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Old 03-23-2005, 14:01   #1 (permalink)
Neil Paxman
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Galvanised capping

Hi

Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins the
body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received


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Old 03-23-2005, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
Tom Woods
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Re: Galvanised capping

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 20:22:00 +0000 (UTC), "Neil Paxman"
<neil_paxman@hotmail.com> wrote:

>Hi
>
>Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins the
>body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
>Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
>galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received


If you drill out/remove the rivets all the galvanised bits can be
removed and you could then get the re-galvanised.

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Old 03-23-2005, 14:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: Galvanised capping

On or around Wed, 23 Mar 2005 20:22:00 +0000 (UTC), "Neil Paxman"
<neil_paxman@hotmail.com> enlightened us thusly:

>Hi
>
>Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins the
>body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
>Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
>galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received
>


how much do you want to spend?


you can replace 'em... or if they're sound, you can probably get 'em
re-galvanised.

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Old 03-23-2005, 15:01   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Galvanised capping

'Galvafroid' (think it's a finnigans product)... Thats a brush-on option,
but only real way is regalvanising







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"Neil Paxman" <neil_paxman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi
>
> Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins

the
> body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
> Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
> galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received
>
>



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Old 03-24-2005, 01:01   #5 (permalink)
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"Larry Shaw" <larry@local-angle.com> wrote in message
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> "Neil Paxman" <neil_paxman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:d1sj57$t72$1@sparta.btinternet.com...
> > Hi
> >
> > Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins

> the
> > body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
> > Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
> > galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received
> >
> >

>
> I use Hammerite Hammered Silver looks good can be obtained from

Wilkinsons, B&Q , Halfords etc.

Adrian Ford


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Old 03-24-2005, 12:01   #6 (permalink)
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Re: Galvanised capping

When I did my series III swb I painted them with silver hammerite but
thinned down so it wasnt too much of a 'hammered' effect.
I am going to be doing my 90 ones soon but this time I'm going to take them
off and have them galvanised (they are the original painted ones). The
galvanising is done by weight so shouldnt cost too much.
Richard



"Neil Paxman" <neil_paxman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
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> Hi
>
> Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins
> the
> body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
> Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
> galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received
>
>



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Old 03-25-2005, 00:01   #7 (permalink)
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Re: Galvanised capping

Many thanks for all the suggestions. Here goes!
"Richard" <NO.SPAM@AT.NOSPAM.co.uk> wrote in message
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> When I did my series III swb I painted them with silver hammerite but
> thinned down so it wasnt too much of a 'hammered' effect.
> I am going to be doing my 90 ones soon but this time I'm going to take

them
> off and have them galvanised (they are the original painted ones). The
> galvanising is done by weight so shouldnt cost too much.
> Richard
>
>
>
> "Neil Paxman" <neil_paxman@hotmail.com> wrote in message
> news:d1sj57$t72$1@sparta.btinternet.com...
> > Hi
> >
> > Anyone have any ideas about restoring the galvanised capping which joins
> > the
> > body panels on my Series III 88"? Have sourced the Bronze Green and
> > Limestone gloss and some etching primer for the body panels, but the
> > galvanised strips are a bit grotty. Any tips gratefully received
> >
> >

>
>



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