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It's still *%#[email protected]* HOT!

Nothing like trying to sand, final clean, and paint a car inside a closed garage where the temps are above 110 degrees. Yeah, it's not humid, at least if you don't count the sweat pouring off of everyone. The hard part is keeping it off the car. The good part is I lost four pounds already and probably more tomorrow. All we do is drink water and then we're not hungry at dinnertime. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif

Yesterday, we built a paint booth in Chuck's trailer bay, along with a forced air system (i.e., window fan at one end of the bay and filters at the other). Today, we painted a friend's 65 'vert. Although it needs some wet-sanding, it turned out very nice. Yes, it's red--bright red! Tomorrow, we'll do some sanding and put some parts back on.

After painting, Chuck and I went to work on Trouble's fiberglass hood. After we put the hood on, we noticed that one edge is not straight due to a bad mold. So, we're building a new edge along that side by doing a little creative engineering. Tomorrow, after working on the 'vert, we'll start trimming and shaping the hood edge.

All in a weekend's work.
 

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A good friend lives in Gilbert and my reply to him is "So's my oven!"
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Once we finished painting, we turned off the fan and had a natural paint oven in the trailer bay. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif Yup, dry heat...
 
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I understand. It was only 112 degrees today. I was painting the inside of the trunk with epoxy primer, then sanding. Tomorow I get to BC/CC. Damn paints expensive.

I'm painting in the driveway. I hope my downwind neighbor is out of town tomorrow.
 
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Dont you guys have AC in your garages?? I dont but where I do most of my work is AC'd. I believe it is a 38x32. IN had to help my friend work on his .... CHEVY. not so bad though, when I help him he lets me use his garage.
 

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You could always move up north(west), Laurie! We'd love to have you.

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feel for you. in cold Buffalo i am cleaning underside with grinder/wire brush before putting on correloss - fender wells are ugly with dust, crud, and wire bristles. at least it is only 90 degrees in my garage.
 

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Here in northwest NJ it is 92 degrees in the garage where I am repairing the l/s front frame to get ready to replace the front floor support. Whew its @*&#$% HOT!!!. I am done for today & going back in the A/C.
 

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Laurie, what did you do about your primer snafu?? Is the bright red car the one you were concerned about?
 

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Yes, this is the same car. No problem at all with using the reducer in the primer. We also talked with a local paint shop and they said they also use reducer instead of thinner. The car is going to look gorgeous. I'll post pictures when it's done, and it will be at the Grand National.
 
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