Faded Black Aluminum Mast - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 05-25-2001 Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Posts: 41
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Rep Power: 0
 
Faded Black Aluminum Mast

Does anyone know of a product or process (other than re-anodizing) to restore the color to a formerly black mast? I''m hoping that there''s something out there that works like the bluing treatment used to restore the color to blue steel guns.
goduke is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 05-27-2001
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 113
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
 
Faded Black Aluminum Mast

RGS:

Your mast was most likely iridited, then anodized, and finally painted. That''s the common sequence, anyway. That means you''re really asking what''s the best way to replace or renew the painted surface of the mast. Regretably, the answer is probably to repaint it (mast down, hardware off, proper paint prep, etc.). Long on work, low on expense (the good news) and a great time to take care of all the other little things that suffer from inattention up there. <g>

I''d recommend the International Paints product line: they offer a very good primer, compatible with a good selection of 1- or 2-part paints. I refinished my 3 Bomar hatches (aluminum castings) with their products and found them easy to work with. I used a brush, while you''d want to spray, so you may want to call their Tech line first and have them send you the Tech Sheets for those products.

Jack
jack_patricia is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Deck stepped Mast-Always Bad ? Mrs Mutiny Boat Review and Purchase Forum 24 10-05-2009 07:55 PM
which 38ft boat? bluewaterdreamer Boat Review and Purchase Forum 10 10-03-2007 12:54 PM
30ft Catalina BigRuss Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 09-09-2006 05:33 PM
what mast? jrwright Boat Review and Purchase Forum 3 03-14-2004 08:19 PM
Is one better than the other? gandydancer Gear & Maintenance 7 07-11-2002 06:08 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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 On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome