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[TowerTalk] Cold Galvanizing Spray

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Cold Galvanizing Spray
From: (Steve Maki)
Date: Mon, 30 Jul 2001 12:46:27 -0400
WS6X wrote:

>I am intrigued by the glowing TT comments regarding cold galvanizing spray. 
>Since my experience is so much to the contrary, I must be &#8220;Ralphing 
>up&#8221; the process somehow. I&#8217;m hoping someone here can correct the 
>error of my ways.
>I have tried 3 different brands. I have enthusiastically read all the promo 
>stuff: &#8220;Rich with self-sacrificing zinc, creating a durable bond, etc., 
>I have applied the spray paint directly over clean, existing galvanized steel. 
>I have applied it to new, buffed (with steel wool, and/or emery cloth) steel, 
>and to chemically etched, new steel. I have allowed it to &#8220;cure&#8221; 
>for 12 weeks. I have yet to achieve what I would consider a 
>&#8220;bond.&#8221; To wit: the paint can be scraped off down to original 
>surface with the slightest effort. In fact I can even rub it off with a callus 
>on my thumb!
>What am I missing?
>Jim - WS6X

You only tried three brands? :-) I tried a dozen or so before
finding a good one.

Try "Brite Zinc".

It's leaves the hardest, best looking finish I've seen.

Steve K8LX

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