Painting your Zenith aircraft (23)

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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

Stewart Systems

Hello all. I am about to do final riveting on the bulk of my fuselage.  Would like to put the interior... especially the baggage compartmen…

Started by Ernest Jessee

5 Apr 9, 2016
Reply by Ernest Jessee

When to polish during construction

Hello All, I will be starting my project in a few weeks.  I am thinking that I will most likely polish my 650 but I'm not sure when the be…

Started by David Warner

6 Jan 31, 2016
Reply by Carlos Sa


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