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Old 09-07-2011, 09:18 AM   #261
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I'm guessing 80hrs. There were some spots on the endcaps and upper sides that had to be sanded and the sanded areas take longer to polish. It's actually fun because you can see the progress and when you take a break you can't wait to get back to it.

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Old 09-07-2011, 11:30 AM   #262
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Old 09-15-2011, 10:18 AM   #263
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Old 09-15-2011, 04:55 PM   #264
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Old 09-15-2011, 06:30 PM   #265
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Sir, I notice you are sanding your a aluminum with a palm sander to take off the clear coat? I hope not... The better way to do this is clear coat remover!
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Old 09-29-2011, 12:16 PM   #266
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Polishing

Hey Dark, great job!

I am intrigued, I have never heard of anyone using Black, White bar for airstream polishing.

From your photo's I think the finish looks awesome after polishing with the white bar.

How are the swirl marks if any, close up?

Would you follow up with a cyclo type polisher?

Buy the way, have you decided what you are going to do for you door on the Falcon? Standard style or by-opening airplane style with built in fold down step??

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Old 09-29-2011, 02:48 PM   #267
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Hey Dark, great job!

I am intrigued, I have never heard of anyone using Black, White bar for airstream polishing.

From your photo's I think the finish looks awesome after polishing with the white bar.

How are the swirl marks if any, close up?

Would you follow up with a cyclo type polisher?

Buy the way, have you decided what you are going to do for you door on the Falcon? Standard style or by-opening airplane style with built in fold down step??

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Old 09-29-2011, 07:41 PM   #268
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Witch model DeWalt are you using??? I am wandering about what the RPM is on yours.

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Old 10-05-2011, 08:52 AM   #270
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Sir, I notice you are sanding your a aluminum with a palm sander to take off the clear coat? I hope not... The better way to do this is clear coat remover!
No. It was to pattern the top for painting with SuperTherm
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:53 AM   #271
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Iv been helping with opening a new location of the family business so I have been off the AS for a while.
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:40 PM   #272
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Did some shopping today..

240lb of alclad
2 fantastic fans
3G supertherm
12G HSC1000
1200bft closed cell e84 foam
All new exterior lights in led
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:29 PM   #273
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Did some shopping today..

240lb of alclad
2 fantastic fans
3G supertherm
12G HSC1000
1200bft closed cell e84 foam
All new exterior lights in led
3 tier electric kwikee steps
2 39G black / grey tanks
Rivets, trempro, etc...
Sounds like you're ready to hit it hard again!
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What is the size of the 39g tanks? Starting to look for water and grey tanks to fit inside a new 5" frame.
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Mine are 9.5" deep. They won't fit your frame

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What is the size of the 39g tanks? Starting to look for water and grey tanks to fit inside a new 5" frame.
There are quite a few here at RV Surplus. They also have really reasonable prices and shipping, with all the fittings custom and sensors installed if you want.

Be advised, they do take 4 weeks as they are custom built. Also, expect up to half inch tolerance on the length and width dimensions--I found that out from the manufacturer just before I ordered a 54" tank to fit my 54.00" frame spacing. I was limited to only 4" deep on my older frame, but you should have more options, especially if you are willing to push out your belly pan a little bit to fit the 5.75" deep tank options.
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What I really need to find is a lower half of a door / door frame I have been calling around with no luck
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Good news! A local AS guy has a door for me!
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Busy day! Installed two of the primo fan-tastic fans, installed rivets in all the screw holes where the AC use to be, patched the AC hole, patched the mid fan hole, Still need to patch the old fridge vent, antenna hole, both stack vents, then the top will be ready for supertherm...
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I have a new problem. I can't reach the fans when I stand in the trailer lol.
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