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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 8:33:59 PM on 1 August 2016.
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 Location: Latham, ACT
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I bought these on ebay and believe they are a definite restoration project. I have sent photos to Brad . I want to ask whay sort of paint I would use to repaint the earpieces. I know I am going to have to buy a Tap and Die set to make repairs to the bars that attach the earpieces to the headband but I cant see a issue with that. I just want to work out what sort of paint will stick properly.

EMMCO Headphones
EMMCO Headphones
EMMCO Headphones
EMMCO Headphones
EMMCO Headphones
EMMCO Headphones


 
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Photos uploaded.

I find that full gloss enamel sticks best and in hardest wearing as far as household paint goes though if you are able to get your hands on a pressure pack of black engine enamel this will wear even better. Try a motor parts place for that. Supercheap Auto, Repco, etc. Spraypaint will also help preserve the stamped markings on the metal as the coat will be thinner but more even.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 11:10:46 PM on 1 August 2016.
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Prime the surfaces first for best results.


 
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