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Re: [oletrucks] POR 15

To: "Tom C." <c_tom@bellsouth.net>, "zman"
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] POR 15
From: "Spencer" <wits_end@worldnet.att.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 16:35:31 -0700
When I talked to the POR 15 folks about a similar situation (and I still
haven't used the products I bought) they recommended I used their metal etch
product to prepare clean metal for the POR.  I'm planning to clean  my frame
as best I can without going nuts, etching it, then PORing it.


----- Original Message -----
From: Tom C. <c_tom@bellsouth.net>
To: zman <zman@gibbon.kungfumonkey.com>; Dennis Larson
Cc: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 4:11 PM
Subject: RE: [oletrucks] POR 15

> So it would be best if I didn't use the cup brush I have on my 4" hand
> grinder? I should just use a wire brush and knock off what is loose and
> comes off easy by hand? I actually used the cup brush on a small section,
> and it took it down to a black finish, it wasn't really a shiny metal
> but it was a lot smoother than the rust that was on it. If i take it down
> the black finish, would that be enough for POR15 to adhere to? Should I
> rough up the metal with a semi rough sand paper, would that help?
> Thanks
> Tom in SC
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net
> [mailto:owner-oletrucks@autox.team.net]On Behalf Of zman
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 3:02 PM
> To: Dennis Larson
> Cc: oletrucks@autox.team.net
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] POR 15
> On Fri, 24 Oct 2003, Dennis Larson wrote:
> > I"ve used POR 15 quite a bit.  It's great stuff.  Just wear gloves when
> you
> > use it unless you want to wear it for awhile.  DO not put it on threads
> > bolts.  Heads would be ok.  It will not ever come off if put on
> > When cleaning an area for application do not take all the rust off.  IF
> the
> > metal is to clean it won't stick.  It's expensive but good.  Poor what
> > think you will need into another container, and you cannot pour it back.
> > Keep the lid groove on the can clean and when thru place some cellophane
> over
> > the top of the can first then put the lid on.  I"ve been told to turn
> can
> > over and store it on its lid after being opened.  The shelf life of a
> > previously opened can is not that great, a month or 2 so try to use it
> up
> > quicklly.
> This is why I buy the multi pack, then I have a few small containers of it
> rather than one big one. Works better for me.
> --
> Scott H. Zekanis
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