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    Quote Originally Posted by ivanhoew View Post
    period patina !
    Thanks Robert......I knew there was a word for rough paintwork!
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    Although the Sprite has "period patina" I really don't think it is right to have the paying public "admiring" my quick job, 13 year old spray painting.......So a local sprayer is going to do a respray if I do the prep work to keep the cost down.

    The wing bead shows the sort of problem!
    So I have started to strip the Sprite!

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    Used is good. I've found increasingly that people like that look. It tells a story. Maybe I'm just trying to justify the rattle can finish on my stuff.
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    Having had a holiday it is time to get back to the Sprite. I have removed the windscreen and wiper arm spindles, then I found the old roll over bar strut.....
    Last edited by Flying Phil; 05-07-2019 at 13:15.
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    The start of a lot of tedious rubbing down - fortunately I am using my small air powered DA sander this time!

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    ....and the rubbing down continues.....
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    nice to see you back Phil
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    Thanks Oldwoman
    Slight change of plan and I have now pushed the Sprite round to my lock up to continue the work...It is now in different company....
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    Still rubbing down and nearly finished one side.......

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    I have now got round to the other side of my "Frog".....It takes a long time because my air compressor is too small to feed the DA sander....I have to build up the pressure, quickly sand a small area.....then wait until the pressure builds up again!
    Still, I have also started to build up some low spots with spray filler.
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