Aluminum corners

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Aluminum corners

Post by CJ51973 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:59 pm

Pulled the aluminum corners I got from Chris the other day. They still have the material data printed on them. What would you do? Sand or remove this and leave them raw (my preference). Or would you paint them? What would remove this print?


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Re: Aluminum corners

Post by lexgator » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:29 pm

Once you paint you will have to repaint. I’d leave them raw. Unfortunately mine were powder coated and immediately stared peeling. I’m touching them up on a regular basis.

Is the data the blue ink stamping or engraved. Having a hard time visualizing.
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Re: Aluminum corners

Post by CJ51973 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:37 pm

Ink printing. 6061 aluminum and aluminum who made it


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Post by F9K9 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:50 pm

The ink printing will clean up. Mine are raw and approx 8 yrs old now. If, I had a "do over", I'd coat them with "Shark Hide". I believe eastern makes the product.
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Re: Aluminum corners

Post by lexgator » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:50 pm

Any decent solvent will clean off the print. Can’t wait to see them.
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Post by CJ51973 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:55 pm

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Post by TwoStep » Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:13 am

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Re: Aluminum corners

Post by akjason » Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:14 pm

Didn't max at moab polish his, and said never again. So don't polish them.

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Re: Aluminum corners

Post by Reeko » Thu Nov 30, 2017 1:31 pm

I used goo gone on mine to get the ink off. They do start to oxidize over time. I’d recommend the shark skin spray as well.


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