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  1. Looking great!

    Looking great!
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    Sorry if this is a thread derail, but there...

    Sorry if this is a thread derail, but there really is a ton of them out there.
    http://www.hotrodhomepage.com/hrhp/2005/12/24/ford-powered-camaro/
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  3. That's a great video. I actually have frame by...

    That's a great video. I actually have frame by frame in stills. I'm amazed that the backs of the fenders and stone guards look completely painted. Which is OK by me as it makes it easier for me.
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  4. Thats a great thread, really enjoyed it....

    Thats a great thread, really enjoyed it. Incredible work. I don't think how they did it will work for me though. His suggestion is to just paint the top like the factory did and let the overspray do...
  5. How to set up the gun to simulate factory overspray?

    I'm restoring an old mustang, for my year and plant, it was black on the bottom with lots of overspray that that is real heavy out near the rockers and fades to nothing in the trans tunnel.

    First...
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    Any one ever drill out a fluid tip?

    I had a 2.2 tip for by Finishline 3, can't find it. I have two 1.8 tips. Can I drill one of them out to 2.2? I'm just trying to spray some slick sand.

    Looks like the FL3 uses the same needle for...
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    Sam, I hate to be a pain, but I'd love to see...

    Sam, I hate to be a pain, but I'd love to see whatever doors you have. Let me know,

    Thanks!

    John
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    That looks like a job for my "Loader Bucket"...

    That looks like a job for my "Loader Bucket" press. Might even have to lift the front wheels of the tractor with it, lol.
  9. Why not use the Dekups, then you can put the gun...

    Why not use the Dekups, then you can put the gun in any position. Seems like that would be handy with no rotisserie?
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    Sam, I sent you a PM.

    Sam, I sent you a PM.
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    Yes Sam, you are correct, it has the broken latch...

    Yes Sam, you are correct, it has the broken latch bolts. I planned to weld them up. Now I won't bother with that until I can get the rest of it corrected.

    As for shipping the door, the mistake...
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    Not sure what you are saying? "shinny steel then...

    Not sure what you are saying? "shinny steel then etch, then filler, then epoxy" Do you mean etch primer? Etch primer usually (always?) contains acid. Read the tech sheets on whatever you plan on...
  13. Thread: LEN- Mini Guns

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    I was going to spray this on Saturday and use the...

    I was going to spray this on Saturday and use the new detail gun.,. It came with two different air caps, so I headed to this forum to search to see what the differences are, and which air cap I...
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    According to certain places on the net (SPI...

    According to certain places on the net (SPI forum, Hottrodders forum), epoxy primer can not go over acid prepared surfaces unless they were properly neutralized, I. e. thoroughly washed with water...
  15. Thread: LEN- Mini Guns

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    I ended up splurging on the SRI Pro. I'm looking...

    I ended up splurging on the SRI Pro. I'm looking at the book that came with it, and trying to figure out what is the adjusting screw at the bottom of the gun next to the air inlet?

    The book seems...
  16. Thread: LEN- Mini Guns

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    Ha, sorry for the misconception, no I just need...

    Ha, sorry for the misconception, no I just need to paint inside the trunk with the mini gun, either BC/CC or SS urethane.

    For the exterior, I still need to by a gun, I'm leaning towards the...
  17. Thread: LEN- Mini Guns

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    I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to paint...

    I'm trying to figure out what I'm going to paint the car with, kind of beyond this discussion, but whatever I decide on, I think I need to be able to shoot it with the mini gun.

    I *think* I will...
  18. Thread: LEN- Mini Guns

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    I need a mini gun, mainly for primer, but I will...

    I need a mini gun, mainly for primer, but I will need to topcoat inside the trunk of my project.

    I did manage to prime the inside of the shell of the project including most of the inside of the...
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    Repair UPS damage to a door.

    I now have a growing collection of used Mustang doors in the garage. If I only had a magic wand to combine the parts of different doors, lol.

    I don't want to use a repro door as they have...
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    Yeah, That's what I found as well. Odd isn't...

    Yeah,

    That's what I found as well. Odd isn't it, as clearly 2" comes in the kit with the DA...
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    http://autobodystore.net/Merchant2/graphics/000000...

    http://autobodystore.net/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/CP-7202D.jpe

    http://autobodystore.net/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=ABS&Product_Code=CP7200S&Category_Code=T

    Right now I'm...
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    2" Diameter Hook and Loop Paper

    I bought the "Mini DA" kit from the store.

    Came in, works great, but I could use some more 2" paper, and some coarser 2" paper.

    I may have missed it, but I didn't see any for sale in the store?...
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    Thanks for posting! I liked it better when the...

    Thanks for posting!

    I liked it better when the carriers were not named after people:
    Wasp, Hornet, Coral See, Enterprise, Intrepid, Ranger etc, sound so much better to me than the names of...
  24. Thread: My 71 Monte

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    Wow, Looks Great! I'm in Chester County also, I...

    Wow, Looks Great! I'm in Chester County also, I hope to see you cruising some time...
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    Bodywork on potential jack points?

    Not sure where best to put this question.

    I intend to make the bottom of my project (65 Mustang Fastback) as nice as the top. The front frame rails have been replaced, so they are nice and un...
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    I've used Picklex 20 during my restoration,...

