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    I had no doubt you would/could school me on your...

    I had no doubt you would/could school me on your WC history. While it may seem useless to many, I find this info absolutely fascinating. I am addicted to pre war vehicles, however my knowledge in...
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    Your 41' Dodge WC is my absolute favorite truck...

    Your 41' Dodge WC is my absolute favorite truck ever produced, especially if it is a "Beep". I believe those were produced from the mid 30's to the mid 40's correct? I'm curious if your Beep came...
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    Wow Kevin, what an awesome build. I am very...

    Wow Kevin, what an awesome build. I am very familiar with both the Detroit Autorama and the Riddler award. I don't think it is possible to get any higher praise then what you were given by one of...
  4. Thread: Orange peel

    by Ronf
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    Look at all three of bmarlers posts, he gives you...

    Look at all three of bmarlers posts, he gives you what you need to know. Any time I have a project I let it sit in the booth/shop 24 hours before painting. This is to acclimate the entire project,...
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    I'm curious as to the defect that led you to...

    I'm curious as to the defect that led you to strip the entire panel? As I said before if a hardner was used in BC you may have been able to do a BC blend only followed by clear coating the entire...
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    Brian, I couldn't agree more and like Kevin...

    Brian,

    I couldn't agree more and like Kevin ask with these changes "why wouldn't you want to sell product"? I looked back on some invoices dated back 4-5 years ago and I was paying $500.00 a...
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    Kevin, I have to strongly disagree with your...

    Kevin,

    I have to strongly disagree with your supplier. If you look at the PPG TDS for DBC2000 it states DX57 is optional (unless you are shooting a tri coat). I understand why they say optional...
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    Wow Kevin this is truly disheartening. I actually...

    Wow Kevin this is truly disheartening. I actually buy the DX57 by 1/2 pints as it tends to crystalize shortly after being open, even when hitting the container with Argon before closing it up. I...
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    Len, Can you compare the Fusor single use...

    Len,

    Can you compare the Fusor single use product to the Fusor 123 and 129 2 part sealers? Not sure if you have used the 129 (129 is a medium build I use for drip rails and gutters). The 123 and...
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    Barrier Bond Seam sealer

    I typically use the 2 part Fusor fast setting seam sealer and on occasion the Fusor self leveling (inside floor and trunk pans). I had a friends project in the shop a few days back in which we...
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    Leaf spring steel has changed over the years....

    Leaf spring steel has changed over the years. Going back a ways most manufactures used 590 steel. Later years used 5160 and most modern companies today use 1070 steel. All of these are oil quenched....
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    Gotta love ghost flames. Nice work

    Gotta love ghost flames. Nice work
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    Len, I understand the drop and drag for pics...

    Len,

    I understand the drop and drag for pics but am getting a "you do not have permission to view msg" on the Pre-1970 message board. Maybe I need permission from you?
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    Bmarler again hit on a great comment, "try this:...

    Bmarler again hit on a great comment, "try this: shoot all the inside corners and hard to reach areas first, then go over the rest of it"...absolutely! Additionally on same subject, narrow your...
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    If your truck was in my shop I would advise a...

    If your truck was in my shop I would advise a media blast down to bare metal followed by a minimum of 2 coats Zero Rust and maybe even a 3rd coat (thin). In my experience if you get a phenolic...
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    Thanks Joe, I appreciate buddy!

    Thanks Joe, I appreciate buddy!
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    And I just replied! Don't let us get lost. These...

    And I just replied! Don't let us get lost. These friendships are rare and In don't want to lose contact. I know I have been out of site for a few months as I got really covered up followed by some...
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    Absolutely agree with bmarler on powder coat and...

    Absolutely agree with bmarler on powder coat and for most part is unnecessary. Also, as Len stated about Por15 chipping, this is the reason I switched and get my Zero Rust from him. Goes on smooth...
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    [QUOTE=Houndogforever;464503]If you are having it...

    [QUOTE=Houndogforever;464503]If you are having it media blasted, why not check if they can also powder coat the frame complete.[/QUO

    It really depends. Many powder coat facilities only do much...
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    Joe, You pretty much have it down. Once the...

    Joe,

    You pretty much have it down. Once the frame is bare and metal is stripped by either hand or media blasted, just hit it with the Zero Rust product and assemble frame. Len put me onto Zero...
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    Brian, I think you are correct on the early...

    Brian,

    I think you are correct on the early 1900's brass car models prior to henry stepping in. I have dipped into the world of brass cars a bit, but very little. About 30 years ago I helped with...
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    Frame video

    BTW, watching the entire video is very interesting and captivating. This is specifically to the 30's Chevy frames and more specifically to the Master chassis model.
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    This is going to go against all that has been...

    This is going to go against all that has been said here but, I have to disagree on frame construction when speaking of "hot rivet" construction. While I have not worked on any 60's IH chassis, I...
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    DBU?

