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#76 Ben_O

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Posted 16 June 2021 - 03:44 PM

After finishing the paintwork on the bonnet, I started the process of flatting and polishing it

 

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Obviously, I have only polished one side there.

Once complete, I fitted it and popped it outside to see the colour in daylight

 

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Meanwhile, I prepped the primer on the doors and bootlid.

 

Here is one of the doors mid prep

 

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Once complete and sealed up, into the booth they went for topcoat

 

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Whilst that was drying, I continued with the polishing

 

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I'm doing the polishing jn stages between other stuff as my back isn't playing ball lately so o can't manage to do too much polishing in one go.

 

Cheers

Ben 



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Posted 16 June 2021 - 04:00 PM

Another panel done

 

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Posted 16 June 2021 - 06:18 PM

Excellent finish Ben, the owner must be well pleased especially with the painted bonnet stripes.

Sorry to hear your back is poorly.



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Posted 16 June 2021 - 06:31 PM

Excellent finish Ben, the owner must be well pleased especially with the painted bonnet stripes.

Sorry to hear your back is poorly.

Cheers John.

I really do like the painted stripes. I doubt a sticker would be available to match the roof otherwise. And no air bubbles of course!

Been having a lot of trouble with my back lately. It's worse in the heat which makes it interesting in the spraybooth!

Oh well I'm sure it will fine.

 

Cheers

Ben 



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Posted 16 June 2021 - 08:09 PM

So much goes into the perfect finish that I never appreciated before. It’s looking amazing, I can wait to see it in the metal next Friday.

Sorry you’re back isn’t great Ben. I hope it eases soon. I can’t imagine it makes any of your work easy!

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Posted 16 June 2021 - 08:24 PM

So much goes into the perfect finish that I never appreciated before. It’s looking amazing, I can wait to see it in the metal next Friday.

Sorry you’re back isn’t great Ben. I hope it eases soon. I can’t imagine it makes any of your work easy!

Cheers Greg.

I'm glad you like it.

 

I get on OK with the back pain, it's just the polishing and some aspects of painting that causes issues. It soon goes away though with rest.

 

Cheers

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Posted 17 June 2021 - 03:36 PM

I have done some more polishing today

 

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Just the arches to paint and fit now and polish the roof and it's done.

 

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Posted 17 June 2021 - 03:50 PM

Now that is shiny!!

Looks great,

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Posted 17 June 2021 - 04:00 PM

Let's hope the back isn't giving too much jip after all of that polishing Ben. Fantastic work as always!

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Posted 17 June 2021 - 04:31 PM

Cheers guys



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Posted 17 June 2021 - 06:13 PM

The finish on that paintwork is stunning.

 

You must be really chuffed with it.


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Posted 17 June 2021 - 07:17 PM

The finish on that paintwork is stunning.

 

You must be really chuffed with it.

Pleased as punch Mike.

The clearcoat I use is brilliant  so thats half the battle won.

 

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Ben 



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Posted 18 June 2021 - 09:29 AM

I think it's great how you get that 3-D effect of a bloke taking pictures in all your panels.  That must be quite an achievement!

 

Seriously though, hope your back gets better.



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Posted 18 June 2021 - 09:34 AM

I think it's great how you get that 3-D effect of a bloke taking pictures in all your panels.  That must be quite an achievement!

 

Seriously though, hope your back gets better.

Cheers!



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Posted 18 June 2021 - 10:44 AM

Craftsmanship right there. Awesome finish on those panels fella.

 

Been there with back pain, hope it eases up soon. Keep up the cracking work, I bet the owner is chuffed with the updates?






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