It probably won't take very long for the aluminum to get that nice, dull look,
and become less visible (without paint) all on its own.
Painting it a dull color right now would be proactive on your part and would
give the appearance that you at least care a little about your XYL's feelings
(whether or not it actually hides anything). Perception is a big thing!
73 Mike N2MG
On Thu, 26 July 2001, "FireBrick" wrote:
> may be easier to spray paint the landscaping an oxidized gray, it will blend
> in better.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Eddy Avila" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, July 26, 2001 8:31 PM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Painting antennas, need advice
> > Well, the xyl is up in arms about my new 32' butternut vertical in the
> > yard!!! G A D!!
> > So, I'm afraid I need to paint the damn thing, probably green so its not
> > "bright" in her landscape. Any suggestions on a paint manufacturer? I've
> > heard many paints contain metal particles which I would guess would be a
> > thing on the antenna and should be avoided?
> > Thanks for any suggestions/experiences --
> > 73...../ed
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