>I am intrigued by the glowing TT comments regarding cold galvanizing spray.
>Since my experience is so much to the contrary, I must be “Ralphing
>up” the process somehow. I’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: “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 “cure”
>for 12 weeks. I have yet to achieve what I would consider a
>“bond.” 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.
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