After a year of flying my Zodiac in its unpainted glory, I took advantage of the annual inspection down time to have it painted/wrapped.  It turned out pretty nice.

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Please describe how you prepped the surface for the wrap given at least some oxidation after being exposed for a year.   Excellent result!

Polished to a mirror finish, lightly sanded, cleaned with two products, application of an anti-oxident/adhesive, then wrapped.

Is the entire plane wrapped or just the parts that appear painted?

It’s a combination of polished aluminum, painted surfaces (generally the fiberglass parts), and vinyl wrap. 

Looks sharp. Good job.

Looks very nice!

Did you do it yourself and what did it cost?

Thanks

Thanks!

Professionally done.  $4,000.

Good Deal!

Way cheaper and less "deconstructive" than a traditional paint job.  Longevity remains to be seen...

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