Thanks Pete.....I'll hit the archives!
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 7:04 AM, Pete Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> There's a lot in the archive on this. I used a pressure washer to
> remove the old loose paint, then a primer specially formulated for
> galvanized metal, followed by good quality latex house paint. After 15
> years, aside from a little wear on the tower rungs from climbing, it
> looks essentially like it did the day I painted it.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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> On 1/17/2011 7:39 AM, Joel Harrison wrote:
> > I have a tower I have acquired that has been painted red& white that I
> > to paint over so it looks "natural" or as close to its unpainted
> > color as possible. The tower is in excellent condx so it is just a
> > issue, not a structural one of rust or diminishing galvanizing.
> > Is there a specific paint that anyone here has used or any tips on tower
> > painting?
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73 Joel W5ZN
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