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Restoring M416 Trailer

#31 User is offline   SodMan 

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Posted 15 June 2008 - 06:26 PM

View PostSmokey, on Jun 15 2008, 02:33 PM, said:

Well I am not done, but close enough that I could roll it out of the garage for my father's day gift to myself and take some pictures. I still have to get the stencils to paint on, the tarp, put on the wheel hubs and finish up the wiring.

Here are the photos. :2thumup: :biggrin1: :band:

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Sorry for the glare on a couple of the pictures. Once I am done I will do a complete write up...

Very nice Smokey. I didn't know a Mustang would fit on top of a M416 :lol:
I do like that Mustang. O'yea I think you did a great job on the trailer to. :2thumup:
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Posted 05 July 2008 - 01:55 AM

Nice job.

For future reference, I sell PPG paint and have all of the military colors matched in our industrial paint.

Federal Standard 24087 is a correct army color for the Korean War to the Viet-Nam War era. Fed Std 24052 is for Marines vehicles.

Keep the trailer out of the sun as much as possible, the two brands that "cater" to our hobby have a bad habit of fading quickly in UV rays. I'm not attempting to "run down" the competition, just passing along a fact that may save you a future re-paint. But then, the technology (solvent borne alkyd enamels) are a sixty year old technology and can't be expected to do much better.
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