    Are you sure it was PPG DBU? PPG discontinued their DBU line about 5 years ago. Maybe it's DBC? I'm curious if you ran into a problem with an older product.
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    If it's a single panel I find it is much easier...

    If it's a single panel I find it is much easier to scuff with 1K wet and re-clear the entire panel. If it is a dry spot on an entire vehicle, and I know for certain the CC is lean in the area, I'll...
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    Absolutely, great advise baubau

    Absolutely, great advise baubau
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    As usual bmarler is right on the money. I...

    As usual bmarler is right on the money. I typically make cards for all my repairs unless I have access to original paint, brand used, etc.. When I shoot tri coats I always use spray out cards...
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    Brian, You bring up some great points. For...

    Brian,

    You bring up some great points. For instance, I advised using a plywood backer for both strength, as he is worried about people entering the car and putting excess weight in that area, and...
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    Yes, this is the way to go.

    Yes, this is the way to go.
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    If this were mine I would use a piece of 3/4 x...

    If this were mine I would use a piece of 3/4 x 3/4 extrusion and weld or braze it to the 90 degree turn up on the existing bend if your substrate is either aluminum or steel. As the original Cobras...
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    Don't think I have to mention this now but...

    Don't think I have to mention this now but obvious you need to cut back to good clean metal that is not overly thin. You might want to invest in an sheet metal gauge (5 or $6) to have a good...
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    Glad to see you are getting there. A couple of...

    Glad to see you are getting there. A couple of observations on your project;

    1. You are stitch welding correct? Jump around your patch panel with single or duel tacks to allow area to cool before...
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    Hey Brian my friend how is life treating you?...

    Hey Brian my friend how is life treating you? Haven't had much time to get on the site as I'm covered up with work. I think people have been itching to get back to car shows after covid.
    Yes, both...
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    Wow, this is so true. Like baubau I use my Zahn...

    Wow, this is so true. Like baubau I use my Zahn cups on unfamiliar products.
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    Nothing better than a car body hanging from your...

    Nothing better than a car body hanging from your rafters, geez I miss my old shop and lift.
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    As usual nice work Bam, I love your builds. Any...

    As usual nice work Bam, I love your builds. Any reason you decided to cut, cap and weld on axle ends as opposed to just narrowing one side of the axle housing? I've done a few that way when I didn't...
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    Zero Rust application

    I have been using Zero Rust for about 2 or 3 years now and love this product for chassis and floor pans. My usual method for application on new sheet metal is to abrade the surface with 180 grit...
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    You need to turn your gas up and possibly your...

    You need to turn your gas up and possibly your heat down, try setting the regulator to somewhere around 35-38 psi if you continue too have this amount of splatter. If you are outside and have the...
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    From what you said and what I am envisioning I...

    From what you said and what I am envisioning I would say no. Shrinking discs are typically used in an area with very little raised defects about the size of a quarter or half dollar. They are meant...
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    MICI refers to a pearl carrying code (MICI refers...

    MICI refers to a pearl carrying code (MICI refers to mica as in silica base product used to make pearl). This product is normally used for the application of large flake in gelcoat applications on...
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    I live in Keller Texas (outside fort worth) just...

    I live in Keller Texas (outside fort worth) just over 100 miles from Wichita Falls. Too me humidity is seldom a problem and like Len I have only seen, not experienced, humidity problems when using a...
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    I have been using DCU2021 since it hit the market...

    I have been using DCU2021 since it hit the market and never have I applied 5 coats. Most of my work is on high end cars that require a show quality finish. Baubau, PhilV and bmarler have it dead on....
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    Has there been any new information on Len's...

    Has there been any new information on Len's condition and recovery? Would love to hear an update.
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    Sorry to hear this. I've been snowed with work...

    Sorry to hear this. I've been snowed with work for sometime and am just now hearing this. Hope all is well with Len. Get well well soon Len, you are in our thoughts.
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    Len is right on the money, as usual!

    Len is right on the money, as usual!
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    That was my thinking exactly. Going to give it a...

    That was my thinking exactly. Going to give it a shot on upcoming project
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    That is the reason I state to hit it with a HB...

    That is the reason I state to hit it with a HB primer (like Optex 4:1 or Feather Fill, both by Evercoat). I would start with 2 or 3 coats, sand and check part. May need to apply additional coats....
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    Len, I get this tape from you and love it. I...

    Len,

    I get this tape from you and love it. I just have never used it on the outside body when paint inside body jambs. Are you using it in this location as well? If so I am assuming you only run...
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    Painting door, trunk lid and body jambs

    I have used the same method for painting door and body jambs for decades. When painting the inside body jambs, trunk drip rails, engine compartment etc. I use the old tried and true method of folding...
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    Fantastic

    WOW Marten this is fantastic! Looking really nice. I'm with Brian, prime the doors and drive it for the summer months. Not only you get to have hot rod summer fun but you can work out and tweak the...
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