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Old 06-01-2012, 08:21 PM   #15
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I use Aluthane from epoxyproducts.com. It is a metal-filled, moisture cured polyurethane, aluminum colored. $32/quart. $92/gallon. Works very well, hard and strong.

We epoxied and painted the floor in our Airstream with this stuff; it has held up very well to foot traffic.

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Old 06-02-2012, 05:49 AM   #16
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I no longer use a brush, because I always spray it now. I use a siphon feed cup gun @ 28 psi thinned out 10% with zylene. It goes on even and smooth. Spraying it also increases the coverage by a lot.
Good to know!

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Old 06-07-2012, 05:51 AM   #17
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Do you guys use the Metal Ready prep before por15?
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Old 06-07-2012, 08:27 AM   #18
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Yes. Highly recommended.

It's effortless with proper prior preparation, leaves the metal surface with a texture of 600 or 800 grit AlOx sandpaper making the POR-15 key to the surface like nothing else I've ever seen.

I think purman should make a special trip to a Denver speed shop and pick up a gallon so he can get the process done before his POR-15 arrives!
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Old 06-07-2012, 09:00 AM   #19
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Yes. Highly recommended.

It's effortless with proper prior preparation, leaves the metal surface with a texture of 600 or 800 grit AlOx sandpaper making the POR-15 key to the surface like nothing else I've ever seen.

I think purman should make a special trip to a Denver speed shop and pick up a gallon so he can get the process done before his POR-15 arrives!
WHAT!! thats like a 4 hour drive.. over the mountains. One Way. WITH FOUR KIDS ALL UNDER 9!!!!!!! wonder if I can find it in Grand Junction. Thats only an Hour.. through the rolling desert.
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Old 06-13-2012, 05:46 PM   #20
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Hey got the Por15 yesterday and sprayed today. I don't know why I would even think about brushing it on. It would take forever. I put two coats on and only thinned the first 1/2 quart. I didn't thin it after that. It didn't need it.

2 quarts was enough to do my 28' frame with 2 coats. And this stuff sprays nice. I've sprayed a lot of stuff lacquer to car paint and this stuff is hard to make run.... I tried.

anyway pics with be with my restoration thread. This stuff is the best. frame looks great.
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Old 06-15-2012, 03:49 PM   #21
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Hey got the Por15 yesterday and sprayed today. I don't know why I would even think about brushing it on. It would take forever. I put two coats on and only thinned the first 1/2 quart. I didn't thin it after that. It didn't need it.

2 quarts was enough to do my 28' frame with 2 coats. And this stuff sprays nice. I've sprayed a lot of stuff lacquer to car paint and this stuff is hard to make run.... I tried.

anyway pics with be with my restoration thread. This stuff is the best. frame looks great.
What did you spray with?
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Old 06-15-2012, 03:55 PM   #22
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I sprayed with a low pressure spray gun from harbor freight. The top feed purple one 10 psi. I didn't use my nice one just incase it messed it up. It did fine with proper cleaning after.
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It's been about two weeks and I still have paint on my ankles and feet. Some left on the finger nails... Don't get it on you if you are going anywhere.... IT REALLY DOESN"T COME OFF..
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