I seem to recall that it was an acronym used by the late Douglas Adams in his ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’ books. May have been recycled from elsewhere but brilliantly outlined and explained by Mr Adams. Well worth reading due to his excellent use of the English language in pointing out the foibles of human kind.Hah! I like SEP!
Was in the third book (Life the Universe and Everything) in trilogy of 5 parts if I remember correctly, where Arthur is at a cricket match at Lords.I seem to recall that it was an acronym used by the late Douglas Adams in his ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’ books. May have been recycled from elsewhere but brilliantly outlined and explained by Mr Adams. Well worth reading due to his excellent use of the English language in pointing out the foibles of human kind.
Killrust is a brand of treatments and paints the one I am using is just a paint primer then I am going to spray paint the tray.
As the metal has no rust at the moment there is no need for a rust converter, which does turn the rust black.
By the time its rusts through it will have become an SEP (Someone Else's Problem).
The primer I am using is an etch primer that is designed for coated metals and aluminum.My own experience of galvanised metal (corrugated) was the need to have a specific wash to allow primers to adhere. I know that you have some raw metal edges which will take a variety of anti-rust treatments - just cogitating
The cable tray has now been laid and the cut ends primed (2 coats).
Next up is to lay the weed mat the will stop the ballast from falling through the holes but allow water to pass. I'll give the whole thing a light spray with some grey primer first.
Then it will be onto laying the track, I am using AMS code 250 track and the sleeper mounts are very dubious as they have deteriorated in the sun.
The sleepers will be held in place by cable ties through the mat and looped around the tray.
I will have to spray paint the sleepers to protect them from further damage.
I am using "Split Jaw" rail clamps with a few slide on joiners to allow for movement due to temp fluctuations.
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