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Old 13 July 2010, 12:16   #1
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Painting Outboards

My beloved Tohatsu outboard has picked up a few scrapes and scratches down to the bare aluminium. Can I just paint over these with the appropriate paint or do I need to prep/treat the areas first?

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Old 17 July 2010, 02:12   #2
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that depends on you
would you rattle can your car,
or sand, prime and blend to a perfect finish
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Whatever you do .. don't paint over the sacrificial anodes
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did mine with rattle cans!
as with all things, it's all in the prep
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Tidy .. Did it gain any horses when you stuck the decals on ?
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Old 17 July 2010, 15:49   #7
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thanks!
no unfortunatly still just the 30hp
minus the geegee's that have left the stable since it left the factory!
must say i was disapointed when i took the hood off though
someone had painted V8 on it
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