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Forum: Builds! 10-29-2019, 09:38 AM
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Posted By donsrods
No apologies needed, after all this is a rat rod...

No apologies needed, after all this is a rat rod forum, so talking about rats is very appropriate. :D

Plus, I started it with my snake and frog stories.
Forum: Builds! 10-27-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Haha, Florida is full of strange critters , for...

Haha, Florida is full of strange critters , for sure. One morning I was asleep and my two cats were making a fuss on the floor near my computer table. I woke up and told them to knock it off so I...
Forum: Builds! 10-26-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Yep, every rainy season there are frogs hopping...

Yep, every rainy season there are frogs hopping around in the parking lot and a few of them end up attracted to the light in the shop and they come in and hide somewhere. Every so often, we find a...
Forum: Builds! 10-25-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks, guys. Yep, I used the air-only portion...

Thanks, guys. Yep, I used the air-only portion of the spray gun and blew him off before he could cause too much damage. :D

I'm off tomorrow and I am going to flip the body back over right-side up...
Forum: Builds! 10-23-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks guys. I ran out of daylight and had to...

Thanks guys. I ran out of daylight and had to shoot that with a couple of lamps set up. Not exactly what Chip Foose would do, but ya gotta do what you gotta do ! :D

Surprisingly, no bugs were...
Forum: Builds! 10-22-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks, Torchie. It is just the underside of the...

Thanks, Torchie. It is just the underside of the body, but it should stay pretty clean and rust free for a long time. In a couple of days I am going to flip it over after it dries a little more...
Forum: Builds! 10-22-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Since I am no longer rushing to get my rpu done...

Since I am no longer rushing to get my rpu done for the Thanksgiving show at Turkey Run, I have backed off on working on it, plus, I have gone back to work pretty much full time and don't have the...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-14-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By donsrods
Well, we have made a decision on what we are...

Well, we have made a decision on what we are going to do for Turkey Run this year. We will not take our hot rods , but will ride up in Dan's pickup. And, while we are going, I am going to rent a U...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-11-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By donsrods
Yeah, it might seem silly and not that important,...

Yeah, it might seem silly and not that important, but Daytona is a big empty town at night, with not a lot to do. It was fun, driving into that shopping center, parking, and walking around looking...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-10-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By donsrods
That March 7th date is about when they have it...

That March 7th date is about when they have it generally, but it looks like they are still unsure.

DR. C, yep, it was so good to talk to Bill and see how upbeat he is. He just bought a new...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-10-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By donsrods
Yeah, the problem is, without being able to...

Yeah, the problem is, without being able to cruise over to BelleAire and hang out at night, there is almost nothing to do in Daytona. Everything is so scattered apart that at night you can't find...
Forum: Rat Rod & Hot Rod Talk 10-10-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 441
Posted By donsrods
Two things..........

I spoke to Bill today (Gastrick) and he sounds great and is really doing well. So happy to see him beating his health issues.

Second subject, we have decided not to take any of our cars to...
Forum: Electrical... Talk & Q&A! 10-07-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,755
Posted By donsrods
The solder versus crimp debate will never go...

The solder versus crimp debate will never go away, but I crimp exclusively because I work in the marine industry, and the ABYC (American Yacht and Boat Council) specifies that soldered connections...
Forum: Need help identifying an item! What the heck is it?!? 10-06-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,249
Posted By donsrods
Ah, a little paint and some polish, and this...

Ah, a little paint and some polish, and this could be a really cool little hot rod.:rolleyes:
Forum: Builds! 10-06-2019, 02:45 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Yep, I notice I have money left so I can actually...

Yep, I notice I have money left so I can actually eat food these days ! :D

I had to work Friday and Saturday this week, so I couldn't get to the shop, but Dan did go and he got a lot done on the...
Forum: Welding/Metalworking... Talk & Q&A 10-01-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,088
Posted By donsrods
That looks like a great idea. Cutters that have...

That looks like a great idea. Cutters that have spinning cut off wheels scare the heck out of me. I can always see them exploding in my face !

Years ago, I had a 12 inch chop saw with a cutting...
Forum: Builds! 10-01-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks. This particular panel is made by Blue...

Thanks. This particular panel is made by Blue Sea Systems, and you get them at marine stores. They make other versions too, and Blue Sea is really great quality, and made for the wet marine...
Forum: Builds! 10-01-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thank you. One thing it does is it makes...

Thank you. One thing it does is it makes troubleshooting an electrical problem a lot easier down the road. This one will be so much better than my 27 because I will be able to unscrew and unplug...
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thank you, I really like it too. My son has the...

Thank you, I really like it too. My son has the firewall on his rpu painted this color and it looks great on his car, so I decided to steal his idea. :D

Today was wiring day and I got a ton done....
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks, Bob. It will be the same satin black as...

Thanks, Bob. It will be the same satin black as the rest of the body. Right now, the game plan is to shoot primer, then the flat red paint I bought, then satin black on top of that. Then I can...
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks, Skip. No, I think it is just the way it...

Thanks, Skip. No, I think it is just the way it photographs. Same single component paint, painted at same time, no clear.

I am thinking about building my door and side panels out of aluminum,...
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Yep, it is like when you start making those $20...

Yep, it is like when you start making those $20 purchases instead of the $500 purchases, you know you are getting close to the end. :D
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thank you. I agree, the smoke would have made it...

Thank you. I agree, the smoke would have made it too "busy". I think the white only looks a lot cleaner.

Today is my last day off for 5 days, so I am going to try to get the gauges wired back up...
Forum: Builds! 09-30-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Thanks, Dr C. We've all had that Kamikaze bug...

Thanks, Dr C. We've all had that Kamikaze bug who flew into something that would have otherwise be pristine. Part of spraying outside, I guess.

I couldn't wait any longer to start installing the...
Forum: Builds! 09-29-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 16,860
Posted By donsrods
Yeah, so far we have painted Dans RPU out there,...

Yeah, so far we have painted Dans RPU out there, my 27 (the first time, until that idiot ran into the back of it, then the body shop did it), and also a bunch of suspension and other parts outside.
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