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Old 10-11-2011, 06:52 PM   #1
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Hindenburger's hidden beauty

Like an episode of "Dirty Jobs" with Mike Rowe.... removing 50+ years of neglect with a polishing wheel and replacing it with a beautiful shine.... is a Dirty Job. Ask Bret...
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:06 PM   #2
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Old 10-11-2011, 07:16 PM   #3
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Boy, I bet a good scrubbing in the shower felt pretty good after that day!

Oh, and your rig is looking great! Wanna come to Angel Fire and do ours?

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Old 10-11-2011, 07:25 PM   #4
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WOW! Looks like someone's going to have to buff you up next. That's amazing to see what's been covered up for all those years.

Except I don't know if I would want to name anything after the Hindenburg, Titanic, or Challenger...just sayin'.
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Old 10-14-2011, 03:58 PM   #5
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Curb side 1st cut

1st cut is completed on curb side. This was a 3-day job just to get through the first cut. Initial cut was done with a combination of black, red and white bars. Specific trouble areas will be revisited later with a combination of sand paper, bars & polish. We are attacking the street side next and then finish off the 1st cut on the roof. Once the 1st cut and trouble areas are completed we will transition to the cyclo for finishing.

Can you find Bret?
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Looking good!
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1st cut complete

1st cut complete. Ready for the next stage. Working trouble spots and cyclo polishing.
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Wow... She looks great!

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Old 10-14-2011, 10:33 PM   #9
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Love it! Those red wheels look really cool... what "system" are you using to polish with?
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Awesome...I like the red tongue and wheels too.
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Old 10-25-2011, 04:02 PM   #11
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Ready for more

We are ready to put the cyclo to it now. Once it buffs out it will be a road hazard from the reflection..

We are taking her up to Nashville TN from Mobile AL on her maiden voyage next week. We will be based in Nashville for our food vending operations.

We loved polishing so much we have decided to offer our polishing services to other vintage AS owners in the area. We put an add in the classified section of Airforums. Yes...we have lost our minds... but we were almost there already.

Cheers,
Frank & Bret Norbury
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