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    05-21-2017, 09:36 AM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks Jeff. That will be very helpful and much appreciated. Two additional question for the group: 1. I have reread STL-Scott's thread...
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    05-19-2017, 09:48 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Forgot to post this. My first automotive paint gun. Well, it is just a primer gun but none the less. A first for me. I have watch a bunch...
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    05-19-2017, 09:33 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks a lot Jeff. I spent some time last night trying to find the post where you talked about the absorbent drop cloth on the body buck but could...
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    05-19-2017, 09:20 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks Bob, I was planning on using the little bumpers that came with the kit. I have heard others use this strip you are talking about. Do you...
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    05-18-2017, 06:17 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks Dave and Jeff. This is all new to me so thanks again for all the tips and tricks. It sure beats learning the hard way. I am continually...
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    05-17-2017, 09:51 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    The middle of week 4 and I have logged 31.5 hours. My progress is slower than I wanted. I would like to get an average of 15 hours a week so I am a...
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    05-15-2017, 10:44 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks DaveS53, I like that gun for the price. I was planning on maybe buying this and using my existing air compressor for spraying Slick Sand. ...
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    05-15-2017, 10:36 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks PeteH. I am leaning towards the turbine system. I have a small compressor (30 gallon) and from what I can tell it would not be large enough...
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    05-14-2017, 04:23 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    I am keeping track of my hours like I did in my build thread. Hopefully it helps someone in the future as they plan bodywork. I am three week in...
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    05-12-2017, 07:53 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Round 2: Me vs Rage Gold. I know I didn't get a knock out but I might have scored a few points. I tried to incorporate the advice above. Here is...
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    05-10-2017, 07:24 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Duke, That is good idea. I currently have a Husky 30 gallon compressor. It is 1.7 HP and will supply 6.8 CFM @ 40 psi. If I was able to rent a...
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    05-10-2017, 04:50 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks Gumball, Jeff K, and Duke for the feedback. I am going to use this advice and give it another go. My next attempt will have to be Friday or...
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    05-08-2017, 09:15 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Well I tried my hand at Rage Gold tonight. First attempt was pretty poor. I mixed up a small batch and applied it to the driver side rear parting...
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    05-07-2017, 04:46 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    After all the sanding and blocking I wanted to get some filler on the body for a change of pace. In an earlier post I mentioned I had cleaned the...
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    05-07-2017, 01:27 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Wipers in Roadster
    I just used the FFR wiper setup.
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    05-06-2017, 06:06 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    I got the entire body blocked (have not done the doors, hood or trunk lid yet). The experts now use 80 grit for this step. No reason to not follow...
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    05-05-2017, 05:22 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Got off a little early today and started on the bodywork in earnest. I rolled the body buck outside, used a DA sander with 80 grit, and knocked down...
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    05-04-2017, 09:11 PM
    Chris, That is a cool color scheme. Wish i hadn't seen that. I can't change my mind again.
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    05-04-2017, 08:28 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Thanks Jeff. Maybe a little late but let's me know I am not running into something completely new. Not the end of the world. The only time this...
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    05-03-2017, 08:43 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Week 1 of bodywork has been slow. I have been out of town and did not get as much done as I had hoped. Instead of boring everyone with another...
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    05-01-2017, 11:30 AM
    Looks awesome and i second all the above comments. You have done a great job. Have fun and enjoy a job well done.
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    04-26-2017, 09:21 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    Walt, How did you remove the 1.5"? Did you just sand this down? As I understand it, the inner and outer door panels are glued together. Will I...
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    04-26-2017, 09:18 PM
    srobinsonx2 replied to a thread Srobinsonx2 Bodywork in Roadster
    I read through the links you guys provided. Thanks for all the information and wonderful documentation. Based on what I have read I am going to...
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3 Link Rear Suspension
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