Before an primer can be applied some extra supports need to be made.
Kevin McWilliams helps make some 18" diameter bulkheads to support the
While Kevin and myself got things ready, Victor Lock and Joe Zamiska
picked up Joe's compressor and stopped off to get paint and all other
Pipe stands and a special jacking gear support the aft end of the
booster section. The forward section is supported by a pipe through
The second picture shows a close-up of the "Delrin" rail guides.
Victor Lock helped by prepping the area including an additional run to
Home Depot to pick up more plastic sheeting.
With the sheeting in place Joe Zamiska began shooting the sealer.
Joe was just a painting machine, with everyone else either getting
parts ready, or getting Joe whatever he needed.
Overall once the gun started spraying things went very smoothly and
Kevin was able to get all the parts taped, just in time for Joe
to shoot them.
Two coats of "high build" primer were shot on the Black Brant.
You really has to be there to see how great it looked, but here's some
shots to try and give everyone at least some idea.
The last shot is Vic and & Joe saying "Damm, that looks
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