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06-30-2014 09:45 AM
37ford4dr thks for the comments......

like you guys I take the grinder seriously....sometimes the handles get in the way and I have to take them off, the trunk area was one of those. if you ever used a cupped wire brush on the end of the grinder that baby definitely requires a handle. And i always wear a full face mask. I would not consider using the grinder in an uncomfortable position with out the handle.
06-29-2014 07:49 PM
Originally Posted by zuffen View Post
To use a grinder with or without the handle is a great topic.

I use one, and hate using friend's grinders without them but they tend to remove my handle to use it.

Each to their own.
Yea I normally use my handle it makes it less tiring on my wrist,,but I do also remove mine at times there are some places you just cant get to with it on,
like you said it is a matter of choice,but my OLD hands and wrist like the handle
06-29-2014 05:54 PM
zuffen To use a grinder with or without the handle is a great topic.

I use one, and hate using friend's grinders without them but they tend to remove my handle to use it.

Each to their own.
06-29-2014 02:43 PM
496CHEVY3100 You are doing some great work on the Morris Garages car,

I would never tell anyone how to use their tools ,but I have learned from my experience ,,I,, need the screw in handle,,lol for the Dewallt grinder.
06-29-2014 02:07 PM
37ford4dr I had a quick moment to work on the underside of the bonnet.....I hit it again with an abrasive disk, brake clean and then two different applications of mineral spirits with a scotchbrite pad and then followed by a degreaser. kind of thankless work but it really does cut the grease and grime. I also removed the locking plunger and it is sitting in paint remover.

and my favorite self etching primer

06-14-2014 06:32 PM
37ford4dr more grinding today and using seam sealer, also welded a cage nut into the engine heater shelf

the cage nut episode

two holes drilled up through the bottom for plug welding in place

06-13-2014 02:08 PM
37ford4dr did some grinding today and cleaned the under side of the bonnet

06-08-2014 12:07 PM
37ford4dr thks guys

finished the other side and scraped and wire brushed and painted bottom area by pumpkin.

test fit

welded in

now some scraping and wire brushing and painting

06-08-2014 11:34 AM
deadbodyman Looks like we got another deadbody man to me....
06-08-2014 08:04 AM
Originally Posted by deadbodyman View Post
This car is really coming along nicely....
It sure as heck is, what a GREAT job on a super cool little car. You get into that car and drive it you KNOW you are in a unique car, you know what I mean?

06-08-2014 06:17 AM
deadbodyman This car is really coming along nicely....
06-07-2014 11:23 AM
37ford4dr a little work before some graduation partys

the other side tomorrow
06-06-2014 09:24 PM
37ford4dr so every night even if tts just 15 mins.....keep moving the ball downfield.....

my repair piece did not have the very top piece that the battery cover slips in so I will use the original one and cut it so this can slip in its place

tomorrow I will figure out how to make it fit into place

06-05-2014 07:53 PM
37ford4dr i don't always drink beer but when I version...I don't always buy sheet metal parts but when I do I buy good ones...from Michael Beakhouse, sports car metal works, duttons farm. bangor rd south, iver bucks, slo oay ,U.K.

cleaned off with a degreaser and primed

06-01-2014 08:18 PM
37ford4dr thks

just call me popeye that spot welder is heavy as crap, you have to hold in place, clamp down on the lever, and then use a pinky finger to push the toggle switch.....

heres the inner sill of the drivers side painted with gloss rustoleum, and it gets painted with weld through primer on the bare steel

the rocker panel,

100 plus spot welds later, I used a fan today blowing on the area I was working on to keep the fumes away from me

all spot welds sanded and primed, there really wasn't much to sand down

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