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Poll Results: Should the wings on the front panel be black or green?

Poll expired: May 5, 2011  
  • 63% (21)
    Black
  • 36% (12)
    Green
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post #51 of 83
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Plan for today: Get the front panel cover glued/taped/ and possibly the first coat of paint. Also try to get off that residue with hot soapy water.
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post #52 of 83
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So hit a bit of a snag..... the covers for the front panel weren't staying glued and kept hanging up on the lip. As good luck would have it I came across a piece of pexiglass while getting boxes to move. It was cracked on one side but I was able to cut off that half. It's cut sanded and primered. Once the primer cures enough I'll get the paint on the front panel and the feet. I found out that it wasn't residue... but rather it pulled the top gloss coat off. Grrrr!! So I'll take my time to sand real good before applying the clear coat over everything. Not too worried about it being ultra glossy so I think I'll be ok. Will post pictures and give an update next week.
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post #53 of 83
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So was able to sand out most of those lines left by the tape and got the first of two clear coats on the sides and top panels. Depending how warm it is tomorrow I will try and get the detail work done for the drive bays cover. As promised I will have some picture updates by monday evening. Thanks for sticking with me thus far.
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post #54 of 83
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So weather is pretty mucky and there's no sun so I won't be able to help the paint cure some more before I try to tape it and get the detail work done =(
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post #55 of 83
this is starting to look rather interesting, but im kinda confused as to what you have planned for the front intake fan?
post #56 of 83
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If you are meaning the huge original front intake fan.... well that casing was trashed a long time ago. Now I just have the custom made front for the 120mm fan to pull air through.
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post #57 of 83
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I'm gunna kill me a maintenance man...... Without knocking on my door or notifying me he starting mowing the yard. Which normally wouldn't be that big of a deal... EXCEPT I had parts outside drying and he just mows past them kicking up dirt/leaves/ect all over them. I'm glad the part I used paint on was on the porch. Thankfully for him the clear coat dries quickly so I was able to brush it off.

Doesn't common sense dictate that if you see something laying out in the yard you would ask to move it before you started mowing?!?!

ARRRRRGH!!!
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Some people are just plain eeeeediaaats
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I'm gunna kill me a maintenance man...... Without knocking on my door or notifying me he starting mowing the yard. Which normally wouldn't be that big of a deal... EXCEPT I had parts outside drying and he just mows past them kicking up dirt/leaves/ect all over them. I'm glad the part I used paint on was on the porch. Thankfully for him the clear coat dries quickly so I was able to brush it off.

Doesn't common sense dictate that if you see something laying out in the yard you would ask to move it before you started mowing?!?!

ARRRRRGH!!!
That would be really annoying :/!
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