Flexy rack question!

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by MikePeroni, Feb 16, 2003.

  1. MikePeroni

    MikePeroni Stunt Coordinator

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    Just wondering if you can paint the threaded rod and washer/nut hardware before assembly without having trouble getting the nuts on or chipping the paint on the threaded rods...thanks! Also is there a anti-vibration advantage to using MFD as opposed to plywood??
     
  2. Mike Matheson

    Mike Matheson Second Unit

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    Hi Mike,

    I painted (sprayed) my allthread rods before assembly and wished I hadn't. Made getting the nuts on a slow, tedious process. Lost a little paint on the rods. However, I've heard others mention that for them it worked reasonably ok. I didn't have any problems painting the nuts & washers.

    How good are you at spraying? [​IMG] (if you try it, be sure it's a really light coat)

    Not sure on the vibration stuff (have heard it to be so because of density & other factors, but it's all hearsay to me).

    Regards,

    Mike
     
  3. Kevin Deacon

    Kevin Deacon Second Unit

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    Don't do it!!! I just assembled a flexy for my son after spraying the rods, nuts and washers. The rods now look like crap and will need to be touched up severely. Oh yeah, I used a light coat of rustoleum black lacquer paint.
     
  4. Patrick Sun

    Patrick Sun Moderator
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    If you wanted to pretty up the rods, you can also try using cable loom to cover the rods.
     

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