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« Reply #600 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 6:13am »
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Busy in the paint shop.  Who's silly idea was it to have 3 colors.

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« Reply #601 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 6:20am »
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Now for the graphics. Signwriter sat on it for 2 weeks then rang and said he couldn't do it. He gave me some vinyl sheet no charge.  Oh well, how hard can it be.

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« Reply #602 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 6:22am »
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3 solid days later.....

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« Reply #603 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 6:26am »
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And a few more with the clearcoat.  I've discovered I hate clearcoate!  Tomorrow The body and chassis meet if I get some help.  Pete

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« Reply #604 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 12:12pm »
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That looks great Pete!


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« Reply #605 on: Mar 3rd, 2017, 4:20pm »
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Hmmm....wonder what the freight charges would be to have Pete paint my future equipment....
 
Nice work Pete!!
 
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on Mar 3rd, 2017, 4:20pm, moose_the_caboose wrote:       (Click here for original message)
Hmmm....wonder what the freight charges would be to have Pete paint my future equipment....
 
Nice work Pete!!
 
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I'm sure a passenger air ticket would be cheaper  Pete


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« Reply #607 on: Mar 5th, 2017, 12:59am »
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Got help today. Body on but needing a bit of adjustment.

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« Reply #608 on: Mar 5th, 2017, 1:02am »
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and with Elvis at the controls!   Pete

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« Reply #609 on: Mar 5th, 2017, 10:26pm »
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Pete, lookin good.  I am kind of surprised that Clear Coat was more of a problem than the multi-colors and decals.  What trouble does it cause you?
 
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« Reply #610 on: Mar 8th, 2017, 12:23am »
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Main prob with clear is that it is clear!!   Difficult to see the fan and difficult to gauge how thick the cover is and difficult to know when the gun is clean.  But then again as a painter I make a great bricklayer  Pete
 
final pic, tidied up and only missing the radiator intake grilles.


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