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Old 01-31-2007, 09:52 AM   #11
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I would be very tempted to try POR 15 on the aluminum.

Their little starter kit ($20) will cover 12 sq ft. I use it on steel all the time and swear by it. You have to use lots of muscle to scratch it off using the sharp corner of a screwdriver!

It also stays pliable. It does not stick to plastic like margerine containers. When I peel it out of the plastic margerine container, it feels like the covering on NiMH battery packs.

Their cataloque has a rant about a guy using it on helicopter skids, which I assume are aluminum.

The kit includes degreaser, some metal etch and the "paint" itself, along with little brushes. It comes in 5 or 6 colours, including clear!
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Old 01-31-2007, 11:21 AM   #12
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Any idea where to get the POR around the Fergus or Orangeville area?
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