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High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
Written by docta96 on 10/9/2010 at 09:50 am



--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Elwood" <mike@...> wrote:
>
> The High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch on my 1989 PC800 don't have any
paint in the engraved letters. Is this the way it came when new, or has the
paint worn off?
>
> If the paint has worn off, is there a recommended paint that will work to fill
in the letters?
>
> Thanks!
>

I have seen people use all sorts of things over the years, including all sorts
of paints and colors, nail polishes and whiteout.....applied and then wiped with
a cloth to remove the excess....not unlike the way they do bowling balls. For
me, it has usually been a matter of what I can find laying around the garage.

TW

Message Thread for message #97807

Mike
10/9/2010, 03:34 am
High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
The High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch on my 1989 PC800 don't have any paint in the engraved letters. Is this the way it came when new, or has the paint worn off? If the paint has worn off, is there a recommended paint that will wor

    ekeith2000
    10/9/2010, 05:16 am
    High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
    Easiest fix: White crayon (the crayon that never gets used) rub it back and forth over the engraving until it is well filled and then polish off the excess with a papertowel. Keith '97 "Fat Lady" --- In

    docta96
    10/9/2010, 09:50 am
    High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
    --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Mike Elwood" <mike@...> wrote: > > The High/Low beam switch and R

    pgboyd
    10/9/2010, 02:55 pm
    High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
    I like using white paint sticks. The same stuff that they use on bowling balls to make your initials stand out. Ace hardware carries them or just Google. Wipe it on, wipe over it to take off the extra, then let it dry overnight before lettin

    Mike
    10/10/2010, 06:25 am
    High/Low beam switch and Run/Stop switch
    Thanks for all the suggestions, but I still don't have the answer to my original question. Did the switches on an '89 have white paint in the engraved letters? --- In