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08-26-2008 10:58 PM Shop Remodel Progress
Last week I got the new lighting up and this week I installed the Goff Curtain wall, I'm waiting for some additional hardware and will post some pictures of the entire setup soon.

Here's what the "booth" looks like!

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08-06-2008 10:58 PM #3 Where does the Time Go?
Rambo the Dog is adjusting well-enough to the chemo and healed up from the surgeries so I went out to finally start working on something in the shop!

But I got fed up with no lighting, tools scattered everywhere and finally made the command decision to do some remodelling so that I could have a "clean area" of the shop to do paint and bodywork in.

I've just finished the bulk of the work, I'll be hanging lights this weekend 5 - 8' 110 w flourescents from the ceiling and 8 more 4ft wet-dust-area t32 fixtures for side lighting (I'll probablly make them portable)

so finally, maybe after 1.5 years in this house I might be able to use my shop the way I always intended!

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08-06-2008 10:48 PM #2 Where does the Time Go?
So sept 07 my work gets in the way and I have to work a ton of overtime for the next few months and the next thing I know it's 2008

As I'm working and gathering parts for the 50 Super build my boy "Rambo the Dog" gets diagnosed with Mast Cell Tumors - Cancerous

This requires 2 surgeries in May within 1 week and my time and money is spent getting him healthy for the chemo therapy which we're now about 1/2 way done with!

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08-06-2008 10:42 PM #1 Where does the Time Go?
Wow - I am wondering if anything will ever get done!

Last year I bought a 50 Super 6 for parts for the 49 Hudson. but it is so nice I can't part it the 49 custom is on hold while I get the 50 roadworthy and then I'll sell it to finish the 49

The Flathead runs perfectly so it's getting a twin-h dual carb setup and a TH400 automatic, with disc brakes on the front and some new socks and shoes!

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06-19-2007 11:04 PM Finishing the Rust Repairs
I just wrapped up the rust repair on the drivers front fender and passenger floor board replacement.

Now the only rust repairs left are some issues with the bottoms of a couple of the doors.

I need to pickup an oxy-acetylene welder to help with some metal shrinking and massaging in places - but I have to wait to get some more cash saved.

So I started on some custom suicide hinges for the rear doors - but ran into too many problems due to the unique construction of the car - I'm not giving up on them - I just need to regroup and engineer a different solution that will probably involve some linear actuators - stay tuned...

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