||Have this insert installed by an avionics shop if you do not have
all the proper tools, are not a qualified technician or are not sure
you are capable of doing this job.
||Remove the knob.
|| If your faceplate does not need
painting go to #8. Tape up the center glass area to protect it from painting. Do not
tape the inside lip area as this has to be painted. Also tape the backside to protect from
any paint over spray.
Fill any dents with a plastic filler or similar material.
|| Lightly sand with a fine grit sandpaper for good paint adhesion.
|| Paint the faceplate with a quality paint such as Krylon'sŪ
Semi-Flat Black paint.
||Remove the protective tape.
|| Remove the double face tape backing from the new inserts.
|| Place the new inserts onto the faceplate. Reinstall
the knob onto the radio.
||Tell all your aircraft buddies about Aircraft Engravers and place the enclosed sticker on the metal case for future