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Old 03-29-2011, 10:08 PM
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2008 X-15 Tower paint fading

Have a 2008 X-15. The wakeboard tower has several black painted appliques including the MasterCraft name. Some of them have faded out to the point that they are almost silver but not all of them or even all of them on one side have done this.

Any suggestions on how to restore these to black? Can they be removed and replaced? Can they be removed and painted?

The rest of the boat is in beautiful shape.

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Old 03-29-2011, 10:17 PM
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Have a 2008 X-15. The wakeboard tower has several black painted appliques including the MasterCraft name. Some of them have faded out to the point that they are almost silver but not all of them or even all of them on one side have done this.

Any suggestions on how to restore these to black? Can they be removed and replaced? Can they be removed and painted?

The rest of the boat is in beautiful shape.

Thanks
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Old 04-02-2011, 12:15 AM
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They can be removed and replaced, but its not cheap.

No way that I know to restore them.
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Old 04-04-2011, 10:47 PM
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Do you know how to remove them?
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Old 04-16-2011, 04:03 AM
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Mine are fading on one side also. The boat spent some major time on the water in AZ in the 110 degree sun. Thinking of replacing them but the cost seems a little outrageous on MC site. I dont need the whole set just one side. I havent tried taking them off yet, planning on using some old fashoned rubbing compound this spring.
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Old 04-16-2011, 10:50 AM
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Contact Jim at Mastercraft by Design. He will hook you up as best he can.....
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Old 04-16-2011, 09:26 PM
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You might check with a local powdercoater or auto body shop. It shouldn't be too bad.
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:52 PM
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Hey kcolores, I have an 07 X2 and my knobs and decals are fading as well. I spent most of the day removing all my knobs and handles for the wakeboard rack off. I took all of them which was about 12 to 15 pieces all together to a powder coating place in town and they quoted me 75 bucks to re coat them. They said it would take 3 to 5 days to finish. I took some pictures before I dropped them off and Im going to start a thread when I get them back and have a few step by steps on how to do it.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:13 PM
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The black inserts that you are referring to are actually black anodized, not powdercoated. You should be able to have them re-anodized black to restore the pieces to their original color.
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Old 05-12-2011, 04:20 PM
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The black inserts that you are referring to are actually black anodized, not powdercoated. You should be able to have them re-anodized black to restore the pieces to their original color.

Yeah how would you be able to take them off without destroying them? But I was talking about all the knobs and handles. Im replacing my inserts with a different color.
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