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    Thanks!

    Thanks for the feedback Henry. Iíll probably be buying one asap after I work off some of this honey-do list and get in to town.
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    Not on mine

    Thereís no dust collector on my model, donít know about other brands. I try to do some of my heavier sanding outside, still wearing a mask and eye protection. Inside I wear my 1/2 face respirator...
  3. Thank you for posting

    All the best to you Len on a speedy recovery. Thanks for the post, and definitely appreciate any updates.
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    DA

    Hey Henry, the DA that seems a little newer is a DeVilbiss ATP90, the one Iíve used, the other I canít read the info on it, but itís a smaller disk.
    Sorry for your loss, my dad has been gone for...
  5. I’ve heard that about bonding adhesives, that...

    I’ve heard that about bonding adhesives, that it’s not tearing apart anytime soon. Talked to some of our local body shops, that’s about all they’re using for their panels. I know with the welding...
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    Yeah I inherited a lot of tools when my dad...

    Yeah I inherited a lot of tools when my dad passed (RIP Pop), and the DA is old but works great, itís pneumatic. Iíll probably try to spray some adhesive on the pad see if that works, or see if I...
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    I agree with bmarler, they do adjust speeds, and...

    I agree with bmarler, they do adjust speeds, and can get the metal very hot if you work an area too much, possibly warping hot if not careful. Iím finding this out as I use it, so I try to move to...
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    Do use the glue stick on type or the hook an loop...

    Do use the glue stick on type or the hook an loop type? I ask because my glue type donít want to stay on, was thinking might need new disks, the ones I have are probably 15 years old lol.
  9. Iíve never used adhesive for body work, but hear...

    Iíve never used adhesive for body work, but hear it works pretty good. I searched through this site, several posts on its use, seems there are pros and cons on using it.
    Good luck with whatever you...
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    Congrats! Hope you like it and it works out good...

    Congrats! Hope you like it and it works out good for you. I was at our local HF today and see they got the tool back in stock, but no drums for it. I was working on the lower portion of my ps...
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    Stripping disks

    I donít know🤷🏻*♂️

    Havenít used them, but they look like theyíd work good. Iíve been using the SCT (surface conditioning tool) that I bought from HF. It gets it done pretty good, but it does get...
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    Is that a HF machine? If you used half a drum...

    Is that a HF machine? If you used half a drum that seems like itís wearing pretty fast. I bought the narrower wheels to work the curves, havenít tried them yet, hope to this coming week. I did use...
  13. Thanks, Iíll check them out 👍

    Thanks, Iíll check them out 👍
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    Yeah theyíre somewhat costly, but Iíll tell you,...

    Yeah theyíre somewhat costly, but Iíll tell you, I worked it for several hours straight, it did good. I wear the drum more on the outer side because it gets into the formed metal better for me. Iím...
  15. Hood fix

    Thanks guys, I need a whole lot of practice with my welding to tackle this hood. The backside of it has structural holes designed in it, and from what Iím seeing it looks solid. I like the idea...
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    Yes I agree, it is concerning especially if you...

    Yes I agree, it is concerning especially if you use the machine regularly. I ordered the narrow wheels from Eastwood (mentioned in earlier post) and they arrived within several days. Haven’t tried...
  17. Tell me, what exactly does the foil tape do, and...

    Tell me, what exactly does the foil tape do, and can any aluminum tape work? I have some that was used on duct repair in the house.

    I just purchased one of the spray guns you have on sale,...
  18. Agree

    Yes I agree, my problem is that Iíd probably mess it up more trying to weld it. Iím going to give the fiberglass fix a go, see how that works. Just want it to be a decent looking driver and safe. ...
  19. Thanks Len, fiberglass is probably my next plan...

    Thanks Len, fiberglass is probably my next plan of attack. Gotta go get some more material nowÖ.
  20. Of course itís larger!

    Well after a few welding and blending tries, it seems Iíll be looking at possibly cutting out a patch, or fiberglass.
    The rust is slightly worse then it looked, so I might as well try to get it all,...
  21. Question on repairing small holes in the hood?

    Iíve searched through the site and found many different techniques to fix/repair small rust holes. Iím looking to repair a couple small rust holes in the hood on our 66 Comet, pics will be posted. ...
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    SCT

    I need to dig out my rotary and see what itíll do, maybe on my hood or roof. I purchased this SCT at harbor freight, looks almost identical to Eastwoodís tool. Matter of fact, I just ordered a...
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    A couple more pics

    DS fender. Paint seems to be original, and the fenders are in great shape.
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    A little more progress

    Well I did the DS fender today, took about an hour and a half to do the whole fender. I will say it will heat the metal if you run it too long in one area. I tried it on a flat area on top and it...
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    Welcome

    Hey welcome to the site. I'm newly registered here to, but have been getting great info from here for a good while. I’m interested to see the responses you get, they’ll probably help me as well for...
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    From what little I used it on the fender, it...

    From what little I used it on the fender, it wasn’t that bad with heating the working area. I did move it continuously trying not to keep on one spot too long. It does cut through the paint and...
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    40 Grit Drum

    Once I changed the drum to 40 grit, it probably took about 15 minutes or so, not long but I really didnít keep track of the time. I was amazed at the difference the drum made. Kept the rotation...
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    One more question about the picklex-20, it shows...

    One more question about the picklex-20, it shows 3 examples and I take it the pint is the spray bottle,no? Does the qt. size come with a spray bottle? Thanks.
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    Thanks for the welcome Len. Just to let you and...

    Thanks for the welcome Len. Just to let you and others know, Iím more a hobbiest in this field, have done paint n body messing around for years, but nothing like I plan on doing with my daughterís...
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    I’ve just joined this forum, lots of great info,...

    I’ve just joined this forum, lots of great info, plan on going through this site and soaking up as much knowledge as I can. I’m currently working on my daughter’s 66 Comet, just having fun and...
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