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59 minutes ago, FINN said:

Def wanna setup a place to paint.  I have the gear, just need a new bigass compressor.  I can find out.  It is one of the best jobs I have seen.  Threw it under my detailing lights and zero orange peel.  What do you need painted on the Volvo?

The whole fucking thing...

 

Seriously though, I want to do a re-spray, willing to offer beer/money in assistance for a place to do it and could become a practice car if you want to give it a go! I don't quite have the space I need to paint in my garage without clearing everything out of there. It has crossed my mind more than once and I'm considering it but just cant quite bite the bullet and start doing prep work before I am sure how it would be painted or where it would be painted.

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How long are you back in OH for Lucas ? Just the holidays ?

Looks good Val. I would suggest starting small on the paint. I do some paint (I did panels on my 59 VW and then decided to have the whole thing painted in its original color locally) and yes prep is everything but a clean, large space with good ventilation is essential. 

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35 minutes ago, matt b said:

How long are you back in OH for Lucas ? Just the holidays ?

Looks good Val. I would suggest starting small on the paint. I do some paint (I did panels on my 59 VW and then decided to have the whole thing painted in its original color locally) and yes prep is everything but a clean, large space with good ventilation is essential. 

Pretty sure my business insurance would go up a bit if I declared I was painting in the shop.  My nextdoor neighbor owns a body shop a minute away.  I use him for personal and clients.

First snow dumped over 5 inches yesterday.  Super happy not having to shovel a driveway any longer.

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Got the studded winter tires on just in time.

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Lucky soul, I would not bother setting up any paint equipment if a neighbor had everything just 5 mins away.

Can't say I miss the snow. Have fun with it though, go drifting!

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On 1/21/2017 at 9:50 AM, TIZIO AKA 1 HND MEC said:

Val, we are all brothers lol. We all work right in the middle of the shop haha!!!

Lol yup.


Picked up this munchkin yesterday.  Meili is a purebred GSD.

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She is going to bed big.  Probably going to outweigh bandit by a good amount since her paws are already the same size.

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Meili is growing strong.  Probably about 70-80lbs already.  Also Tirerack finally delivered my new tires after a 5 week wait.  Comical how sticky they are.  Last set this good was some Falken Azenis I had.

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Also took my dad out for some high speed karting for fathers day.

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