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Old 01-29-2019, 02:53 AM   #176
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Progress is slim to none but good news is that I am a Grandpa! And tonight we brought home our still to be named puppy. Happened a bit too fast for me but he's here and boy is he cute.

Did spend a few minutes the other day masking for primer.
I suspect progress will be slow for a spell.
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Old 01-29-2019, 12:53 PM   #177
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DO yourself a favor and do not put primer over bare metal.

You should be spraying SEALER over bare metal.

Without sealer it will rust under the primer!!!!

I wish someone had told me that a long time ago.
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Old 01-29-2019, 01:09 PM   #178
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DO yourself a favor and do not put primer over bare metal
Unless it is etching primer.
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Old 01-29-2019, 03:47 PM   #179
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etching primer then epoxy sealer
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Old 01-29-2019, 06:09 PM   #180
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Hmmm....gettin' lots of help, huh Brad!?!

What caught my eye was the high/lo that looks like it's gonna occur between the existing paint on the panel and bare metal up ahead of the wheel well....
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Old 01-29-2019, 07:07 PM   #181
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That'll get feathered out before final prime/paint, leveled again, then spray the whole quarter (car)?). Single stage so it'll be easy to final block and buff to damn well good enough in the end.

Lookin' good.

Congratulations on the new additions to the family.
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Old 02-27-2019, 04:59 PM   #182
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Been too cold for paint.
Did get to PnP for some seat foam.
My thought is even the wrong year (89) and wrong side (pass) will be better than starting from scratch.
Time will tell.
(anyone need a decent seat cover?)
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Old 02-27-2019, 06:28 PM   #183
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I was going to say you should be able to sell the seat skin bottom to recoup some costs but I see it has been repaired. Still worth a shot.
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