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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote mixed up Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Feb/18/2019 at 11:45pm
nothing like old school prime sand repeat it make for a smooth body make sure you leave time to shrink
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Ollie Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23 hours 14 minutes ago at 2:03pm
Still working on the doors but the weather is not cooperating with me. Rain and then more rain. I have a de-humidifier but its not the same as drier weather. 

Doors and hinges in final primer but it looks like Monday before the paint goes on. 



Worked on the defroster vents. I cut off the center section that attaches to the original heater box.



Then I glued on the adapter to attach the hose from the Vintage Air unit. 



My re-chromed bumper arrived.





I am tickled pink.......beautiful !!

Hope to paint the doors Monday and start hanging them Tuesday.

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Question for you Ollie...??
What humidity do you like to paint at..?
Looking great as always...!!
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thats ok Ollie it give the primer time to shrink and that mean less sand scratches will come thru later on those bumpers look real nice
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I like to see the humidity at least below 40%. My de-humidifier keeps it at 65%. I would say you will not have a issue in Idaho. My rule of thumb is to paint early in the morning, no bugs and humidity is down.

I like a single stage paint. Its more period correct and easier to use. Nason Ful-Cryl. Easy to sand and buff. Easy to redo if not to your liking. In less than 1 hr you are done collecting dirt.

Yes, mixed up, letting the primer cure longer is a good thing too. 

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I second that on the nason pant I use it all the time its a DuPont produce and it will hold up very well thru age
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I ordered a #4 posidriv socket bit and it fits the door screws perfect. if anybody is interested i ordered it online from Zoro.com for under 5 bucks. Under $10 delivered and made it to the house in 2 days.
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