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10-20-2014 09:56 PM Primer
Maybe for the last time before winter. Getting dark as I was cleaning the gun.


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10-19-2014 09:05 PM More Primer Prep
I had about 8 oz. sprayable left Saturday. 72 hour pot life. Hate to waste it. So, the radiator support was prepped along with the spacers for the horn baffles and the hood hinges. The photos of the hinges are so I will know how to put them back together after the primer. I will unbolt the brackets and hang them separate before shooting.

The rear fenders were a little difficult to reach the way they were hanging. I will feel a little better shooting the bottom front of the mounting flange as there are some thin spots.

Tomorrow night right after work.


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10-18-2014 09:37 PM Primer
Prepped the rear fenders. None of this stuff has cleaned up as quickly as I expected. The fenders did not change that. Hours working on stuff that no one will see resulted in two fenders ready to prime.

Rear fenders, doors, hinges, and front fender braces are now in primer.


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10-17-2014 08:52 PM Doors and Fenders
Did not get as much done today as I would have hoped. The doors took forever to clean up. But, they are ready to go. Tomorrow they will get a final scuff with a red pad, wipe down with acetone, wipe down with wax and grease remover, and tack rag.

Nothing went right on the fenders. The aircraft paint remover barely touched the paint on the rear fenders. It didn't touch the inside of the front fenders so I stopped working on them as I knew there would not be enough time.

I did get the rear fenders ready, almost. The mounting flanges and a few other spots will need to be sandblasted tomorrow AM. If they clean up OK, they will get primered as well as the doors tomorrow.


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10-16-2014 09:27 PM Inside The Doors
Took vaca today and tomorrow. Hoping to get the rest of the body in primer Saturday.

The sound deadener (probably asbestos and PCB!) was removed from the driver's door. Both doors were cleaned with xylene and acetone. Then Marine Clean and Metal Prep. Finally, POR-15 was applied. A very messy job.


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