Took a bit of time to strip the damaged paint off the gas tank today. Dichloromethane is to lacquer paint as Alien blood is to the deck plating of a spaceship:
I kind of like the bare steel underneath, so I think that rather than painting it, I might just polish it up and wax or clearcoat it. Maybe bare metal with a few colored accents here and there, like 1960s supersonic interceptors? Could be pretty cool.