Painting your Zenith aircraft (25)

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Recommendations for Graphics?

I’m doing a builder’s assist on a 750 Cruzer. I’m approaching the point of painting and graphics / striping. I was referred to Aero Graphic…

Started by David Watson

2 Jul 13, 2023
Reply by David Watson

Prime mating areas or not?

Do you really have to prime the mating surfaces when assembling the aircraft if you're going to prime/paint the complete exterior?  Or is p…

Started by Mark Sage

2 Jun 13, 2023
Reply by Bob Simmons

Where is it OK to leave aluminum "naked"?

I'm starting to think about how I will finish-out my 750. I understand that the 6061-T6 is very corrosion resistant and doesn't require any…

Started by John Austin

6 Aug 3, 2021
Reply by Michael Shutze

Wing Attachment Timming

After completing my wings tanks and lights all checked. I still have the upper root end skins clecoed on. In an effort to paint the wings b…

Started by Jeffrey Paul Roberts

2 Sep 9, 2020
Reply by Jeffrey Paul Roberts

Etch prime prior to assembly

Hi All  I have just started my 650B project and I live on the coast,should I etch prime all parts prior to assembly? Im a little concerned…

Started by Greg O'Shannessy

2 Jun 5, 2020
Reply by Greg O'Shannessy

Vinyl vs Paint

Just wanted to get some feedback on an idea. I have contacted three vinyl companies about installing vinyl instead of paint on my 701. All…

Started by Vann Covington

42 Aug 28, 2019
Reply by Wesley Parker

Video - How to paint an airplane

I thought this is a well done, super helpful video and apparently the first of an entire series. He is painting a CH750 CruZer, his other v…

Started by Oliver Reik

6 Sep 16, 2018
Reply by Mark Pensenstadler

Powder coating steel parts

I am about to have someone powder coat all my unfinished steel parts (steps, front landing gear tube, main gear mounts, engine mount, steel…

Started by Mike Chekal

7 Nov 29, 2017
Reply by John M Greiner


I was looking at a few of the pictures from the latest fly-in out west. I saw a Zodiac that looked particularly good. It led me to deciding…

Started by Christopher Nail

10 Jul 28, 2017
Reply by Travis Turner


I'm building a Zenair CH601HD and I lost some boards to assemble the canopy. Is there anyone who can help me? The photos are enough. Thank…

Started by Ambrosino Rosario

0 Jun 11, 2017


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