Re: [CR]re: lug lining

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Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 21:05:47 -0800 (PST)
From: "Fred Rafael Rednor" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]re: lug lining
In-Reply-To: <>

I've also done it with enamels meant for plastic models (I've used both Testors and Humbrol, although the latter may no longer be available in the USA). But I've often wondered if the stuff used for pinstriping cars would work better? After all, it has a higher lead content so it is more opaque, even in the light colors. This is the stuff I'm talking about:
     Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia

--- wrote:

> Wayne wrote:
> It can, indeed, be done in the basement with model paint. I
> did it.
> Had to practice a bit, and had to correct some mistakes, but
> it can be
> done. See results here:
> Looks a lot better than the lug lining on my '73 Raleigh RRA,
> if I do
> say so myself!
> Wayne Bingham
> Lovettsville VA
> **********
> Wayne! Nice job!
> I have to say, of all the factory lug-lining jobs I've ever
> seen
> two stand out: the lug-lining on 60s Paramounts (I still
> covet one
> in canary yellow with red lug-lining and chromed head-lugs..
> I have yet to find one in my size...found a white one once,
> but
> the owner wouldn't sell it to me..I made him a really good
> offer too..<g>)
> That particular lug-lining style on Paramounts is unique in
> my experience..
> did any other marque do it that way?
> ...and, also, the lug-lining on Swiss Condors, a seldom-seen
> marque...the
> lugs are flawlessly lined on the the *top* of the lugs,
> rather than on
> the tubes, or at the joint. Very elegant, as can be seen
> here:
> I'm lucky enough to be caretaker of this particular steed.
> Charles Andrews
> Socal
> _______________________________________________

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