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Old 06-04-2019, 06:47 PM
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I found a really nice pair of Yankee Tri Bar mirrors the other day. They reproduce them in plastic but these are origional metal ones.



I also carried Steve up the new gallon of SPI black epoxy that I said I had given him the other day and then left sitting on the kitchen table.




LOL, The only other thing I did was give Steve his first payday. Bless his heart, he can turn out more work in an hour than I can in a day. While I like to form, or shape, sheet metal, Steve is an excellent body man. I wish I had his talent with a hammer and dolly.

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LOL, Yup but I'm still drinking hot beer........No koozie.........:

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Old 06-12-2019, 12:14 PM
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I dropped by Steve's yesterday. He had corrected the inner door gap on the rh B piller that I had not gotten to. I knew it needed to be split and moved back about 3/16 of an inch.

He had also welded the drivers side area above the quarter panel that still needed to be done and was cutting the first wipe of filler on the quarter panel I made. He said nice things about how much filler he thought was going to take which really made me feel Good.

Steve and I have been friends since about 1971. There is no one I would rather have working on this car if I can't do it myself.

Thank you Steve.

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Let Steve git-r-done and take your bride for a ride on one of her good days...
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Went by Steve's to drop off some air file paper I had. He has been around the body shell and done it with it one gallon of filler. I can't say he he is done but he has done an excellent job of picking up some of my low spots and shrinking a few high spots.

He has done a lot of work in a very short time. BTW, The red splotches are red laquer spray can he used for guide coat.

Steve has never used any of the SPI products. I am anxious for him to shoot the epoxy.....

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Steve pulled the car apart since I was up thare. He is "nit picking" the welds on the door skins getting them ready to mud.








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Gonna look great !!
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Steve just has a few little places to touch up on the body. The doors are getting ready to hit with 80 grit and mud. I was up there to take Steve a second gallon of filler. I tickled me, he has gotten this far on a single gallon.





Now, I'm not saying Steve would pick on me or anything but he did not hesitate to point out my brake line that is leaking.

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Steve is doihg a good job,but he had a great platform to start with,,you have done an Amazing job in what you have done,
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Steve is doihg a good job,but he had a great platform to start with,,you have done an Amazing job in what you have done,
David, Steve really is doing an amazing job. And as of today has billed about 23 hours to the job. I have helped Steve on odds and ends over the years and am always amazed how fast he is. He just runs wide open when he works. I am really blessed to have him be willing to do this.

On the other hand, I am really pleased at how well the metal work has turned out. There is a low spot behind the driver's side wheel well that took more filler than we would have liked but all in all, it has worked out well. I admit, I am really proud it.

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Steve has the body shell in three coats of SPI epoxy and has started to block it. i took him up a gallon of Barry's finest 2K primer surfacer today

Ain't life good?

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Steve has never used any of the SPI products. I am anxious for him to shoot the epoxy.....

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I'm curious what was Steve's opinion of the SPI primer?
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I'm curious what was Steve's opinion of the SPI primer?
And should I bring my own with, when I bring the Camaro down for him to paint...
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