RE: Krylon Clear Acrylic on Brass Question

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From: Kevin Muenzler WB5RUE (wb5rue@stic.net)
Date: Thu Nov 19 1998 - 16:22:00 EST


Check with a music shop, one that sells and repairs BRASS instruments. They
have an enamel that is designed for brass that should work great.

Kevin

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU
> [mailto:owner-qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU]On Behalf Of
> Chuck Adams
> Sent: Thursday, November 19, 1998 1:17 PM
> To: Low Power Amateur Radio Discussion
> Subject: Krylon Clear Acrylic on Brass Question
>
>
>
> Gang,
>
> I have the prototype to the Vibroplex Brass
> Racer and I did not like the varnish or laquer
> finish on it, so I took it apart and refinished
> it.
>
> Well, after a year I find that the Krylon Clear
> coating has seemingly disengaged itself from
> the brass in some places. So is anyone here
> an expert on what is going on?
>
> I know it is not fingerprints or dirt or grease 'cuz
> I cleaned it before applying a coat of clear and
> I followed the usual instructions, temp and
> humidty etc. I figure that thermal contractions
> and expansions over the year has caused
> the condition. It's not that bad, but I just noticed
> it and want to remedy it if possible.
>
> Just wondering before I redo it.
>
> FYI
> --
> Chuck Adams K5FO adams@ticnet.com CP-60
> http://www.ticnet.com/k5fo
>


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