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Old 08-24-2010, 07:20 AM
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ooopss sorry , use the gray like patrick said, just use the gray primer where I said black. The etching primer will make "bite" to the aluminum better and the paint will hold on nice
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:34 AM
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Ok, cool man. Thanks!
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:38 AM
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Im in the process of painting my aluminum jon boat if your wondering how I know...lol
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:39 AM
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Im in the process of painting my aluminum jon boat if your wondering how I know...lol
That's cool...post some pics of it
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:59 AM
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CLICK HERE
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That's awesome man!! Alot of work too.
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Old 08-24-2010, 08:43 AM
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yeah it is, I was supposed to prime on mine yesterday, but my buddy didnt show to help (boat is effing heavy). It will look like new when im done
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Old 08-24-2010, 10:34 PM
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Thats awesome man! I've seen guys do that, restoring shit that took forever and it came out great, then they turn around and sell it. Dont sell it man!!
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:21 AM
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oh this boats not going anywhere!

BTW, when do these wheels get mounted!!!!!!!! we need pictures now!
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Old 08-25-2010, 08:58 AM
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Finally done
Looks good but keep polishing with the power ball a little longer you can still see the sanding marks if your drill has a higher speed then your using use that too.
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:00 AM
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Do you mean keep using the drill on a high speed with the powerball?
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:13 AM
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yes you should be close to a mirror finish when done your almost there just a little longer polishing.

I have done this enough to know now
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Old 08-25-2010, 09:14 AM
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yes you should be close to a mirror finish when done your almost there just a little longer polishing.

I have done this enough to know now
Ok, thanks! I appreciate the help and the write up on this!
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Looks good!
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Default Re: The start of the Mickey Thompsons restoration!

Thanks for the input stone, I also polished mine last weekend, gonna do it again with a corded higher speed drill. Any more tips!
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