Monday, August 21, 2006
Last week, on the "Brasspounders" e-mail reflector, I saw an inquiry by Grover Cleveland K7TP regarding black crackle finish paint for refinishing a Vibroplex Bug base.
Never one to hesitate offering advice, I sent Grover an e-mail and pictures, showing him how I used Rustoleum "Black Hammer Finish" paint to restore the base of my Vibroplex Original Standard.
Grover like the idea and use it on his Bug. When it was finished, he sent me the photo, which appears above, of his handiwork. It is a refurbished Vibroplex Zephyr, which is basically a Vibroplex Champion on a narrow base. Isn't it a beauty? Grover did an outstanding job; and it's nice to see a classic bug in "like new" condition.
73 de Larry W2LJ