Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-25-2008, 08:59 PM   #21
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
Question which will be best

Quote:
Originally Posted by GreatPumpkin View Post
It looks interesting, but I would love to see some real life testing - some of the examples in his infomercial didn't look that great.

Make sure and post plenty of pictures and testimony on how it looks and holds up.
Just this past weekend I used plain old aluminum paint on these, maybe I'll paint one with this stuff and see which looks and holds up better.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DOOR HINGE CORROSION REPAIR 006.jpg
Views:	122
Size:	225.4 KB
ID:	66238  
__________________

__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 09:38 PM   #22
Rivet Master
 
Ganglin's Avatar
 
1971 27' Overlander
Central , Ohio
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 2,365
Images: 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chuck View Post
hmmm...wonder how that would work on a rusty stove-top.
I sent them an email about using it on a cooktop the first time the topic came up. They advised that the cooktop should have all the rust removed but that it would hold up to the heat. However, over time it will get light browning around the burner tray "as all stainless will do".
__________________

Ganglin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2008, 09:59 PM   #23
2 Rivet Member
 
1983 31' International
Belle Fourche , South Dakota
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 50
This company has sprayable aluminum, bronze, copper etc. It is a little more technical in application but the results are fantastic. I took the training class in Denver last year and was thoroughly impressed.

www.luminore.com

Rick, in the beautiful Black Hills of Dakota
310astream is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2008, 10:51 AM   #24
Be Not Afraid JMJ + AMDG
 
Roamin Cat's Avatar
 
2008 25' Safari
Quiet Green , Connecticut
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 243
Red face oops!

Quote:
Originally Posted by soldiermedic View Post
This product was discussed awhile ago in this thread.

Happy reading.

Steve
Thanks Steve!
I usually search for info before posting, sorry I skipped that step this time
Maybe a moderator will decide to merge this one into the original thread?

The thread is interesting, but it looks like we still have no info on how it really turns out (or holds up).

Judy and Bob, and Robert, looking forward to hearing from you after you try out your samples
I have a couple of items I am thinking of trying it on, if I do I will post about it.
__________________
Cats

AIRSTREAM Life

"Color delights my spirit"
avatar artist
Roamin Cat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-26-2008, 11:13 AM   #25
Be Not Afraid JMJ + AMDG
 
Roamin Cat's Avatar
 
2008 25' Safari
Quiet Green , Connecticut
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 243
Thumbs up Wow! This looks super!

Quote:
Originally Posted by 310astream View Post
This company has sprayable aluminum, bronze, copper etc. It is a little more technical in application but the results are fantastic. I took the training class in Denver last year and was thoroughly impressed.

www.luminore.com

Rick, in the beautiful Black Hills of Dakota
Thank you Rick! This product looks VERY interesting and yields beautiful results, wow!

I wish this was something I could do, I have MANY applications in the house we are renovating that Luminore is perfect for. I wonder what the start-up costs would be? Maybe I should set myself up in business

Did you know they now offer online training? You can see it here (password protected so I only saw the intro) Luminore VT

Thanks again for sharing this Rick!
__________________
Cats

AIRSTREAM Life

"Color delights my spirit"
avatar artist
Roamin Cat is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2008, 05:11 PM   #26
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
Thumbs up Liquid Stainless



Recieved the paint and clearcoat today.

This was the only brush on clear topcoat I was able to find. Will be using the clear over the door hinges that I painted recently,(not with the stainless paint.)

My next project will be the filiform. Will up-date when done.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DOOR HINGE CORROSION REPAIR 006.jpg
Views:	115
Size:	225.4 KB
ID:	66810   Click image for larger version

Name:	LIQUID STAINLESS STEEL 001.jpg
Views:	99
Size:	243.1 KB
ID:	66811  

__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2008, 05:25 PM   #27
Rivet Master
 
purman's Avatar
 
1968 28' Ambassador
Cedaredge , Colorado
Join Date: Jul 2008
Posts: 2,542
Cool keep us posted I have a bunch of stuff I could paint with this.... If it works

Sorry your the ginny pig...

If it turns out to be crap, Maybe would should send you a little something for your trouble.............
__________________
Jason

May you have at least one sunny day, and a soft chair to sit in..

2008 5.7 L V8 Sequoia
AIR # 31243
WBCCI # 6987
FOUR CORNERS UNIT
purman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2008, 01:31 PM   #28
Silver Bullit
 
timmy67's Avatar
 
1985 25' Sovereign
Edmonton , Alberta
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 94
Friendly Nudge

Have we seen any results on this yet? I'm very curious about trying on the fridge and stove.
timmy67 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2008, 02:49 PM   #29
Usually Sleepy
 
biggoofball's Avatar
 
1973 27' Overlander
East Haven , Connecticut
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 1,083
Images: 14
I saw someone use this on one of the home shows. looked quite nice.
biggoofball is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2008, 04:05 PM   #30
Rivet Master
 
easyride's Avatar
 
1977 27' Overlander
1973 27' Overlander
1963 19' Globetrotter
Naples , Florida
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,259
Images: 1
Sounds great,maybe I could get rid of the painted water heater door on one of my Airstreams.Waiting for results.Dave
easyride is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2008, 05:36 PM   #31
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
Decide for Yourself.


