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Old 06-03-2013, 10:18 AM
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Pretty or pretty ugly. What do you think?

This is what happens when you're left alone with the free 5 gallon pail of resin and empty gallon paint cans The scoop on the bottom is 2 gallon thinner cans for molds.
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Car looks pretty cool. Kinda like a studebaker Avanti.
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Thank you ,it's in 1970 Avanti I never liked the round headlight or the square headlight one either. I found some old drawings when they designed the car and I just copied it. I've been driving his car for 26 years, so I got my money's worth out of it.It took three weeks and the fiberglass just ate me alive. Somebody told me after the second week to put baby powder on my hands. It helped but it was kind a late. Thanks for your opinion
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Long sleeve shirts will help keep the glass off of you. Also if you get some of that itchy crap stuck to you, put a piece of duct tape on the affected area, and pull it off. Many times the tape will adhere to the offending fiber and relieve the annoying issue.
After insulating a few houses with the pink nightmare, i found that it actually works.
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Moved this to the Lounge as it isnt really a tech thread, more of an opinion thread.....

That said, you did ask for opinions.......Sorry, it just doesnt do it for me, but to each his own

Nice quality work though
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Sorry, I'm new at this. As soon as the kid comes in tomorrow I'll have her move it. Thank you for the fiberglass tips, but unless I crash I don't plan on playing with that stuff again
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Its already moved...I did it
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Okay thank you. I hope there's not a moving charge
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Okay thank you. I hope there's not a moving charge
A case of beer might be in order....
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A whole case?I'm the senior citizen on a fixed income How about a gallon of Dulux it's never been opened.
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If you like it, That's what count's... Look's like the back of a car to me..That's just me.... Cold shower will help with the itch... It doesn't bother me... I usually do all my glass work with short's and no shirt..

Came in one night and my wife said you look like a ghost..
She said straite to the shower you go..
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I like it! Its been a long time since i worked with glass. I remember in the shower I scrubed in one direction to help pull the fibers out. Are the headlights adjustable?
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Thanks for the fiberglass tips, after about the 10th day that stuff was really starting to get to my hands .When I put on a pair rubber gloves it would feel like they were on fire. A lot of people ask me which is the front, which the back. And some people think it's so beautiful it's been said that there's no middle ground for Avanti s either you love them or you hate them.Again thanks for the tips and your opinion.
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Yes their adjustable. Some guy at Carlisle had a box filled with the headlights and the frames, the whole works.A 1 gallon paint can was used for the mold and headlight assemblies fit inside like a glove Glad you liked it.
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I think it's cool looking,,, Don't get me wrong,,,
If the headlights would be red it would look like the back of a car...I do believe in doing custom things to car's..
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