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    Yesterday, 09:10 PM
    bmarler replied to a thread Welding table in General Discussion
    you're at the mercy of what you can locate either used or new. i agree that the hf one is probably a little lightweight for what you have in mind. if...
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    01-25-2022, 10:03 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread body filler in General Discussion
    i use it in specific areas. i also use short strand glass in those areas, it just depends on what i have on hand. if i've done a weld repair i'll use...
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    01-21-2022, 11:16 AM
    everything is fixable, you just need to figure out the steps it takes to do it. i find the best way to fix these things is to cut back to sound...
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    01-21-2022, 11:03 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    no worries, i just want to help get you good information. techniques change with different products, so knowing exactly what's happening ensures good...
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    01-20-2022, 10:16 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    primer and paint are two different things. lets try to be specific about what we're talking about. you ask about reducing the primer, but talk later...
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    01-20-2022, 09:03 AM
    i use a hydraulic shop press for doing those little forming tasks. i have machine tools at my disposal though, so i make little die sets to use in...
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    01-19-2022, 10:22 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    Itís a judgement call on the primer. If you think thereís a lot of burn through then maybe spotting in some primer would be best. I like to use...
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    01-18-2022, 09:39 PM
    fair enough, knowing how to work with your hands is all you need. if you're skilled in woodworking you can make up small wooden bucks to shape your...
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    01-18-2022, 09:21 PM
    you can drill out the spot welds if you can see them clearly, or with that particular piece, you could just use a thin sharp edge chisel and hammer...
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    01-18-2022, 10:22 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Army Truck in General Discussion
    thanks len, i love to see how these things play out. there's so many little parts and pieces to these trucks. even if the finish isn't some cut and...
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    01-18-2022, 09:53 AM
    i hate it when your local shop gets taken over by the big guys. the quality of service goes straight out the window. they always claim good things...
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    01-18-2022, 09:48 AM
    posting pictures is a little wonky at first, but when you get the hang of it it's pretty easy. in the section where you're writing your post there's...
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    01-13-2022, 10:05 AM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    great thinking. especially this time of year when temperatures are lower.
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    01-12-2022, 02:38 PM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    you were doing a seal coat before paint weren't you? sealer should take care of it if there's no other defects. otherwise, you can spot in some 2k...
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    01-09-2022, 04:00 PM
    bmarler replied to a thread Seal Coat in General Discussion
    i only filter when loading the cup. i never use filters in the gun. they always seem to clog and create more trouble than they're worth.
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    01-06-2022, 09:12 AM
    i'd spend the $600 and move on. in todays money it's not too bad a price. the other option would be to find one in a used one the same color, but i...
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    01-06-2022, 09:09 AM
    damn len, that sucks. i had a buddy with a '59 panel wagon, don't see those every day. love the rear end treatment on those. as far as the tracker...
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    01-06-2022, 08:54 AM
    wow ron, so sorry to hear about your friend. i bet you have a ton of good memories though. it seems like when we get to a certain age it happens more...
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