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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:23 am
Been lurking so I figured
I should probley step up
and get my noob bashing
over with.

I own a VW resto shop in
N.Alabama, yes bama.

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We are about 3/4 thru an extinctive
resto on a clients 76 van.
pics can be seen
http://s107.photobucket.com/albums/m282/airkooledkustoms/76%20bus/

we have some other projects that
we are working on, so have a look around

let the bashing begin
Burnt, scarred, bloodied & greasie hands... it's a zen thing.
Airkooled Kustoms



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:34 am
Welcome Spook,

Newb bashing? Nope. Not here. It's always great to have more pro's onboard.

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Ok, who let you in MY shop?? :)
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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 12:53 pm
Very ,Very,Very! well documented photos....I will be doing the same with my on going project.

A+++++++++++

It confirmed the fact that you may not need to spend a lot of money on "respirators" ,duct free booth ,ect to get great results on a small job.



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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 3:46 pm
wow great pics!

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 4:16 pm
thanks,
I try to get one of every processes
on every panel
Burnt, scarred, bloodied & greasie hands... it's a zen thing.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:56 am
Well cut buff and polish has started
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not my favorite part of the process
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but one of the more important ones
Burnt, scarred, bloodied & greasie hands... it's a zen thing.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:50 am
Hey Spook,

What materials do you use/prefer?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:13 am
3m
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Airkooled Kustoms

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:14 am
3m on the paper and compounds
BASF on the paint
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:24 am
I like 3M papers too. But for compounds, try Presta. It literally leaves
3M compounds in the "dust." It's about the same price $30/qt but much,
much better in every aspect. Yah, i sound like an ad but it is that good.

:)
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