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07-27-2012 04:53 PM Right Rocker
07-26-2012

Leaded RR rocker seam. Photo of tinned seam shown for comparison.


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  [Entry #459]

07-27-2012 04:51 PM Right Rocker
07-23-2012

Tinned the front and rear seam of the right rocker.


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07-27-2012 06:44 AM Leading
07-21-2012

So, my first attempt at leading. On one hand, I am dreadfully slow. I spent 8 hours in the heat doing the front and back seams on the left rocker. On the other hand, I am pleased with the results.

A repeat of the previous post's tinned photo and a finished LR seam shows the work. The LF was done as well today. A final shot shows the view down the side.

The only way I could be happier about this is if I were a lot quicker at it.


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07-27-2012 06:39 AM Floor and Rocker
07-17-2012

Another example of diminishing returns. The area "de-rusted" in the photos from the 17th show good results, but this took hours. Since the heat is on and apparently here to stay, squirting paint will be months from now. I decided to stop working on the floor, rearrange the schedule (yes, I do have one - I am just way behind!), and do the rockers, doors, and trunk lid.

The left rear seam of the rocker was cleaned and tinned. Ready for lead.


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07-27-2012 06:34 AM More Cleaning
07-14-2012

The abrasive disc and other manual abrasive methods have given good results. But now they are producing diminishing returns. A lot of work today for little apparent progress. I did test shoot a couple of spots with the blaster. The car will move outside and get the floor blasted in the near future.


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