cowling prep for paint

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by galleta_loco, Feb 1, 2013.

  1. galleta_loco

    galleta_loco Well-Known Member

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    The old paint on this motor is flaking off revealing the glass smooth black underneath.What grit sandpaper should I use to give the surface some teeth without scratching it too deep?[​IMG]
     
  2. paint it black

    paint it black Paddling away...

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    320 grit would be ideal. I suggest you prime it, and wetsand the primer with 320 grit again. Use a soft block to ensure you sand evenly, and it shouldn't gouge into the surface.
     

  3. galleta_loco

    galleta_loco Well-Known Member

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    Used the krylon primer for plastics and nissan paint my neighbor has a sign shop and whipped me out some logos.[​IMG]
     
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