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Old 10-04-2003, 01:30 PM   #211
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Progress Report

Although they're few and far between, I finally got a polishing session in this morning. Had to stop when my pad got so full of glop that I had to stop to wash it out. Got to the back of the rear window on the streetside. Plan on more tomorrow morning.

Keep those reports and pictures coming

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Old 10-04-2003, 10:15 PM   #212
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Thumbs up Got 4.5 hours in today!

Made very good headway today. Hope I don't pay for it tomorrow

Back hurts already anyway.

I got a good third or more of the curb side compounded. Looks pretty good.

Here's a couple of pics.

ps. flyfshr, they say on perfectpolish.com if your getting some much in your bonnet that you need to wash it, your using too much polish.
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Old 10-04-2003, 10:17 PM   #213
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And another...

This is only compounded, not finished yet....

35.5 hours....
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Old 10-04-2003, 10:22 PM   #214
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Cool Before picture

Here is a before picture of that shot above. This is to the left of the entry door....
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Old 10-05-2003, 08:50 AM   #215
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I'll never tell

Tell me now Garry... did you get the very top done

Tim: I'll show you mine if you show me yours hehehe
Looks as if you are on a roll a few 48 hr. days and you will be through and looking for a new project.

Flyfisher is looking good...

53FC glad you got the neck thing behind you and are back at it. I would think your available polishing time is getting shorter due to weather and temp. If I remember you have a rally coming up and an oppertinuity to show the "new A/S.

Keep it up guy's.

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Old 10-05-2003, 06:02 PM   #216
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Thumbs up yeppers

Garry, Safari Tim, & ..flyfhsr
That's the truth Garry, on time, rally, etc..JUST not enough time in the 24 hr day..
Safari Tim..
Man, you're A/S is looking real GOOD..
I was out working today from 9 am till just after 5 pm..
Several setback..WX is cold..then it clears up to "Rain".~!!~
My helper dropped my container of G6..lost a litte bit..Grrr.
The top rear panels are proving to be a Bear~! What with bird poop stained marks etc..
The rest of the week looks to be good.
Here some pictures I promised.

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Old 10-05-2003, 06:07 PM   #217
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Thumbs up Another one...

This was the start of my setbacks..
Hard to believe it was sunny but..Rained on me...Grrrr..
I had a few choice words to Thor, Zeus..etc
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Old 10-05-2003, 11:48 PM   #218
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Re: yeppers

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Safari Tim..
Man, you're A/S is looking real GOOD..
Thanks! 53....

I got another 1.5 hours in today. So 37 hours total so far.

Too hot really in the direct sunlight. I got about 4-6 hours more on the curb side for compounding.

I will have to start the cycloing hard this week, unless I decide to go over some spots again on the street side. I have some filform corrision there that's bugging me.

Don't really want to finish anyway.... what would I do with all my time

Looking good all as always...
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Old 10-06-2003, 06:28 AM   #219
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Hey Vern,

Who's that old man standing on the ladder next to your AS?

The AS looks pretty good, the frost is on the pumpkin here in NH, I hope you get enough good weather to finish the job. Too bad my barns full, you could use it if my AS wasn't inside.

Just a couple of jabs for a man with more ambition than me.

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Old 10-06-2003, 05:23 PM   #220
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Thumbs up Thanks..

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Aww, now you tell me...lmao
Man, I got places to go, things to see and do..
I'm not ready for the "Barn"...lol
That, "Old Man"..?
You surely must be thinking abt the one who fell back May 3, 2003??
It's gonna be a real tight finis..I got onto the project around 10 am this morning and, knocked off work just as the sun was setting behind the trees..
It slow at times..I was able to finis the panel behine the propane tanks (under the front window). Had to remove the tanks, etc so I could "fit" in there..lol After what seemed forever, I was finis (it'll have to do) put the tanks back on and, then attacked the rear bumper..Finis polishing it just as the sun was disappearing..
So far the supplies are holding out..
Plus, I received in the mail today a very nice package of "Window Wax", thanks to a very dear friend. She shall remain nameless because, I don't the rest of you guys asking for a can also...lol, I spoken for any other cans of Window Wax, that shows up..

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Old 10-06-2003, 09:10 PM   #221
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Cool 39 hours and counting....

Nothing big to report. I got a couple of hours of cycloing in today. First pass with F7.

Man that thing is heavy. My arms are real sore

Oh well... 60 hours to go and I can rest
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OK Safari Tim and 53 FC - how do you guys get your posted pictures sooo big? The last one I posted is as large as the forum would allow, what am I doing because that small picture doesn't do all of my hard work justice?

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Old 10-06-2003, 09:50 PM   #223
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flyfshr

I think the byte size is what's messing you up.

I have Adobe Photoshop Elements and use it to resize the photo for the web.

I can specify the physical size and also lower the byte size to a smaller amount. For instance your photo is over 90k and mine is just over 13k.

If you don't have software that will do that and have windows XP, you can try emailing photos to yourself. XP will make them smaller for emailing.

If you have software that came with your camera, look for something like save for web.

good luck
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You may very well be right. I have the full version of PhotoShop and, of course, don't know most of the features. I'll look to change the byte size if I can figure out where that is. Thanks Safari Tim. I really want to show off my work and keep up with the rest of you guys

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