Monthly Archives: February 2013

Ready to fill and prime

This is the point I have been waiting to get to. It’s the point where I know that I will be done within a week. The job will be going back to the customer for painting and the final assembly … Continue reading

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Be careful where you buy the rear fenders for a Ford Model A

The owner of the Model A coupe I’m working on only wanted me to only go as far as to put it in primer. His son owns a local body shop and is going to paint the car there. I certainly don’t want … Continue reading

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A quick article

So one of the neat things about setting up this blog site is that I get to see the search strings that lead people here. One of the strings that I’ve seen for two months now is a question about what the … Continue reading

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Repairing the rust

First, you all get the standard speech on rust repair. It’s the speech I give when any of my regular customers wants me to repair the rust on their modern car. Here goes… YOU CAN’T STOP IT. Once it is … Continue reading

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Preparing to fill the dents and weld seams – 1928 Model A Special Coupe

Now that the coupe is back from the stripper, there are 3 things that I want to accomplish before I start spreading the body filler in earnest. First I want to protect the metal by applying etch primer (also called e-coat … Continue reading

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