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Old 05-25-2017, 06:07 PM   #1
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New project underway !!!

OK..... Here we go.... Got my scaffolding up, my air-powered Palm sander and 100 sanding disks, all my paint/materials, clear coat and hope to have a brand new freshly painted cap on my Berkshire By Sunday afternoon....

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Old 05-25-2017, 06:18 PM   #2
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Good luck to you hope it turns out great.
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Old 05-25-2017, 06:22 PM   #3
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Thanks..... Just thought it would be a fun project and by doing it myself it'll cost $400 vs the $1800 a shop wanted to charge me....
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Best of luck, and hoping it turns out well for you !
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Old 05-26-2017, 03:43 PM   #5
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Update: finished 1st stage sanding; now ready to drape coach and mask everything off....

FYI - when u are trying to drape a coach with a 20' X 25' sheet of plastic in a slight breeze by yourself, you WILL get your butt KICKED !!!! Definitely could have used an extra pair of hands BUT did get it done....

Sprayed with primer and will wet sand it when it's dry.... Will be ready to paint once that's done....
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Old 05-26-2017, 04:53 PM   #6
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Am very interested to see your finished project!
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Old 05-26-2017, 05:28 PM   #7
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Step 2 - DONE !!!

Ready for step 3 - PAINT !!!!!
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Old 05-26-2017, 05:42 PM   #8
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Be sure to show us the final results.
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:05 PM   #9
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She's all finished !!!! Looking pretty dang good if i do say so myself !!!

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Old 05-28-2017, 04:26 PM   #10
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Very nice job. While done
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Cool. For the record...they make liquid mask for overspray....you just paper mask 12-24" and the mask it washes off after finishing.
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Old 05-28-2017, 04:57 PM   #12
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Yeah I've seen that BUT I wanted overkill protection so I used a $18.00 20' X 25' plastic drop cloth which covered a ton of roof and sides plus it was easy to cut out the area I was gonna paint....

I had zero overspray which was my goal....
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Old 05-28-2017, 05:48 PM   #13
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She's all finished !!!! Looking pretty dang good if i do say so myself !!!

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You don't need to say it yourself, I will say it for you........
It looks DAMN NICE!!
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Well...post your address and contact info...and start painting caps and fronts...instant business.
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Old 05-28-2017, 06:22 PM   #15
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I'm way too expensive....

I did it for $300 plus $100 for sander and spray gun plus a lot of sweat.... Much better than the $1800 the paint shop wanted.....
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FYI - that's glare on the painted cap not bad paint spots.... It's all as smooth as a baby's butt...
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Old 05-28-2017, 06:29 PM   #17
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I'm impressed! Looks GREAT!
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That looks great ... you are the bomb!
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:13 PM   #19
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Excellent job! Are you willing to hire out your painting services?
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:21 PM   #20
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Kittlecat you can't afford me !!! LOL !!!!
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