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hey guys quick question

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by ericbu, Jan 10, 2011.

  1. ericbu

    ericbu Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    hey im new to the site, i have a question, when your repainting/sanding a plow what do you guys do?
     
  2. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Welcome to plow site, do a search on your type of plow and you should find the help you are looking for
     
  3. ddb maine

    ddb maine Senior Member
    Messages: 832

    Theres an answer for every option. Use a wire wheel. You''l remove scale only and less good steel. Then you can have it powder coated, spray bomb it, automotive paint, house paint, finger paint... give you a chance to check welds and such too.
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    wire wheel

    then cheep throw away brush and roller with tray for paint.

    if myers or fisher http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=150 sunburst yellow got to click the yellow square.

    if western / boss / hiniker http://www.rustoleum.com/CBGProduct.asp?pid=150 sunrise red got to click the first red square.

    no primer needed. plow at nice warm temp. not cold from outside. 70-up is best. and leave it sit for more than 1 - 2 days if possible.

    did this with my fisher and workin great.
     
  5. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    First: Wait for summer! Or have a heated garage.
    Most metal paints / Primers need 70 degrees. It depends on how bad the plow is rusted to how much work it needs. If it's real bad it needs sand blasted. Cleaned REAL WELL then shot with primer.Any rust spots need to be treated with rust reformer after blasting then primer. After it dries it needs to be shot with at least 3 coats of paint. Even after this it will not last as long as the original powder coat finish.Snow,Ice, salt, and grit are hard on plows!