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Forum: The Pond Today, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 17
Posted By Bluedot
Best of luck on the surgery, Doc. We'll be...

Best of luck on the surgery, Doc. We'll be pullin' for ya.
Forum: Tech Tips Yesterday, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 13
Posted By Bluedot
Interesting info on body filler temps

On another tech thread regarding metal etch primer, I mentioned that I'd ordered some Rage Gold body filler. I could not find a min ambient temp for its use on the Evercoat website, and almost...
Forum: Tech Tips Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Bluedot
Well, like all hotrodding projects, a step...

Well, like all hotrodding projects, a step forward often means another step or two back. I've shot the etching primer on all 4 fenders, the roof, trunk lid, and one rear quarter so far. What it has...
Forum: Member's Rides Yesterday, 10:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,746
Posted By Bluedot
Strange coincidence that you posted today. Out...

Strange coincidence that you posted today. Out of some 40+ T-shirts I have, I just happened to be wearing your "Medusa" shirt that you autographed for me coupla yrs ago.
You always have cool stuff,...
Forum: The Pond 12-02-2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 246,330
Posted By Bluedot
Well if you don't haul a donkey on the ass end of...

Well if you don't haul a donkey on the ass end of the truck, where do you haul it?
Forum: The Pond 11-28-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 80
Posted By Bluedot
I am thankful not only for the hotrodding hobby,...

I am thankful not only for the hotrodding hobby, but also for the friends this hobby has brought to me. Thank you for your friendships!
Forum: The Pond 11-27-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 84
Posted By Bluedot
HBD2U, Debbie!!

HBD2U, Debbie!!
Forum: Want to Buy 11-20-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 90
Posted By Bluedot
I think I have one or two also. New condition....

I think I have one or two also. New condition. Free if you come fetch (Claremore), but check with me first to be sure I'm home.
Forum: Tech Tips 11-20-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Bluedot
Absolutely! I wear a mask even when using a...

Absolutely! I wear a mask even when using a rattle can, and always a respirator when using the gun. But thanks for looking out for me.
Forum: Events 11-17-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Bluedot
Claremore was crazy. I got to about a mile from...

Claremore was crazy. I got to about a mile from where it was gonna be, and traffic was already backed up on 66 an hour before the train was due. I gave up, turned around, went to another location...
Forum: Tech Tips 11-15-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Bluedot
Interesting - I had no idea. Makes sense when...

Interesting - I had no idea. Makes sense when you think about it. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Events 11-15-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 145
Posted By Bluedot
Union Pacific Big Boy Locomotive

OK, this might be considered somewhat off topic by some of you. But I'm betting that many hotrodders also have (or used to have) an interest in trains. I heard on the news last night a snippet about...
Forum: Tech Tips 11-14-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 192
Posted By Bluedot
Paint advice - metal etch primer

I've shot lacquer primer on bare metal many times, and never had a problem. But I've done more product research this time, and almost all advice is that over bare steel (I have acres of it on the...
Forum: Member's Rides 11-07-2019, 07:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,816
Posted By Bluedot
Actually, I never reached them on the phone...

Actually, I never reached them on the phone (phone tag). I played with the vents a bit, and it appears that if they are cocked at a bit of an angle in the hole, the fit is better. By an angle, I...
Forum: Member's Rides 11-06-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,816
Posted By Bluedot
Don't count them (VA) out - it's prolly just me. ...

Don't count them (VA) out - it's prolly just me. They wouldn't have 3/4 of the market if they were screw-ups. The "other guys" may be worse. And I am muddling thru the challenges. Just today in...
Forum: The Pond 11-06-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Bluedot
CL must = Crazy Lady.

CL must = Crazy Lady.
Forum: Member's Rides 10-27-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,816
Posted By Bluedot
A little of both. The evaporator is a Vintage Air...

A little of both. The evaporator is a Vintage Air Gen II, and I'd read of another '40 professionally built that used that unit. It is not '40 specific. VA makes some smaller units, but this car is so...
Forum: Tech Tips 10-26-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Bluedot
Good stuff for sure. I was not even aware of the...

Good stuff for sure. I was not even aware of the SBC flywheel flange differences. Thanks, Crabmeister!
Forum: The Pond 10-26-2019, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 246,330
Posted By Bluedot
You're prolly right. If you decide to produce...

You're prolly right. If you decide to produce and run one of these events, we will do our best to attend.
Forum: Member's Rides 10-25-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,816
Posted By Bluedot
I need to post some pix. Been stripping paint,...

I need to post some pix. Been stripping paint, 90%+ done, all by hand/DA sander and 80 grit. (I don't like chemicals, didn't want to tear down far enough for blasting.) Messy job, had to do outside...
Forum: The Pond 10-23-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 246,330
Posted By Bluedot
That would work, but Duck's rules are none of...

That would work, but Duck's rules are none of that here. One of the fastest ways to get banned. And without those subjects, the readers are there, so they are obviously interested in what we do talk...
Forum: The Pond 10-22-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 246,330
Posted By Bluedot
Also interesting (but not as much): As I write...

Also interesting (but not as much): As I write this, I count 36 posers on the site reading various threads, and only one Floater (me). How do we get some of these lurkers to register and start...
Forum: The Pond 10-15-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,035
Views: 246,330
Posted By Bluedot
Wow, y'all gave up almost 3 weeks ago and still 5...

Wow, y'all gave up almost 3 weeks ago and still 5 short of that coveted #2000 spot. So consider this your final poke.
Forum: The Pond 10-07-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 503
Posted By Bluedot
Take better aim. :D

Take better aim. :D
Forum: Events 10-02-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,780
Posted By Bluedot
Nice pix. And I'm glad you don't take the races...

Nice pix. And I'm glad you don't take the races too seriously. Lotta guys seem to forget this is a hobby - s'pose to be fun, not stress. But I sense you know that.
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