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Old 04-11-2020, 09:48 PM
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Default RPU, bodywork underway.

Ok, here are some pictures from tonight. The body, over the past few weeks, has gotten a couple of coats of Epoxy primer, and after that was scuffed we applied body filler (about 20 times ) sanded most of that off, and then applied a couple of coats of high build epoxy primer.

Most of that got sanded off too, and today we put on a couple of heavy coats of high build primer that we will let cure and then block sand a lot of that off. I am not shooting for a show car here, just a driver, and I am going to eventually spray it red and then black over that, and then scuff through a few spots to expose the red, as if the sun and time has aged the finish somewhat.

Let me see if I remember how to download pictures. The gray is the high build and the black is the first few coats of epoxy primer.
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Old 04-11-2020, 09:54 PM
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Talking Thats a lot of work!

To get an old worn out paint job
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Old 04-12-2020, 06:11 AM
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You and Tripper are going the extra mile on y'alls builds
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Old 04-12-2020, 06:44 AM
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I'm really looking forward to seeing the finished product.
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Old 04-12-2020, 08:54 AM
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Old 04-12-2020, 09:00 AM
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Old 04-12-2020, 10:21 AM
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Thanks, guys. Yesterday I was sitting outside my shop in the driveway sanding (to keep the dust out of the shop) and a guy drove past. He stopped, and asked what color I was going to paint it. When I told him I was going to sand through the black in spots, he said "I hate rat rods !"

Right now, I am so tired of working on this thing that painting it with a brush is looking better all the time.
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Old 04-12-2020, 11:30 AM
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Old 04-12-2020, 11:34 AM
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Painting cars with a brush is the original method. Right? It is amazing what those people could do back then. I suspect that it wouldn't be easier.


Lookin' good.
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Old 04-12-2020, 01:23 PM
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When I told him I was going to sand through the black in spots, he said "I hate rat rods !"
That's hilarious! If he only knew!

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