Priming


26 – More Part Preparation

I’ve been pressing on with preparing more parts for priming. Lots of reading ahead has been needed to work out what needs to be done to each part before priming. The picture above shows match…


26-02 to 07 Part Preparation

Reading through Section 26 it’s immediately obvious that there are lots of parts. I decided to prepare the parts up to page 26-07 initially. As always this involves missing out steps that mention rivets until…




21-06 Priming Flap Parts

Etch Primer After scuffing and degreasing I got the acid etch primer sprayed … basically a day’s work! As luck would have it, we are having unusually warm weather here in the UK … 15ºC…




16 – Top Skins Primed

After a 3 hour scuffing & degreasing session, it was time to prime the top skins, stiffeners and doublers. I decided to support the skins vertically to allow easier spraying. All done, so when the…


Rear Spar Priming

Of course priming begins by using Maroon Scotchbrite to lightly scuff, then by degreasing with Acetone.   Spraying The spars are quite long, so I ended up fitting them diagonally across my spray booth. The…