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  1. Thread: Bare Metal

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    Yes I will. Looking forward to it.

    Yes I will. Looking forward to it.
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    I always thought it was the other way around. I...

    I always thought it was the other way around. I need to pay attention more lol...
  3. Thread: Bare Metal

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    Good advice on the gun cleaning.

    Good advice on the gun cleaning.
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    (The only way to get the screws to release is to...

    (The only way to get the screws to release is to cur the heads and drill out the shank, they are put in so tight that even kroil will not penetrate there is no way to get at the nuts other than to...
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    Not trying to steal the thread but info for...

    Not trying to steal the thread but info for others. Marler, I get a kick out of your ketchup container usage! I'm always hoarding containers of various sizes in hopes to use them, which I do, but...
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    Thanks for that Len. So this cavity wax just...

    Thanks for that Len. So this cavity wax just sticks to everything? How long could it last? (noticed how I didn't say 'will') Should it be done every few years? I've just welded some small patches on...
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    Maybe rust repair forum woulda been...

    Maybe rust repair forum woulda been better...:dunce:
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    Back coating metal

    So a few thoughts here that I'm hoping you guys can throw some advice my way again...As I am doing some rust repair on my old Ford, (1979) what do you guys back coat your metal with? Weld thru primer...
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    Yes, maybe in the summer that would work but wet...

    Yes, maybe in the summer that would work but wet and cold now till March-April!
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    I've been using my craftsman shop vac. Noisy and...

    I've been using my craftsman shop vac. Noisy and only works if I have it closer to where I'm sanding, kind of a pain but all I have for now.
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    Well, I guess I'm stripping all the paint off...

    Well, I guess I'm stripping all the paint off lol. I hear you guys loud and clear. There is a lot of paint to strip. I can't imagine all the dust I'm going to create. You guys ever use dust...
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    Ok guys so lets see if I got this right. If I...

    Ok guys so lets see if I got this right. If I grind everything off to metal, which apparently I should do, I can use epoxy. Or, keep some or all of the existing paint and use direct to metal filler...
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    Yes, I know I'm sounding antsy lol. Don't get me...

    Yes, I know I'm sounding antsy lol. Don't get me wrong, I do want to do as good a job as I can do but realizing it won't be a show truck. The problem is I'm always busy with work and life and it just...
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    So there will be some metal work that I still...

    So there will be some metal work that I still have to do throughout the truck. Is not considered better to have epoxy over metal work? I read so much about epoxy it seems to be the go to when panel...
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    Thoughts on painting/prepping?

    Hi guys. I took off some of the paint to reveal what's underneath. Lots of layers of old paint and primers! I should probably remove it all down to metal but honestly, I barely have enough time to do...
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    Undercarriage or Underside Detail

    Hi all. Not sure if this is the right spot but good exposure with many viewers reading so here I go. On top of my other, old truck resto mods, I'm trying to lower the maintenance on my daily driver...
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    Got it, thx Len.

    Got it, thx Len.
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    So after I used the Rustmort on my door sill I...

    So after I used the Rustmort on my door sill I then read the epoxy primer that I was going to use (Nason) and realize that it shouldn't be applied over acid based convertors. This is what I was told...
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    Right, I remember that "acid" issue. Will make...

    Right, I remember that "acid" issue. Will make sure on that, thx again Marler.
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    Thanks Marler. Seems like the way that I'm going....

    Thanks Marler. Seems like the way that I'm going. So I've been trying to locate some Picklex up here (Canada, West Coast). It sounds like a pretty simply product to use and was hoping to try some,...
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    I've been thinking about this a lot. Put a camera...

    I've been thinking about this a lot. Put a camera down in behind and had a better look. There is a lot of rust, everywhere. So the trucks forty one years old now. It has been treated probably with...
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    Not sure how to deal with these small holes that...

    Not sure how to deal with these small holes that I have. The rest of the rusty, but not see through metal, I was going to treat with a rust neutralizer then coat with a Por 15, prep it, then epoxy...
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    I agree with you Len. I'm certain there's a lot...

    I agree with you Len. I'm certain there's a lot of condensation trapped in these large open cavities. Warm interior and cold exterior with no airflow is just an automatic moisture compartment. I'm...
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    Well that made me feel pretty good Henry. I would...

    Well that made me feel pretty good Henry. I would settle for mediocre lol. I have the desire and listening to you guys with your experiences sure helps. Thanks for the kind words!
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    Hi Henry. Thanks for your comments. I am...

    Hi Henry. Thanks for your comments. I am definitely not capable of 'show quality'. Lets clear the air on that one lol. I would just like something that won't rust through right away. A few years...
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    So I cleaned it up a bit today with a needle...

    So I cleaned it up a bit today with a needle scaler. Looks like I have a couple of very small holes. The lower horizontal joint looked swollen a bit so I cleaned the seam sealer out of it. I'll try...
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    Well, that wasn't quite the answer that I was...

    Well, that wasn't quite the answer that I was expecting. I'll see if I can clean it up, spray some cavity wax in there and hope for the best. Thanks guys. Don't want to do more work than I have to!
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    Door Jamb Rust. Opinions Please

    Hi all. Been lurking here for about three years now. Amazed at the experience here on these forums. Get up enough confidence to finally ask for some advice. I have a pic of my door jamb on my '79...
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    Thanks. I'll check it out.

    Thanks. I'll check it out.
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    Led's are becoming easier to get. They're safer,...

    Led's are becoming easier to get. They're safer, brighter, economical and even more portable. I have somewhat bright but noisy 8ft florescent fixtures on my ceiling that I'm really thinking of...
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    Thanks Len. I guess I'm going in the right...

    Thanks Len. I guess I'm going in the right direction.
    So for you guys with portable home made booths like I may have one day, what type of lighting do you install. LED's are in. Hang a few 4...
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    How much light do you use when painting?

    Hi everyone. Being new here I'm overwhelmed with all the info on these forums, but it's definitely good reading! My thoughts are, although I've painted many items in my past without a paint booth,...
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    Thanks for this Len I have heard about this...

    Thanks for this Len I have heard about this system. Seems to be a superior to others? I'm still comparing.
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    Shop Dust/Air Control

    Hi everyone. Hoping this is the correct area to post this. Please move if it's not. I am new at this and have been reading the threads here for awhile now. The information here is overwhelming but...
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