[Healeys] 100 fan paint

Bob Spidell bspidell at comcast.net
Sat Jan 1 20:48:39 MST 2022

You can get spray cans of custom color at reasonable prices.

There are a lot of variations for 'Chinese Red:'


This color, to my eye, would be suitable:


I jumped through the hoops and found:


$14 for an 11-oz can of enamel; not unreasonable. Given the interest on 
the List, you could buy a case and provide others with an, ahem, slight 
markup for S&H ;)

On 1/1/2022 4:19 PM, llennep--- via Healeys wrote:
> True value or ace hardware maybe?  Mom and pop hardware maybe?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael MacLean <springer.mike51 at gmail.com>
> To: llennep at verizon.net; Ahealey help <healeys at autox.team.net>
> Sent: Sat, Jan 1, 2022 6:50 pm
> Subject: Re: [Healeys] 100 fan paint
> Chinese Red is not available anywhere on the web.  I suspect 
> Rust-Oleum has gone woke and pulled it from the lineup.  Home Depot 
> and Lowes, as well as other suppliers, list it as out of stock. 
> Carmine red is another hard one to find.  UPS shipping of a 12 ounce 
> spray can is almost $20, if you can find it.  Going to look around 
> town to see if someone has Chinese Red or Carmine red on the shelf 
> somewhere.
> Mike MacLean
> On Sat, Jan 1, 2022 at 2:38 PM llennep--- via Healeys 
> <healeys at autox.team.net> wrote:
>     Not sure how close it was but used Guard Red from a leftover
>     Porsche paint job.  My fav red shade BTW.  A bit pricey for an
>     amount just to paint fan blades though.
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: ahbn6--- via Healeys <healeys at autox.team.net>
>     To: 'Curtis Arndt' <cnaarndt at gmail.com>; 'Michael Salter'
>     <michaelsalter at gmail.com>
>     Cc: Healey List <healeys at autox.team.net>
>     Sent: Sat, Jan 1, 2022 5:34 pm
>     Subject: Re: [Healeys] 100 fan paint
>     *Try Rustoleum Chinese Red*
>     **
>     *John Sims*
>     *www.healey6.com <http://www.healey6.com/>*
>     *Matawan, NJ*
>     **
>     *From:* Healeys <healeys-bounces at autox.team.net> *On Behalf Of
>     *Curtis Arndt via Healeys
>     *Sent:* Saturday, January 1, 2022 5:00 PM
>     *To:* Michael Salter <michaelsalter at gmail.com>
>     *Cc:* healeys at autox.team.net
>     *Subject:* Re: [Healeys] 100 fan paint
>     I used a spray can of "Chinese Red", an exact match and the
>     original color.  I cannot remember the brand, but it had to be
>     ordered.
>     Cheers,
>     Curt
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