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Old 10-21-2009, 02:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 3-Wheeler View Post
Of course don't ask about how much time the sanding/glazing/priming and painting will take.
Jim: this is why I ruled out a foam/fiberglass approach. The kammback is a resin-soaked cardboard/fiberglass sandwich, and I spent 75% of my time trying to make it look nice after it was functionally done. The body work tested my patience .

Also, I don't think the finish turned out all that great relative to the time I spent. To add insult to injury, it's peeling/bubbling in spots!

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