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Post# 391927   5/13/2018 at 16:22 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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Paint touch up and clean the bumper compact c9

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Post# 391931 , Reply# 1   5/13/2018 at 19:04 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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Looks good. I've not seen deck over rustoleum paint on a vac. I think that is what you used but not positive. Only issue is don't let paint freeze. We put on our concrete and trex.
Let's say trex dry rotted and it flaked off concrete. Took longer to pull deck boards than anything. Let's say 6x8 porch took me 20 hours. 17 was removing boards. 3 to replank with redwood and put railing on.
So ya don't let it freeze. Nice idea too.

Post# 391934 , Reply# 2   5/13/2018 at 20:32 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
i think it was

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I used tremclad blue enemal paint on my compact c9 vacuum cleaner work well

the paint on the cement walk way will be remove tomorrow easy i think the paint came out good on my Compact
i had the vacuum outside on the cement walkway .

This post was last edited 05/13/2018 at 20:52
Post# 391936 , Reply# 3   5/13/2018 at 21:02 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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They have different names for each paint brand. It's actually a good idea if you think of the enamel fills in perfections and weatherproofs it.
Did you sand body of vacuum down or just tape and paint?

Post# 391937 , Reply# 4   5/13/2018 at 21:13 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        

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mostly tape and paint whit a sponge and brush was painted last year i just did touch up and alight over coat enamel tremclad blue now my vacuum is indoor ready to be use looks so pretty .

Post# 391939 , Reply# 5   5/13/2018 at 21:38 by Lesinutah (Utah)        

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I'd give 1 to 2 days before use to let paint cure.

Post# 391940 , Reply# 6   5/13/2018 at 21:42 by compactc9guy (Bathurst New Brunswick Canada )        
shes dry

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shes pretty much dry i let her in the sun fora few hours shes bone dry now

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