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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Marshall Metal Shaping, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. July 30th sees the brothers 49er get a low gloss black paint job under the maple tree...it's all about having fun !
     

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  2. mattlowe
    Joined: May 7, 2008
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    looks good, shade tree painting at its best!:)
     
  3. Fenders
    Joined: Sep 8, 2007
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    About 40 years ago I gave my brother my 52 Chevy sedan, he wanted it painted another color, we did it using an electric buzzer sprayer in his driveway one evening, not a bad job just a few mosquitos on the paint..... sorry no photos....
     
  4. Special Ed
    Joined: Nov 1, 2007
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  5. low-n-slo54
    Joined: Jul 25, 2009
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    Here is mine. I decided I was more of a stock guy. Horizon Blue and Indian Ivory.
     

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  6. Tcoupe
    Joined: Nov 14, 2003
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    Did this in my driveway, the neighbors were excited to see it!!! Primer, two different color base coats and 3 coats of clear. All done outside with minimal bugs/junk.
     

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  7. Here's a pic with the car put together.
     

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  8. Von Dago
    Joined: Feb 13, 2007
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    from New Jersey

    Years ago a buddy of mine painted his car in his driveway under a surplus parachute. It worked great.
     
  9. El KaMiNo KiD
    Joined: Jun 15, 2009
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    nice job tcoupe and marshall..thats what I had in mind but it didnt come out as good..its almost all together in the last pic..its getting painted again in a couple years, but in a shop..theres too much dust around here...and flies..damn horses..
     

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  10. Von Rigg Fink
    Joined: Jun 11, 2007
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    from Garage

    I could be doing this..im still shopping for prices.
    but when your budget is tight, and the fun isnt in the finish its in the car itself..this is a sound decision..
    looks nice
     
  11. 231ramona
    Joined: Feb 7, 2007
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    I painted this one in the driveway. It had a little dust but a good color sanding and buffing took care of that.
     

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  12. duste01
    Joined: Nov 5, 2006
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    my neighbor is trying to sell his house, I am trying to keep a low profile right now.
     
  13. Area56
    Joined: Feb 25, 2010
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    from Oklahoma

    I don't have any HAMB related cars to show pictures of, but the one's I've painted outside have had less debris in the paint than one I had 'professionally' painted. I'd swear they had a 'dust injector' in the airline.
     
  14. From that... to this, as of a couple of weeks ago.
    Ended up painting the trunk lid area by worklights-lost mother nature's light sooner than expected-suprisingly only a few kamikaze's in the finished product. :eek:
    (still a work in progress... that I unfortunately have to sell now, by the way. See car classifieds under 1939 desoto)
     

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  15. '54Caddy
    Joined: Sep 11, 2009
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    Heres my job, done a couple weeks ago.
     

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  16. hemi
    Joined: Jul 11, 2001
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    You can paint just about wherever you want as long as you are handy with some sandpaper and a buffer.

    I've painted a couple of cars outside with single stage, and as stated, had less trash than the booth we had at the dealership on a few. The sunlight on a warm day really helps the paint layout, too.


    This one laid out awesome, and had very little trash, and got beat to crap the first heat race. It was cool:

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    Did the white portion of my roof outside:

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    This was basically a scuff and shoot and it had about five other repaints.. he didn't want me to strip it down, he just wanted it orange.

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  17. gatordave
    Joined: May 28, 2010
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    My '56 was painted in the late '80s in a driveway in Salinas, by Cesar Tamondong, who did great work. It's done in good old PPG Deltron single stage.
     

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  18. poboyross
    Joined: Apr 29, 2009
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    from West TN

    Great job ya'll! I'm going even a little more shade tree, though. Since I'm putting the major body work off until next year, I'm going around and doing mad bondo (I know, I know) and taping off areas and rattle canning them satin black as I go. It'll work for the next 9 months or so!
     
  19. jchav62
    Joined: Jan 30, 2007
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    My brother and I(mostly him) :) painted my '62 in my buddies backyard in about 2002.... Hose down the ground and start early...
     

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