On or around Mon, 12 Dec 2005 17:55:08 -0000, "Idris"
<Idris@daviesrus.f2s.com> enlightened us thusly:
>"Austin Shackles" <austinNOSPAM@ddol-las.net> wrote in message
>> On or around 12 Dec 2005 04:01:05 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org
>> enlightened us thusly:
>> >fanie wrote:
>> >> Get it galvanized
>> >Seconded - it's harder to get a decent paint finish onto it with galv
>> >but if you can find a local firm who have a bit of skill galvanising
>> >(and that bit is important!) then there's little will match galv,
>> >filling with warm waxoyl and a couple of coats of paint.
>> From what I gather, hot-dip galv is apt to give you a distorted bulkhead.
>> Presumably the electroplating method is OK though.
>Thats interesting, didnt know there was an electroplating method.
>How good is galvafroid?
's good paint. not the same as galvanising.
techincally, galvanising is in fact electrical I believe - the word has the
same root as glavanometer, for example.
it involves a tank of some sort of solution with lots of zinc in it and
presumably lots of volts.
Austin Shackles. www.ddol-las.net
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