Re: Painting Problem

Jon Finley <finley@...>

Wow!! When did you join us Jeff?? I had no idea we such an authority among
us!! Welcome and please jump in as often as time permits!

For those that don't know Jeff has been in the composite world for a very
long time and is an "authority" in my book. I don't know his entire history
but it does include lots of work on Rutan "style" planes. How about a brief
resume Jeff?
Jon Finley
Q1 N54JF - 1835cc VW
Q2 N90MG - Subaru EA-81 DD Turbo
Apple Valley, Minnesota

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeff Russell [mailto:Jeff@...]
Sent: Monday, September 25, 2000 1:30 PM
To: Q-LIST@...
Subject: Re: [Q-LIST] Painting Problem

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Dave Richardson wrote:

> I found a patch on my airplane that does not seem to want
> to hold paint.


If it was WD40, the grease could be down to the glass and must
be removed before anything will quit leaching it to the paint.

1) Sand the micro down to the glass.
2) Wipe the glass with a damp cloth with (little) lacquer thinner
on it. Do not soak because you can eat out the foam because of
3) Re-micro fill
4) sand and then Cab-O-Sil and epoxy coat the sanded micro with a thin
5) Re-prime and then paint.

That should stop your problem

anyone flying a Tri-Q or Q-200 close to the Ft. Pierce, Fl. I would
love to trade rides in our AeroCanard for one in yours. My friend
Scott Swing says that their the best flying machine he has been in.
I would like to find this out myself.

Jeff Russell/AeroCad Inc. Website:
Sponsor- Canard Aviators canard Aviators page

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