This is how two areas of filiform looks after using the Stainless Paint.

First off it's a water based paint, not the easiest to get right. Took some trial and error. Nice thing about water based it's a lot quicker correcting the opps. It wasn't easy, judge for yourself.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	Stainless Paint, Filiform 004.jpg
Views:	174
Size:	192.8 KB
ID:	70660   Click image for larger version

Name:	Stainless Paint, Filiform 003.jpg
Views:	191
Size:	345.7 KB
ID:	70661  

Click image for larger version

Name:	LIQUID STAINLESS STEEL 351.jpg
Views:	168
Size:	198.7 KB
ID:	70662   Click image for larger version

Name:	LIQUID STAINLESS STEEL 353.jpg
Views:	180
Size:	312.0 KB
ID:	70663  

__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-14-2009, 10:43 PM   #32
2 Rivet Member
 
jwvastine's Avatar
 
1987 23' Sovereign
Tucson , Arizona
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 82
This is my first post but I hope to contribute more as we update our 87 Sovereign.

In the meantime, I found some more examples of the use of Thomas Liquid Stainless Steel

Judy
jwvastine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2011, 02:12 PM   #33
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by ROBERT CROSS View Post

This is how two areas of filiform looks after using the Stainless Paint.

First off it's a water based paint, not the easiest to get right. Took some trial and error. Nice thing about water based it's a lot quicker correcting the opps. It wasn't easy, judge for yourself.
Here's the update almost 3yrs later...

I was a little concerned about the durability of the water based Stainless paint and clearcoat.

On the plus side...If you compare these photo's that I took today with the previous posts you can see that the attempted "repair" held up pretty well.
Even more important, the fact that the occurrence of new outbreaks has slowed dramatically. PTL

Down side....it's not a great texture match. But better than any standard paint Iv'e tried.

BTW....never did clearcoat the door hinges, sealed with Griot's Paint Sealer instead.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC07585.jpg
Views:	167
Size:	153.2 KB
ID:	133135   Click image for larger version

Name:	DSC07587.jpg
Views:	153
Size:	393.0 KB
ID:	133136  

__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 12:36 PM   #34
Rivet Master
 
Wingeezer's Avatar
 
2005 30' Classic
Burlington , Ontario
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,743
Bob,

Came across this thread when search to see if anyone had used "Thomas
Liquid SS."

My door hinges, door handle and battery box frames are rather messed up with corrosion and I am planning to use the Thomas product to refinish
them - once I have used wet/dry paper to remove the corrosion.

I contacted Thomas and - as I guess you have proven - said it would be ok for outdoor use.

I asked if I would put it directly on the sanded aluminum or if a primer should be used.

They suggested a "Primer suitable for aluminum." I don't know if there is special primer for aluminum but will check around.

Just wondering if you used any special primer?


Brian.
__________________
Brian & Connie Mitchell

2005 Classic 30'
Hensley Arrow / Centramatics
2008 GMC Sierra SLT 2500HD,4x4,Crew Cab, Diesel, Leer cap.
Wingeezer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 01:28 PM   #35
Rivet Master
 
Lumatic's Avatar
 
1971 25' Tradewind
1993 34' Excella
Currently Looking...
Estancia , New Mexico
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 7,380
Images: 16
Blog Entries: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wingeezer View Post
Bob,

I asked if I would put it directly on the sanded aluminum or if a primer should be used.

They suggested a "Primer suitable for aluminum." I don't know if there is special primer for aluminum but will check around.

Just wondering if you used any special primer?


Brian.
I have never used the liquid stainless steel but it sounds pretty good.

If I had it handy I would use an acid etching primer. But, if you don't have it you will probably need to buy at least a gallon and maybe have it shipped.

Otherwise I would use some fine emery paper to get some tooth for the paint to hang on to.
__________________
Sail on silver girl. Sail on by. Your time has come to shine.
Lumatic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-28-2011, 01:56 PM   #36
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by Wingeezer View Post
Bob,

Came across this thread when search to see if anyone had used "Thomas
Liquid SS."

My door hinges, door handle and battery box frames are rather messed up with corrosion and I am planning to use the Thomas product to refinish
them - once I have used wet/dry paper to remove the corrosion.

I contacted Thomas and - as I guess you have proven - said it would be ok for outdoor use.

I asked if I would put it directly on the sanded aluminum or if a primer should be used.

