Priming

14-06 Priming

Lots of parts to prepare for priming. I’d planned to scuff and degrease them in the morning, and spray the acid etch in the afternoon. But it took so long I ran out of energy,…


Countersink Priming 13-03

Rather than spot prime as suggested by Vans, I couldn’t face over 1000 holes! I decided to prime the top of the spar flanges … although a bit of work setting up to spray etc,…


Baggage Area Painting

As mentioned in the last post, I realised that several other areas in the structure will be visible in the baggage area. Although a bit of extra work, in order to keep my options open,…




Scuff, Clean & Prime

Lots of components to prepare for priming. A scuff with maroon Scotchbrite, then a clean/degrease with Acetone.   For degreasing & cleaning I use CERTEK™ Wiping Roll  , lint free and durable paper sheets. I get through…



Dimpling & Priming Skins

Used the soldering iron to remove the vinyl from the outside rivet lines.  Then deburred the skin edges using the Vixen File and then the 1″ Scotchbrite Wheel on my 90º Die Grinder. Hole Deburring…



Priming Rudder Parts

Preparation for priming … scuffing lightly with maroon Scotchbrite, then cleaning and degreasing with Acetone. I’m using  a CERTEK™ Non-Linting wiping roll, which is a clean lint free wiping product that will not tear or shred fibre….