The Marines used 34052 for their non staff vehicles during the 60s for nam and since Home Depot has changed their Behr numbering procedure to a new system I have been unable to get this unique color. It’s light and dull compared to the brownish tint the other paint hasFS 24087.
Looks great! Did you spray full strength? What kind of gun?Finished the paint and body job on this one today. Behr "686 Tan". It cured to the touch in 2 hours (hot and fair humidity) but not enough to stand on. I'll leave it for 2 weeks before I do anything else to it but 30 days is accurate for a full cure.
Graco Magnum X5 Airless Paint Sprayer is what I'm using right now but wish I stepped it up to the X7 as it's easier to work with 5 gallon buckets. Full strength, medium-low pressure (fine tuned over many paint jobs and adjusted per heat & humidity). I must say that due to surface area required on these trucks it's a blessing as I can focus on my technique and apply even flat coats compared to dealing with other tools that require constant refills, varying spray density, risk of dripping, etc..
I clean my equipment after each use, use the recommended storage solution (for pump protection), ultrasonic clean the gun and parts, etc.. This unit has lasted me 17 trucks and many side projects so far. Until the pump decides to die I'm going to keep it going. I'm on my second spray gun though, they're all the same despite the rebranding.
We get it, advertisements are annoying!
Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks useful features of our website like our supporting vendors. Their ads help keep Steel Soldiers going. Please consider disabling your ad blockers for the site. Thanks!