They suggested a "Primer suitable for aluminum." I don't know if there is special primer for aluminum but will check around.

Just wondering if you used any special primer?


Brian.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lumatic View Post
I have never used the liquid stainless steel but it sounds pretty good.

If I had it handy I would use an acid etching primer. But, if you don't have it you will probably need to buy at least a gallon and maybe have it shipped.

Otherwise I would use some fine emery paper to get some tooth for the paint to hang on to.
Brain & Lumatic

Check out post's 467, 489 & 493 on this thread for what I did for the hinge's and battery box surround.

I have only used the LSS on the filiform corrosion, I'll try and find it, it's somewhere on the "corrosion" thread.

NOPE....it's rite here on post #31.

Bob
__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 07:05 AM   #37
Rivet Master
 
Wingeezer's Avatar
 
2005 30' Classic
Burlington , Ontario
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,743
Bob,

Those pics look great. I wasn't clear though, on the battery box surrounds, are they just highly polished back to plain aluminum or did you just wet/dry paper them to get them really smooth again and then paint them with something?

I can't keep my trailer at home and so probably won't invest the time that you did - my plan is to try to sand off all the corrosion, give the rest a light sanding, then hand paint with then LSS.

I do have a couple of small airbrushes - not sure if i will try spraying the paint or using small brushes. LSS show brush applications on their website that turn out looking good.

Since it is pretty much all hand work, I was thinking to gather the supplies and take it with me when we head to Florida this winter to pick away at - course the Mrs always gets ticked off when I do that, she figures we should be always out going places, but I enjoy tinkering!

I guess it will be important to tape well around the items when sanding, I'm concerned about damaging the trailer skin.

LSS is hard to find here in Canada but I think I have found a place that can get it for me. LSS won't ship to customers outside US.

I am still checking to find a suitable primer - looks like Rust-Oleum sell an aluminum primer, but once more, so far I have not found it locally. What's wrong with us up here in the frozen north?!

Brian

PS - I have no doubt that the Honey Brown helped, but I have a strong preference for IPA's - we'll see how that works out!
__________________
Brian & Connie Mitchell

2005 Classic 30'
Hensley Arrow / Centramatics
2008 GMC Sierra SLT 2500HD,4x4,Crew Cab, Diesel, Leer cap.
Wingeezer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 07:20 AM   #38
Rivet Master
 
noreen&sal's Avatar
 
1981 27' Excella II
mays landing , South Jersey
Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 1,179
Images: 9
Zinc chromate is a good primer available at most hardware or big box stores. Sal.
__________________
Sal & Nora
Let us live so that when we die even the undertaker will be sorry. Mark Twain
AIR 42483
TAC N.J. 17
WBCCI 24740
noreen&sal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 07:34 AM   #39
CLOUDSPLITTER "Tahawus"
 
ROBERT CROSS's Avatar

 
2003 25' Classic
Zanadude Nebula , Milky Way
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 13,880
Images: 1
"Those pics look great. I wasn't clear though, on the battery box surrounds, are they just highly polished back to plain aluminum or did you just wet/dry paper them to get them really smooth again and then paint them with something?"


Brian,

No paint on the battery surrounds, sanded as described, polished, then coated with Griot's Paint Sealer.
The sealer works great on the whole trailer also.
Masking well is a must, I used several layers of blue painters tape.

Bob
__________________
"Any nation that can survive what we have lately in the way of government, is on the high road to permanent glory."
Molly Ivins

"Just because you don't know how, doesn't mean you canít."
Amanamus

"Never tow faster than your Guardian Angel can Fly"


Sweet Streams....🌥
ROBERT CROSS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2011, 07:54 AM   #40
Rivet Master
 
Wingeezer's Avatar
 
2005 30' Classic
Burlington , Ontario
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 2,743
Quote:
Originally Posted by noreen View Post
Zinc chromate is a good primer available at most hardware or big box stores. Sal.
Thanks, I'll follow up on that!

Brian.
__________________

__________________
Brian & Connie Mitchell

2005 Classic 30'
Hensley Arrow / Centramatics
2008 GMC Sierra SLT 2500HD,4x4,Crew Cab, Diesel, Leer cap.
Wingeezer is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The quest for a new stainless steel frame boatdoc Repairing/Replacing Floor &/or Frame 64 11-28-2015 08:43 PM
Stainless steel corrosion Dave-O Stoves, Ovens & Microwaves 21 04-05-2014 07:30 PM
Stainless Steel Cleaning help surferstyler Interior Restoration Forum 10 08-23-2006 06:44 PM
Stainless steel wool and mice barbwire All Argosy Trailers 14 12-02-2002 11:01 PM
stainless steel wheel simulators Larry Brown General Motorhome Topics 11 11-26-2002 09:10 PM


Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by the Airstream, Inc. or any of its affiliates. Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:52 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.