skins

Skirt Done, Body Done!

more progress adding caulk to the ribs and inside corners caulk by kimncris, on Flickr attaching the inside door detail (farewell to this clean door BTW – it is totally trashed as of now…) glue back panel by kimncris, on Flickr one of these doors I was lucky and the VHB worked, but the others … Continue reading »

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weekend of the skirt

been busy the last few days my little flat panel is not staying closed so I tried using these little magnets magnet by kimncris, on Flickr other magnet by kimncris, on Flickr that pretty much does the trick so I siliconed it in place silicone in place by kimncris, on Flickr I used a c … Continue reading »

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waterloo

I didn’t have much time today, but I wanted to silicone a few panels in place and when I went out to the garage I found water all over the workshop water mess by kimncris, on Flickr good thing I had ole R2 out there to alert me to a serious problem before it got … Continue reading »

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big weekend

I had a nice weekend of nothing else to do to speak of, so I spent some time on R2 when I went to put the back door on I noticed that my fittings were starting to rust. Funny that the bar itself never rusted – it must have had a coating on it. anyway … Continue reading »

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a free sunday!

finally some free time on a weekend again, got to work on my horseshoes and the arms I taped off the outsides tape horseshoes by kimncris, on Flickr and chrome painted the insides chrome paint by kimncris, on Flickr painted chrome by kimncris, on Flickr then masked the chrome and painted white white horseshoe by … Continue reading »

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fixed wobbly feet and disassembled

rying to fix my wobbly legs I took the feet off and plugged the old holes – thanks to victor for that trick, glue in wood dowel by kimncris, on Flickr cut off the excess dowel cut off excess by kimncris, on Flickr marked the holes lower lower holes by kimncris, on Flickr I also … Continue reading »

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back door, shoulders and power coupler

while many builders are in Orlando today I drowned my sorrows in more building…. I started on the panels for the back door, tacking them together lightly with CA glue before moving on to the JB weld. ready to be jbwelded by kimncris, on Flickr I tell you this project has definitely renewed my hatred … Continue reading »

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more frame, skin and leg work

worked a little more on the frame today to check my pipe hole alignment I started working on the hubs. I drilled holes in the threaded part pin holes by kimncris, on Flickr after tightening down the screw end as tight as I could get it, I drilled through the holes and tapped it with … Continue reading »

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inner skins and frame reinforcements

I worked on the frame again today. Spent all day in the garage. ALL Day. You’d think I’d have gotten more done, but I guess it is better to get it done right than done fast… anyway – since I got the big beast of a battery, my biggest fear is the bottom plate of … Continue reading »

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frame glued up and modifications added

I spent some more time today working on the frame optima battery by kimncris, on Flickr for one thing I think this is the battery I want to get – but I wanted to make sure it will fit in my frame before I got it. So now that I have the frame – I … Continue reading »

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