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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby Rudi » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:02 pm

Nicely done Ken, :D
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Re: Restored 1948 Front Rims

Postby randallc » Sat Jul 27, 2013 6:08 am

They look great. Keep up the good work.
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Dash Repair

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Jul 30, 2013 10:25 am

Finally got my O2 tank filled so I could braze this part. Now it can go back into the blasting cabinet for a final cleaning - then a small amount of filler in some spots that I know will annoy me if I don't fix them. All the cracks were drilled at the end before brazing.

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Repaired Dash Cracks
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Re: Dash Repair

Postby Rudi » Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:44 pm

Nicely done Ken :D
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Re: Dash Repair

Postby pharmerphil3 » Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:16 pm

You most certainly have patients! I really enjoy your photo updates; can not wait to see your 48 complete. :D
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Re: Dash Repair

Postby ricky racer » Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:12 pm

pharmerphil3 wrote:You most certainly have patients! I really enjoy your photo updates; can not wait to see your 48 complete. :D



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Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:55 am

Hi all - Little update on Rex '48.

Learned body filler and more working on these. Had them finish coated once, but was not happy with the result - so I broke out the 400 grit paper on the DA Sander - Fixed the finish and repainted. Now I'm OK with showing the pix.

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Fender after Cleaning, Filling and Sanding
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Primed and Curing
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Back Done and Curing
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Finished
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby Rob in NH » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:17 am

they came out nice
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby 169Cub » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:57 am

Turned out nice! I love the Farmall Red. I have a 1990 F250 that I want to repaint in the future. I have been working on my wife to repaint it Farmall Red. She is not totally opposed, yet not quite there to totally agree yet either. (She likes the truck too) I will keep working it.
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby kpaine » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:29 am

Great job on the fender(s). That is going to be one nice tractor when you are done with it.
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby ricky racer » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:41 am

Man!! I almost need sunglasses!! :lol: Lookin' good Ken!!
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby pharmerphil3 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:21 pm

Really looks good!
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby Papa's Cub » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:19 pm

Ken, the fender looks nice. The next time you refinish a set of fenders or a hood Assy, try wet sanding prior to painting with 400 to 600 grit paper when you're through with the D/A sander. This will remove those fine scratches and swirl marks left by an air sander. It requires a bit more time and clean up prior to painting, but, I've found it worth the extra effort. Hope this helps with future restorations. Papa.
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby ReTractor » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:27 pm

Yes that really is well done. Maybe you've already said but are you using rattle can or spray gun? Painting outdoors or in a booth?
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Re: Rex '48 has New Fenders

Postby PVF1799 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:29 pm

ReTractor wrote:Yes that really is well done. Maybe you've already said but are you using rattle can or spray gun? Painting outdoors or in a booth?


So far all the paint has been rattle cans 2 coats of primer - two coats of paint. All outside, then moved inside...

Thanks for the compliments.
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