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Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

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jbfan77

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Post Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:35 pm

Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

What kind of paint do I need to re-do the shell of the carver mono blocks.. they are pretty old and I like to restore them. thanks
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Post Sun Apr 10, 2011 5:37 pm

Oh boy...

There is no paint. They are anodized. If you do want to paint? The world is at your command.
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Post Sun Apr 10, 2011 7:31 pm

Re: Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

I've painted the tops of C-1s. I used Premium RUST-OLEUM® Black Satin Classic, Low-Sheen Finish — it's a smooth protective spray enamel.
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Post Sat Apr 16, 2011 9:02 am

Re: Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

Thats Baked on Enamel I think.
Better off to use what Bill suggested.
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Post Sat Apr 16, 2011 9:06 am

Re: Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

Strip 'em down and have them powder coated.
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Post Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:14 pm

Re: Carver Mono blocks Silver 7 t

Unless they look like they've been on the titanic,I'd Just clean them up and leave'em be.Painting or powder coating them would probably hurt the value of the amps.Unless they have that nasty purple hue that I've seen some of the Carver Preamps get.Then by all means go for it.

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