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#91 Ben_O

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 11:15 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?

Cheers for the compliments.

I've been feeding the owner updates directly as well as here and he seems very happy. 

I'll look forward to seeing his progress putting it back together.

 

Cheers

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 03:24 PM

Roof polishing today.

 

I flatted it first

 

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And then polished it

 

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Then the arches.

 

I primed them first

 

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Flatted them down

 

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Painted them

 

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And then fitted them.

 

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And that it.

I'm finished!!

 

Cheers for the comments and for following the progress.

 

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 03:34 PM

One more picture before I sheet it up

 

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 05:05 PM

Ben that shine is so impressive!



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Posted 18 June 2021 - 05:42 PM

One more picture before I sheet it up

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 05:44 PM

Always a pleasure to see your work Ben! Nice to see the advantage peeking out from under the cover! Have been wondering how it was getting on!

Just the inspiration needed to get mine underway in earnest!

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Posted 18 June 2021 - 05:59 PM

Always a pleasure to see your work Ben! Nice to see the advantage peeking out from under the cover! Have been wondering how it was getting on!

Just the inspiration needed to get mine underway in earnest!

Cheers Sam.

The advantage is waiting for its interior, headlining and carpets to arrive before I can progress further.

 

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Posted 07 July 2021 - 06:23 PM

Evening All,

 

So, ferry troubles have delayed me picking up the mini for a few weeks, but I have used the time wisely and made a new home for her when she arrives. I was going to shoehorn her into the garage until this way made. Now I can work on her what ever the weather (ish).

 

Trying to get used to uploading photos, so here's a couple of the new car port. 

 

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I will upload progress photos as I go.



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Posted 08 July 2021 - 10:20 PM

Awesome work again Ben, what are you flatting down with prior to polishing? 2000 wet and dry?



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Posted 09 July 2021 - 07:50 AM

Awesome work again Ben, what are you flatting down with prior to polishing? 2000 wet and dry?

Cheers jase.

 

You are correct, 2000 wet and dry

 

Cheers

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Posted 13 July 2021 - 03:52 PM

Outside today ready for the off

 

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And then Greg the owner showed up to collect this afternoon.

It was great to see you again Greg and I hope you have fun reassembling it.

 

All loaded up ready to go home!

 

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Cheers

Ben



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Posted 13 July 2021 - 04:40 PM

Woah....no messing!! 👍👍

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Posted 13 July 2021 - 07:36 PM

Those back wheels do not look like they are ratcheted that well!!  Looks good Ben



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Posted 14 July 2021 - 05:43 AM

Those back wheels do not look like they are ratcheted that well!!  Looks good Ben

 

Those back wheels do not look like they are ratcheted that well!!  Looks good Ben

That was mentioned actually Paul but he was happy it was secure and planned to stop and recheck a while down the road incase.

Cheers

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Posted 15 July 2021 - 09:08 PM

So please to have her home ready to start reassembling.

 

I'm not sure I've ever driven so carefully! No movement mind. The trailer really is made to measure!

 

Ben really has done fantastic work, she looks stunning. On recommendation, I will be getting the wiring loom in, fitting the fuel tank and rear lights. I've also ordered the items to build the doors up and an optimise headlining to get her watertight.

 

I happen to have some very similar photos from drop off and collection which offers a nice comparison.

 

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Thanks Ben for all the exquisite work!

 

Watch this space






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