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Old 22nd December 2009, 09:38 AM
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That looks really nice Frankie, is it just the pics or does the scuttle look taller than usual. If so it must be a beast you are planning for the car.

Do you fancy helping with the single seater plugs, i'm trying to get on here but my hands are frozen solid.........


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Old 22nd December 2009, 02:47 PM
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Hi Andrew
The scuttle is the same size as the one on my car gave or take a couple of millimetres,
The body work on my car came from Martin Keen. I have tried not to make it look the same.
Do you have a spray booth at your work shop to but finish on the bucks? The high build primer that I have used covers all like a tight skin. I am very pleased with the finish and will give then two coats of lacquer be for polishing.
Could you post some pics of the single seater in progress.
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Old 22nd December 2009, 03:17 PM
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I would love to post some pics, nearly there now....

Don't have a spray both as we have an auto finisher with a booth in the unit straight across. He is going to prime and laquer them for me.

It must be just the camera angle for the scuttle.

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How have you found the time do such great work.........
last i heard you was still buzzing around like a loony with a
silly smile on your face
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Keep us posted with pictures on your progress Frank

Tis refreshing to see some results of some home fabricated GRP work
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Keep us posted with pictures on your progress Frank

Tis refreshing to see some results of some home fabricated GRP work
Hi Ronnie

I am currently making the side panels. These panels will come up to the nose cone and be rounded at the bottom to give a smoother look. I did this with the alley on my car. A friend is making plaster cast of the nose, bonnet, and scuttle. The first positives will be with these as it cheaper and easy to fine tune and once happy with the look will make the fibreglass moulds for production. I will post some photos soon.
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HI All
As the weather has got better I have been able to do some work on the moulds for the bonnet and nose cone. Will be making the first positive next week.


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Been looking forward to your next post Frank

Boy those are looking well sturdy ..... Definately ain't going to flex when you lay them up

Do you have to get some paint on those prior to polishing & waxing ?

Can't wait to see the end result mate
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Been looking forward to your next post Frank

Boy those are looking well sturdy ..... Definately ain't going to flex when you lay them up

Do you have to get some paint on those prior to polishing & waxing ?

Can't wait to see the end result mate
HI Ronnie
The plaster moulds very smooth but not as good as gel and fibreglass. I will be spraying the first positives and tweaking them to make them perfect. From them I will make fibreglass moulds.
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looking really nice Frankie,

I,ve seen the work that Spud is putting into the moulds for the Single seater & so can really appreciate the work & time you have put into your moulds,

nice work, and look forward to seeing the finished panels.

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