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Old 25th Aug 2017, 4:45 pm   #1
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Default The Paint I Use For Respraying Roberts Badges

Roberts radios from the late '50's to the early '70's use a plastic badge that was painted silver. Over time the paint sheds to reveal the yellow plastic of the badge.

I respray the logos with 'Painter's Touch' in metallic silver. You don't need a great deal of paint as you don't want the crevices of the badge to fill with paint.

I've done this with a Roberts R500 and R700. I am happy with the results!
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Default Re: The Paint I Use For Respraying Roberts Badges

Looks great to me.
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Superb!
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Old 26th Aug 2017, 8:18 pm   #4
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Looks very nice ! not heard of Painter's Touch though , Mick.
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Old 26th Aug 2017, 10:09 pm   #5
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Thanks chaps!

The paint is from the Rust-Oleum company.
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Default Re: The Paint I Use For Respraying Roberts Badges

This paint is available at your local Wilco but check out Wilco's own brand, it is half the price. Been in recently for some paint to redo the front of my new French set.
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