[Hallicrafters] Painting a Hallicrafters S-41G


Paul Daulton k5wms at centurytel.net
Sun Jun 12 12:06:25 EDT 2011


source for refillable aerosol see www.preval.com
k5wms

Quoting Paul Daulton <k5wms at centurytel.net>:
> Testors makes an INKJET decal material available at Hobby Lobby and
> model airplane stores. Six sheets for $8.95. find the right font and
> you can make the decals on an inkjet printer. White is generally not
> available but a light silver is a good substitue or green as on my
> SX43. I am going to use silver on my Sky Buddy. 
>
> I buy an aerosol adapter at local commercial paint store. It is a gas
> cartridge that screws on the top of a baby food sized jar. With matched
> paint you can spray as good as aerosol cans, cost is about $5. 
>
> Paul k5wms
>
> Quoting Glen Zook <gzook at yahoo.com>:
> > The URL for the boat anchor paints is
> >
> > http://k9sth.com/uploads/Boat_Anchor_Paints.pdf
> >
> > However, there are only 2 of the Hallicrafters paints on there.  I haven't
> > needed to get any others matched. 
> >
> > Just about any paint store can mix the proper color from the formula. 
> >
> > Glen, K9STH
> >
> > Website:  http://k9sth.com
> >
> >
> > --- On Sat, 6/11/11, Richard Knoppow <1oldlens1 at ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> >
> > It seems to me that someone on this list has a web site with the 
> formulas for
> > all the Hallicrafters colors on it. 
> >
> > If so you may be able to get paint made up for you via mail order. 
> >
> > I suspect covering the old paint with masking tape would work but I
> > am not sure
> > how good it would look. 
> >
> > Is the original paint scratched or scraped off or just dirty or stained? If
> > dirty there may be a way of saving it. 
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> Paul Daulton K5WMS
> beacon WMS 185.302 khz qrss30/slow 24/7
> Jacksonville,Ar 72076
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