69-7300 MB Mk-H7
Ejection Seat Restoration
Preparation
All areas that needed protection during blasting were taped with duct tape. Masking tape will not
withstand the pressure of the blast media! OK for when you paint. Use plastic caps and plugs on/in
threaded areas that you want to protect. Use your own judgement. If you think it needs protection from
blasting, do it.

After blasting, remove all the duct tape and caps/plugs. Thoroughly wash with water and blow dry.  Don't
worry about rust. The major assemblies of the MB seat are made from tempered aluminum.

Mask areas that need protection from paint. Prime, paint. I used Plasti-kote #T-236 Black Automotive
Sanding lacquer primer and Plasti-kote #1103 Satin Black Ultra Enamel for the top coat. The Satin Black
leaves a nice semi-gloss finish.
Painting
Black and green
pieces that were sent
for anodizing
.
A little tip on cleaning them grungy face curtain handles. You have to
disassemble the handles. It's really not hard. Look in the manual I told you to
get.
Take a pail. Put your handles in. Pour in enough 409, Fantastic or any strong
cleaner, to completely cover the handles.  Let sit for 3-4 days. The longer the
better.  After they've sat, get a good stiff brush and scrub. You have to work
some at it but the results are worth it. After they've dried give them a good
soaking of Armorall.
Before cleaning on
right
.
New handles packaged
on left.

New parachute pack
back plate packaged
on right.
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