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Re: Surface rust

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Subject: Re: Surface rust
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 01 Apr 2001 22:14:21 -0700
The only problem is that primer won't prevent rust.

on 4/1/01 9:24 AM, Doug at wrote:

> I'm stripping a '65 B down for a fairly complete restoration. The car has
> about three layers of paint/fill/ bondo and I'm working one section at a
> time, using aircraft stripper, heat, and wire brushes. I just returned from
> a couple weeks out of town, and my concerns over surface rust appear to have
> come true: A light surface rust is showing up on the stripped metal.
> I don't suspect I'll be ready to paint the car anytime soon, so I need to
> know what I can do to protect the bare metal from rust.
> I'm thinking the best I can do would be to spray paint primer on when I'm
> done stripping a section and just count on stripping it again before I
> paint. Shouldn't be too hard to strip off a thin coat of cheap primer/
> I'd appreciate any ideas!


Max Heim
'66 MGB GHN3L76149
If you're near Mountain View, CA,
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