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Old 09-29-2016, 10:21 AM   #1093
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A friend of mine has a new Airstream that has a small blemish, what is it and can it grow. (see attached pic.)
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Old 09-29-2016, 10:59 AM   #1094
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A friend of mine has a new Airstream that has a small blemish, what is it and can it grow. (see attached pic.)
Research "filiform corrosion". It's almost unavoidable. Airplanes suffer from it too.
It's usually the result of oxygen getting thru the clearcoating at the edge of the panel and progressing from there. It must be stopped or will continue to spread.

Remove the clearcoating (Scotchbrite or abrasive paper. Always use a straight motion, not rotary to avoid polishing issues. I recommend lengthwise motions, along with the "grain" of the metal. Do not use a rotary/mechanical device or you will "burn thru" the clearcoating which will result in a browned/burnt residue which is hard to remove.) Remove the corrosion with a "scotchbrite" pad, polish it "with" the grain of the metal (likely length-wise), clean with alcohol, then recoat it with automotive clearcoating available from auto paint suppliers in fingernail-polish-type touch-up bottles and aerosol cans.
My favorite:
https://www.amazon.com/Chrysler-Dodg...+up+clear+coat
Others:
https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-B.../dp/B00407NK6A
Also a pen type: https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-S...+up+clear+coat
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Research "filiform corrosion". It's almost unavoidable. Airplanes suffer from it too.
It's usually the result of oxygen getting thru the clearcoating at the edge of the panel and progressing from there. It must be stopped or will continue to spread.

Remove the clearcoating (Scotchbrite or abrasive paper. Always use a straight motion, not rotary to avoid polishing issues. I recommend lengthwise motions, along with the "grain" of the metal. Do not use a rotary/mechanical device or you will "burn thru" the clearcoating which will result in a browned/burnt residue which is hard to remove.) Remove the corrosion with a "scotchbrite" pad, polish it "with" the grain of the metal (likely length-wise), clean with alcohol, then recoat it with automotive clearcoating available from auto paint suppliers in fingernail-polish-type touch-up bottles and aerosol cans.
My favorite:
https://www.amazon.com/Chrysler-Dodg...+up+clear+coat
Others:
https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-B.../dp/B00407NK6A
Also a pen type: https://www.amazon.com/Dupli-Color-S...+up+clear+coat
thanks, very helpful

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Old 10-07-2016, 07:09 AM   #1096
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Old 10-08-2016, 01:42 PM   #1097
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I'll go crawl back under my rock now.

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It was just an observation. None of my threads have 100 views. I just thought it was remarkable that not one person has made a comment out of 10000 views since your last report. It is not a comment on your thread. I have contributed to it. The only way I know about this milestone is that I am subscribed to it.


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Time for a deep check....

Its been 6 years and time to do a deep check. Removed flooring and everything looks great, a little damp by the door but no major problems. Went with Pergo flooring 6 years ago and would highly recommend "not" to use, what little water by the door cause damage to the finish floor, the Pergo acted like a sponge drawing the water in, swelling the floor, and doing damage to the finished floor. Going with the all new Smartcore waterproof flooring from Lowes.

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Fresh coat of paint, once dry with lay new floor...

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Streaming Direct TV using my iPhone 7 plus, works great, unlimited streaming. Will also be able to watch dvr recordings.

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Interesting. Who is your service provider? Unlimited is cool.

Great picture quality, btw.

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Interesting. Who is your service provider? Unlimited is cool.

Great picture quality, btw.

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Our cell phone and satilite service provider is AT&T, AT&T owns Direct TV. With Direct TV we downloaded their app that gives us free unlimited tv / dvr to our iPhone. To connect to tv you will need a lightning Digital AV Adapter. See below pic's.

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