BUT the lid. The sides have a wonderful
wrinkle. As mentioned before, the lid showed some defect when I first
primed it. It was visible before I applied the wrinkle. Before I started
the wrinkle, I even went back down to the metal, sanded deeper, cleaned well
and re-primed. Same thing. That's when I decided it was good enough for
Brian / wa5am
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 7:04 PM, Mark Foltarz <Foltarz at rocketmail.com>wrote:
> Strip the primer off. Krylon wrinkle will not wrinkle on a primed
> I think that info is on the can in super tiny letters right next to the
> Spanish, German, Italian and Boswanan ( Nothern dialect) translations.
> I ran into that problem with a nicely primed rack panel and ended up with
> a nicely painted glossy black panel.
> Stripped off the paint and started again with no primer. Worked great.
> Your radio is looking real good !
> de KA4JVY
> ----- Original Message ----
> > From: WA5AM <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
> > To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service <
> amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Monday, September 14, 2009 6:39:49 PM
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] SX-28 Cabinet wrinkle finish - in progress...
> > 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
> > a time, keeping the target flat so it won't run. It's working great
> > the lid on this case has something embedded in the metal that has given
> > grief. I noticed it when I primed it. Will not take an even coat no
> > 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
> > 73
> > Brian / wa5am
> > On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 6:16 PM, Todd, KA1KAQ wrote:
> > > I forget, Brian - is that a rattle can black (VHT or such)? Looks like
> > > you're getting plenty of wrinkle, and the gray overspray will even
> > > out nicely.
> > >
> > > Someday I'll get into mine for a thorough recap and realignment. Time
> > > still an issue.
> > >
> > > Can't wait to see the final result all packaged up.
> > >
> > > ~ Todd, KA1KAQ/4
> > >
> > >
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