Paint, Stage 1

I was hoping to get some time tinkering with things over the holidays. It seems the extensive sheet metal work has made things take longer than initially expected. As it is, the first base coat of (cheap) blue paint is on.  This should get everything into the general color scheme and we can see how things are looking before the final paint.

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Paint Prep – Stage 1

I had no idea just how much time it takes to fix the body of a 50 year old car. I thought that getting reproduction sheet metal, and I mean the good stuff, would mean very little body work. After all, they didn’t have to mess with filler and fixing all the little dings that accumulate over the years.  This has been my education in auto body art.

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