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Old 12-11-2017, 03:33 AM
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While I don't want a soft dolly for a door skin, I have taken a piece of 2" masking tape and put it on my dolly if I didn't want it to mark the panel. Rarely does it matter to me though.

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Here's another option for a door skin dolly. I used to use something similar back when I worked in bodyshops. It worked well for 95% of the folding over , but I found for the last bit if fine tuning, I still needed a hard dolly.

Hot Rod Leather Door Skin Dolly - Tools, Equipment & Shop Safety

Thank you for that link. That was exactly what I was referring to. The steel dolly has a tendency to bounce some in my inexperienced hands. I noticed that when I worked the other flange on the rear of the lid. It seemed like something that might help.

This one gives me some neat ideas as I do have a cow hide or so in the hobby room so maybe I will do a little a little creating..

Thanks again for that I appreciate that..
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