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Old 11-18-2016, 11:54 PM
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What I found out by installing bolts after paint is you almost have to use washers even where there weren't any, or you'll rip the paint. You can try to be extra careful, but it's still a long shot to not do some damage...
I ended up flattening out lock washers to put under the visible heads. If you go with the painted hardware, installation without washers still risks messing up the paint.
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Thanks for the input and advise on the nuts & bolts. After reading your epic journey on your "O" from cover to cover, the end result was awesomely outstanding. Congratulations!!!

Your finished pics showed me that the Zinc & Clear plated finish looks pretty good. I now think that I will proceed in the same fashion. I also noticed that my air brush idea will work out for some of the smaller parts that I will have to paint. All of the airlines in my shop have inline regulators and oilers, so I will simply have to remove one of the oilers.

Thanks for the input.

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