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Old 01-12-2020, 11:42 PM
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These are all the aluminum panels and parts sent out to be anodized. All the parts were made from 5005 alloy that was recommended as one of the best for anodizing.
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Panels were anodized in bronze. I was pleasantly surprised at how reasonable the price was.
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Old 01-13-2020, 12:00 PM
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These are all the aluminum panels and parts sent out to be anodized. All the parts were made from 5005 alloy that was recommended as one of the best for anodizing.
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Panels were anodized in bronze. I was pleasantly surprised at how reasonable the price was.
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Some really nice panels there.
The finish looks great as well.
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Old 01-14-2020, 05:34 AM
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Awesome details!
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:01 AM
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Old 01-15-2020, 12:08 AM
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Body on rotisserie ready for inside paint
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Chassis painted on rotisserie. Guys pulled a rabbit out of the hat on this one. ---- double gunned it with no light spots and no runs on tubing.
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Inside body paint.
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Old 01-18-2020, 10:13 PM
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My long time friend Jeff working his magic doing the layout to air brush the grill.
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The lettering --- pin stripping and air brush work finished
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The amazing detail work on the grill. Notice the 3D effect behind the headlights.
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All the air brush work --- lettering and pin stripping is done with paint. No vinyl any where.
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Pin stripping around the lettering and running back to the wing.
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The up front stripping. ----- Since the advent of computer aided vinyl wrap the skills required to perform the above work is dying out. There are fewer and fewer people out there that can even do this type of work.
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Old 01-19-2020, 03:25 AM
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Came up very nice.
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Old 02-03-2020, 09:13 AM
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WOW Steve great progress on your car. I really like the bronze tone on the chassis parts.
Congratulations on MSOTM
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Old 02-03-2020, 04:00 PM
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Wow, love it.


Edit: Well deserved shape of the month.
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Old 02-03-2020, 04:22 PM
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Super cool car and well deserving of MSOTM.
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