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    Yesterday, 06:29 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Cut and buff day in Final Touch
    S-C Fender did get completely finished today.
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    Yesterday, 06:15 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Cut and buff day in Final Touch
    S-C, This is drivers side front. The fender I ran into a problem with and had to blend was front passenger side. On that occasion I learned a lot...
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    Yesterday, 02:52 PM
    Ronf started a thread Cut and buff day in Final Touch
    Finally got all my car buddies projects out of the shop and finishing up LAST fender on my build. I love cut and buff day as it brings a conclusion...
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    06-22-2021, 03:30 PM
    As usual Lens advice is dead on (no surprize). I can only add the following. You have a classic car and maybe need to plan for future restoration of...
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    06-15-2021, 05:31 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread what to do in General Discussion
    Marten, Sorry I meant to say your work is first class. I love builders who are very particular on the finer aspects and attention to detail on...
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    06-15-2021, 11:40 AM
    Ronf replied to a thread Pinhole in General Discussion
    What a great idea, gotta try that sometime.Thanks for this great tip
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    06-15-2021, 11:36 AM
    Ronf replied to a thread what to do in General Discussion
    I think Len sees the same thing I do, some spot welds show areas where holes are not completely welded and may retain water. If I am wrong in this...
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    06-14-2021, 11:46 AM
    I normally paint within 48 hours after final sand. If I go longer I wrap and cover it well as to keep contaminants out and shop environment from...
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    06-13-2021, 04:33 PM
    henry, I will take this as a compliment! I haven't been 40 for more than 2-1/2 decades...lol. Just don't tell my body I'm that old or it may...
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    06-11-2021, 01:49 PM
    bmarler, My first thought when I read gasoline was WOW! But I too thought back to my early years and some of the crazy products or procedures we...
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    06-11-2021, 01:17 PM
    SC, Now that you bring it up I do remember that thread. However I think his was application error as he had some tremendous lifting, while I only...
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    06-10-2021, 07:11 PM
    Absolutely agree. Many times, as you well know, we have to think outside the box on some of the unconventional repairs. As they say "where there is a...
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    06-10-2021, 06:56 PM
    Update, friend of mine brought by some Eastwood W&G remover, problem cleared right up on test panel. Hood came out perfect. Curious if anyone has had...
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    06-10-2021, 04:57 PM
    I ran out of my normal PPG SX320 W&G remover and picked up a qt of Custom Shop Series KW901 locally for final wipe until my jobber can resupply my...
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    06-10-2021, 02:19 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread what to do in General Discussion
    Len, I've never used the Upol weld through primer, does it splatter when welding if not grinded back? I have been using SEM product and it has a...
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    06-10-2021, 11:58 AM
    One other thought comes to mind that may be of use is a bridge puller kit in which you hot glue on a pulling post. I picked up one of these 7 or 8...
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    06-10-2021, 11:14 AM
    Ronf replied to a thread what to do in General Discussion
    Exact way I do as well. should have followed up with primer, Thanks Marler!
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    06-09-2021, 08:27 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread what to do in General Discussion
    I would use the weld through primer, just be sure and grind back about Nickle to quarter size around hole else it will splatter like crazy. I use a...
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    06-09-2021, 08:18 PM
    I would make up the J hooks and practice tacking them onto like gauge sheet metal with mig using .23 wire until you can confidently adhere them...
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    06-09-2021, 03:28 PM
    Since you are on a budget I'm guessing a stud gun is out of the question. I think trying to mig weld on that sheet metal is probably going to give...
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    06-05-2021, 02:40 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Door Edge Repair? in Collision Repair
    henry, All is good my friend and I absolutely understand where you're coming from. I know I have a tendency too over post detailed information...
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    06-05-2021, 01:55 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread airbag deployed? in Collision Repair
    No, that air bag has never been deployed. Air bag deployment requires a factory certified pre packed unit, not something you can just cram back in a...
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    06-05-2021, 01:24 PM
    henry, I believe it was the exact same item as you posted, I just wanted him to see the wedged cone sleeve that goes in first in case he didn't...
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    06-04-2021, 01:16 PM
    I installed several anchor pots in my last shop for my CNC and 4 post lift. The 4" anchor pots I installed pretty much worked off the same principle...
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    06-04-2021, 12:21 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Door Edge Repair? in Collision Repair
    henry, I humbly bow to your experience as I just don't use rattle cans other than adhesives and a few minor incidentals. My line of thinking was...
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    06-04-2021, 09:53 AM
    Ronf replied to a thread Door Edge Repair? in Collision Repair
    This is all great advice. A door is a large panel with a lot of show and depending on a rattle can nozzle for uniform coverage, when compared to a...
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    06-03-2021, 03:44 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Door Edge Repair? in Collision Repair
    I know several members here have used a good 2k rattle can primer with success. Personally I rarely use rattle can anything so can't comment. In...
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    06-03-2021, 02:29 PM
    Ronf replied to a thread Door Edge Repair? in Collision Repair
    Yes PXR is the paint code on Dodge Ram trucks for Brilliant Black Crystal Pearl. Dodge first introduced the PXR paint scheme in 2003 and was used on...
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    06-01-2021, 03:19 PM
    From my library dated back 01/2020 and the way I shoot Optex; Per TDS on Optex Super build 4:1, Optex Super Build 4:1 is a two-component hybrid...
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    06-01-2021, 03:02 PM
    Yes, it MUST be epoxy primered prior to shooting the Evercoat G2 FF over aluminum or it will lift. A 2.2 tip is perfect for this application WITHOUT...
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