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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th May 2012, 15:59
Replies: 23
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Posted By AshJ
Unfortunately it will dull down over time but...

Unfortunately it will dull down over time but keeping it indoors and out of the elements will help. Thats part of the reason I'm swaying towards BRG as a colour. Need a colour for the suspension...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th May 2012, 14:03
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Nice and shiny now it's back from the...

Nice and shiny now it's back from the Galvanisers. 150 well spent I'd say :-)

http://i1269.photobucket.com/albums/jj600/ashjamieson/Spitfire/DSC_0174.jpg
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th May 2012, 19:16
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Sorry Gary they survived the shot blasting as you...

Sorry Gary they survived the shot blasting as you can see from the pictures ;-)

These are from last Monday, the only day of Sun in 2 weeks! It's now East Anglian Galvanisers near Peterborough.
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th May 2012, 19:00
Replies: 21
Views: 8,039
Posted By AshJ
Here you go, a few more pictures of the Cordite. ...

Here you go, a few more pictures of the Cordite. It was too wet to take anything outside on Monday

http://i1269.photobucket.com/albums/jj600/ashjamieson/Spitfire/DSC_0154.jpg

The bonnet buckle...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th April 2012, 23:42
Replies: 45
Views: 14,111
Posted By AshJ
my wife is a leathercrafter, ie she makes...

my wife is a leathercrafter, ie she makes bridle's and repairs saddles, etc. She has a full workshop at home including an industrial Singer sewing machine. Do you have a pattern? I'm sure she could...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 24th April 2012, 13:40
Replies: 292
Views: 61,426
Posted By AshJ
Is that your Spitfire hiding in the picture? Are...

Is that your Spitfire hiding in the picture? Are we to expect a Cordite as well soon? :-)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd April 2012, 19:21
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Thanks. It's an old tractor shed that still...

Thanks. It's an old tractor shed that still needs a bit of work to make completely watertight but putting a concrete floor in has made it so much more useable. The Mrs has said that officially its...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd April 2012, 18:17
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Ok, first lot of photos coming up (hopefully) ...

Ok, first lot of photos coming up (hopefully)

US Spec chassis supported by a couple of work benches with my '71 donor spitfire in the background. Still got a bit of cleaning to do in the shed...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd April 2012, 17:49
Replies: 79
Views: 17,066
Posted By AshJ
Nice and shiny. I'm guessing seeing mine gave...

Nice and shiny. I'm guessing seeing mine gave you the motivation to get on with it lmao
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 20:28
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Looking forward to it Rocker :-)

Looking forward to it Rocker :-)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 20th April 2012, 20:24
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Skip has arrived and I started cleaning out the...

Skip has arrived and I started cleaning out the shed today. At least I can see the spitfire in there now. Found the chassis too! Bit more effort required and should be able to get some photos...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th April 2012, 22:09
Replies: 155
Views: 52,301
Posted By AshJ
?.....am presuming that LHD and RHD would have...

?.....am presuming that LHD and RHD would have been different body tubs on a common chassis. Anyone else know?

The Rocker is coming over on Saturday so I'l get a second opinion
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th April 2012, 22:00
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
Yeah, I know but spent the last couple of years...

Yeah, I know but spent the last couple of years building stables for the wife and extending the house to cope with the family. Now its MY time. Will start cleaning out the junk from the shed over...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th April 2012, 21:23
Replies: 155
Views: 52,301
Posted By AshJ
Wow thanks for all the welcomes. Gary was right,...

Wow thanks for all the welcomes. Gary was right, you do seem like a friendly bunch!

Just checked the map, I'm in Lincolnshire just outside Holbeach. Slap bang in the middle of the Rocker and...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th April 2012, 21:19
Replies: 23
Views: 7,075
Posted By AshJ
AshJ Cordite Build

As a wedding present some 9 years ago my wife bought me a '71 1300 MkIV spitfire. It had already had some renovation carried out but needed a lot more; the last owner seemed to have painted the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 19th April 2012, 12:46
Replies: 155
Views: 52,301
Posted By AshJ
Hi guys, I'm new to the forum and have...

Hi guys,

I'm new to the forum and have recently started exchanging emails with Gary about a Cordite kit to bring my old '71 Spitfire back to life. He sugguested that I say hi. Never undertaken...
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