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  1. Great Video..........Sounds (almost) humble.

    Seriously, good luck.

    PS: Did not receive previous visitor messages:

  2. Ipe' stain longevity

    The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 23 plus months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). Now in 6 plus months of exposure. The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board is being tested in a horizontal position.
  3. Serious Mark, lets hold a wood Course in the mountains here in AZ

  4. Ipe' stain longevity

    The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 22 plus months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). Now in 5 plus months of exposure. The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board is being tested in a horizontal position.
  5. Ipe' stain longevity

    The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 21 months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). Now in the forth month of exposure. The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board is being tested in a horizontal position. The second photograph was taken last week during a hail storm (This was the second hail storm in two weeks)
  6. Ipe' stain longevity

    IPE test board:20 months exposure on original and 3 months on recoat The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 20 months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). Now in the third month of exposure. The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board is being tested in a horizontal position. We are in the monsoon season, so the test board has been rained on almost every day.
  7. Ipe' stain longevity

    The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 19 months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). Now in the second month of exposure. The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board is being tested in a horizontal position.
  8. Ipe' stain longevity

    The test board is an IPE deck board that had never been exposed to the elements. The board was cleaned in January 2010 with a very mild stripper solution and neutralized with a very mild acid solution. The top portion of the board is two coats of A/C mahogany stain that has been exposed to the weather for 18 months at an elevation of 5500 feet. The middle section of the board is the balance of the top portion which has been cleaned with a mild sodium percarbonate solution and recoated with a medium maintenance coat of A/C mahogany stain (brushed). The bottom portion of the board is the original IPE. The board will be placed in a horizontal position for additional testing.
  9. Ipe' stain longevity

    As you can see from the photograph, the color is starting to degrade. The board was cleaned with Dawn and water and allowed to dry for a day.
  10. Tom, you are 100% correct, My error of omission.
  11. Ipe' stain longevity

    A/C Mahogany on the top half and the old Cabot 550 Mahogany Flame on the bottom half.
  12. Ipe' stain longevity

    A/C Mahogany on the top half and the old Cabot 550 Mahogany Flame on the bottom half. There have been two snowstorms and heavy frost every morning for the last month.
  13. Ipe' stain longevity

    First photograph is of the test location just as the snow was melting. Next two photographs are of the A/C Mahogany and then the entire board with the A/C Mahogany on the top and the old Cabot 550 on the bottom.
  14. Fence Restoration

    Ron: Sent you a PM Mark
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