    I've used Picklex 20 during my restoration, keeping surface rust at bay for years. In some heavily pitted spots, I blasted, then used picklex.

    Later I saw Barry from SPI s warning about phosphoric...
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    Fresh Air Hose, Management and use

    OK, I'm just about all hooked up. I bought a garden hose wall hanger to put on the wall to coil up the unused hose, and to keep the hose on between uses. Is that the best way?

    I think this is the...
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    My Hobbyair 2 arrived! Thanks Len! I unpacked...

    My Hobbyair 2 arrived! Thanks Len! I unpacked everything and I can't find the "extra Y" connector and valve. Should that be in the main box somewhere?
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    Best place to put my fresh air pump?

    I have a Hobby air II on the way. trying to figure out where to put it. It gets cold enough (and hot enough) where I am that outside is probably not good.

    My garage is attached, and is down about...
  30. I'm back to this again... Could the Sata hood be...

    I'm back to this again... Could the Sata hood be used with the hobbyair II?

    Or does it need the 3/4 HP SAS?

    Len, could you come up with a price for the Sata helmet, and the fittings to attach...
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    Connect air hose to CAMAIR

    I have my CAMAIR (Thanks Len!) ready to hook it up. The outlet is 1/4 male NPSM thread.

    What is the intention here? Most air hose I've seen has a 1/4 male NPT fitting. An elbow would put the hose...
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    Epoxy first, then seam sealer?

    I tried to do a search as I imagine this has been asked before, but those search terms seem to give me every thread, lol.

    My car was dipped, so bare metal everywhere, except where some of the...
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    Teckna "Quick Clean"

    What exactly do you need to do with a "regular" gun as opposed to the quick clean?

    Can the quick clean be used for primer as well?

    I don't see the air requirements listed, although the...
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    Thanks! Just the information I am looking for. ...

    Thanks! Just the information I am looking for.

    One more thing, I am working on a bare shell, when using epoxy primer and a modern gun, do you need to mask off the whole rest of the car when...
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    I guess I wasn't too confident in drywall sealing...

    I guess I wasn't too confident in drywall sealing out vapor?

    It is a modern house, 5/8 on the garage walls, two layers of 5/8 on the ceiling, but there are some holes for wiring and stuff?
    ...
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    Can I prime at Home?

    I've been doing the metal work on my car for years in my 3 car attached garage. I've been holding surface rust mostly at bay with Pickelx 20. I've sprayed some rattle can weld thru primer in that...
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    I'm away from home without the numbers handy, but...

    I'm away from home without the numbers handy, but was calling them about, from memory, the 8212?? and 8214?? welding respirators. They have slightly different descriptions and I wanted to see what...
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    Is there an 800 number in with the packaging? The...

    Is there an 800 number in with the packaging? The 3M mask I bought had one, I called to get the real info from them.

    For me 99.9 doesn't seem good enough if what is being sprayed is deadly.
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    Len, Thanks for answering. I am beginning to...

    Len,

    Thanks for answering. I am beginning to think I need to go to HF, buy a cheap gun, then put up a post that it sucks, to get some of the other guys involved in this thread, lol...

    Anyway,...
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    I went to the store and see 3 versions of the...

    I went to the store and see 3 versions of the finishline. 647WB, 654, 648.

    The first two I think I see the difference, the plastic cup for water based compatibility, plus 3 tips (1.3,1.5, 1.8)...
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    What primer should I use?

    The shell of my Mustang, call it project "Albatross" is finally ready for primer.

    Most of the metal that wasn't replaced, and some of the non ecoated repro metal has been picklex 20'ed, in some...
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    Another "Which gun should I get" Thread...

    I read through many posts I here, and still have some questions...

    After many years doing the metal work on my project, I am almost to the point of needing to prime it.

    Most of the car is...
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    Files for metal work

    Not sure which forum to ask in, anyway, here it goes..

    After welding in patches, I can grind them about flush with my angle grinder, but can't get them exactly flush without thinning the...
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    Is that available in a rattle can? Any online...

    Is that available in a rattle can? Any online sources? I tried googleing with out any luck.
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    Yes, They are NOS, another source of added...

    Yes, They are NOS, another source of added pressure, lol.



    An subtle but important distinction.

    In various places on the car I think I've seen the top panel kind of recede away from the...
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    Ah yes, but for me, the quality of my plug welds...

    Ah yes, but for me, the quality of my plug welds are inversely proportional to how visible they will be when done.

    I.e., if you will never see it, they always come out perfect, when they are in a...
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    I'm installing new 1/4s on my Mustang, which will...

    I'm installing new 1/4s on my Mustang, which will be the first actual welds on the external sheet metal on the car after just about replacing the whole underside an inner structure.

    Anyway for all...
  48. Thread: Garage Heater

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    Does the garage have any windows? I use a 20,000...

    Does the garage have any windows? I use a 20,000 BTU window A/C unit that does heat as well. My garage is insulated and attached to the house, 660 sq feet, and within in a few hours I usually need to...
  49. Are you talking about the Sata or the SAS? How do...

    Are you talking about the Sata or the SAS? How do you like it?
  50. Len, Thanks for the info. The last thing I...

    Len,

    Thanks for the info.
    The last thing I need to figure out before i pull the trigger on a system is what to do about welding.

    It seems as though the welding industry, for the most part has...
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