Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

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Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby silverbullet » 30 Jan 2020, 16:13

Any recommended brands? Rattle can over brushing paint preferred.

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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby Jim San » 30 Jan 2020, 16:30

Also interested. I've heard good things about spray hammerite (the paint of bodgers when I was a kid!)
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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby clift_d » 30 Jan 2020, 16:42

I used an aerosol can of Frost Extreme Chassis Black in satin finish for ours. Quick and effective.
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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby bigherb » 30 Jan 2020, 19:19

I buy it in 5l cans, use it for most steelwork contains zinc phospate for anti rust, brushes nicely or use it in the spray gun but they do aerosols as well.

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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby 937carrera » 30 Jan 2020, 19:56

I use Hammerite smooth and satin for various jobs, both readily available in aerosol. Tarts up a towbar well. Never used the Frost stuff, but I would expect it is good.
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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby silverbullet » 30 Jan 2020, 21:13

Hammerite isnt what it used to be, different solvents to the original stuff (that I became sensitized to after painting a flypress bench indoors in hot weather, horrendous headaches)

Thanks for the rec's.

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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby silverbullet » 11 Feb 2020, 10:01

Arc-rite chassis paint. Put the whole 400ml can on it after a thorough prep with 240 grit and some Hycote etch prime on the new metal additions.Image

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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby T3luestar » 11 Feb 2020, 10:27

Think I only paid around £40 to get mine blasted and powder coated.
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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby silverbullet » 11 Feb 2020, 13:29

I'm not a fan of powder coat tbh. Goes on too heavy and chips too easily.
This paint seems to have gone on nicely.

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Re: Chassis black paint for Towbar refinishing etc

Postby slowcoach » 13 Feb 2020, 07:41

My powder coated wheels didn't last very well, though I'm not the best at keeping them clean.

Now how do they paint cement mixer drums??
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