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Old 01-18-2019, 12:18 AM
blue62 blue62 is offline
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You do very interesting things with your build.
Always very interesting reading your posts.
You must also be a very sly person to be able to stay out of harms way when it comes to the wife's cooking ware
Dave Bradbury
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Old 01-19-2019, 06:15 PM
Jon Thompson Jon Thompson is offline
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Old 01-19-2019, 07:15 PM
Peter Tommasini Peter Tommasini is offline
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I looked and read your whole post ..Congratulations you have some nice stuff going on there . Well done !!

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Old 01-19-2019, 09:21 PM
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I recast the wax. It was just too thick for what I'm doing. I ended up putting just over 1 pound of wax in each batch and ended up with four 3/16" plates.

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I made the parking lamp housings and bezels first. The bezels needed to be built up fromtwo layers of wax, then formed into a triangular cross section with a hobby knife. The housing will go in from the inside of the fender and the bezel will go on from the outside. The three tabs at the top of the bezel will slide under the wrap around moldings. These are roughed in pretty close to the right size. I need to start fitting them to the car next and then smooth them out a little more.

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Set a Goal So Big That You Can't Achieve It Until You Grow Into The Person That Can.
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Old 01-20-2019, 08:48 AM
Larry4406 Larry4406 is offline
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I love the twists and turns Jack of this journey you are taking us on!

5 star rating is not enough for the knowledge and detail you are sharing.
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