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pequotman posted 09-04-2002 05:23 PM ET (US)   Profile for pequotman   Send Email to pequotman  
One thing I thought I might attend to prior to placing the skeggard over the remaining stump of sa keg is re-painting the lower unit. I am clueles as to how to best prep the surface and what paint is best to use. Engine is an 88 Johnson 225 (white).
Bigshot posted 09-05-2002 10:11 AM ET (US)     Profile for Bigshot  Send Email to Bigshot     
Go to ANY marine store and buy "johnson White" Tempo paint about $6-7 a can. Just sand and paint. You can use primer if you choose. The zinc chromate is great but do NOT put on heavy. You just want to cover the bare metal slightly. If you paint it with the zinc, it will peel. I do not use primer.
jimh posted 09-05-2002 01:15 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
pequotman posted 09-05-2002 08:39 PM ET (US)     Profile for pequotman  Send Email to pequotman     
thank you very muck for the replies. This information is very helpful.
pequotman posted 09-05-2002 08:40 PM ET (US)     Profile for pequotman  Send Email to pequotman     
"much" -- sorry for the typo!!

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