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Old 03-21-2010, 12:07 PM   #1
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As many of us know, having the correct tools for the job makes it much more enjoyable. last year I made my custom hood. But it had a few problems and I wasn't happy as I should be. The epoxy shrunk a bit and it no longer has a nice smooth surface. So I'm going to re do the hood. I broke down and bought new sanding blocks and sand paper. Man, anything that has to do with body work is rather expensive.

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This should give me all the basic blocks and common paper grits to get most jobs done.
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Now add this to my new paint guns.
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And a paint booth, I'm all set. I'll be starting a new thread in regards to the hood once I get started, hoping that is in the next week or 2.
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Are you adding a paint booth to the shop? or do you get to use your neighboring business?
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I get to use next door. They are looking at a larger booth now and have that in one of the other buildings.
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I get to use next door. They are looking at a larger booth now and have that in one of the other buildings.
Sweet!!!!!! Sounds like a match made in heaven!
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Hey, it works for me. They save a ton having me paint on site, and I get extra cash in my pocket as well as hone my skills, and get to use a paint booth when I need it.
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Hey, it works for me. They save a ton having me paint on site, and I get extra cash in my pocket as well as hone my skills, and get to use a paint booth when I need it.
A smart man can see an opportunity. A brilliant man takes that opportunity and creates value with it.
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Ahh, so which one am I again?
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Ahh, so which one am I again?
You be the brilliant one....making money, get to use the booth and increasing your skill sets - ALL VALUE!
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money equals more tools, more tools is more jobs, more jobs is more money, more money is more tools. he who dies with the most tools wins.
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he who dies with the most tools wins.
I agree! I've already booked a hearse with a trailer hitch and a U-Haul Trailer for when I go....
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