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Old 08-30-2016, 01:36 PM   #1
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The cowl section of my 29 tudor is in epoxy primer. Primer surfacer tomorrow. Block sanding comes next. Then comes the color coat. Then finally I get to color sand and buff. I must be nuts! But at least being on the "barn", I know I am not alone.
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:51 PM   #2
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Agreement with every statement! Wayne
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You surely are not alone. I'm doing some color sanding and buffing as well. Let me know if this link works.
https://flickr.com/photos/144918800@...57669992503564
Congrats on getting closer to being done.
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The link works. That is a beautiful reflection. Is that base coat/clear coat?
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to me the '29s, with the coupe pillar, the small hood, the front fender design, bumper design, etc. create a cute "antique" appearance to them. I know there are negative aspects to the 1929 models but I'm speaking merely of aesthetics.

anyway thanks for the pics.
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[QUOTE=pgerhardt;1346690]The link works. That is a beautiful reflection. Is that base coat/clear coat?[/QUOTE

It is a single stage. This was my second time doing a cut and buff. I'm always scared to ruin the paint but I just kept getting a little more aggressive till I started seeing results.
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to me the '29s, with the coupe pillar, the small hood, the front fender design, bumper design, etc. create a cute "antique" appearance to them. I know there are negative aspects to the 1929 models but I'm speaking merely of aesthetics.

anyway thanks for the pics.
One of them is the 29 steering column. I solved that problem by having Randy Gross convert mine to the F-100 steering box!
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The link works. That is a beautiful reflection. Is that base coat/clear coat?[/QUOTE

It is a single stage. This was my second time doing a cut and buff. I'm always scared to ruin the paint but I just kept getting a little more aggressive till I started seeing results.
Great job then, but stop! You are right at the point where I go just a little too far and see primer! It is beautiful. Leave it alone.
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Old 08-31-2016, 10:01 PM   #9
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If you lay on 3 decent coats of SS or clear you should have enough to work with....when dry each coat is 1 mil, and you will color sand off 1 mil.

Too many newbies try to skimp on the paint....ya gotta have paint on there to work with....and passes should overlap 50%
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