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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 24th March 2019, 21:03
Replies: 37
Views: 4,966
Posted By Mark Burton
Nice work Jeff. Looking forward to seeing this...

Nice work Jeff. Looking forward to seeing this finished as it’s going to be a thing on quality.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 14th June 2016, 21:37
Replies: 365
Views: 78,280
Posted By Mark Burton
Don't use anything gas wise near primer or paint.

Don't use anything gas wise near primer or paint.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 30th May 2016, 09:28
Replies: 375
Views: 81,017
Posted By Mark Burton
I'd agree with Jeff regarding shortened travel...

I'd agree with Jeff regarding shortened travel for check straps. Stitch in time saves nine and all that.

The door might not interfere with the wing when carefully opening, but it would with an...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 24th May 2016, 22:26
Replies: 37
Views: 6,362
Posted By Mark Burton
Check out this link showing paint defects, causes...

Check out this link showing paint defects, causes and fixes. Standox is a professional product, but anyone can go buy it. The defects are relative to any 2k paint, so it is good for general...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd May 2016, 11:21
Replies: 127
Views: 15,981
Posted By Mark Burton
Maybe it's worth opening a new thread...

Maybe it's worth opening a new thread specifically aimed at prep and finishing from the professional or experienced contributors on this site. It would be particularly useful on a Tribute as it would...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st May 2016, 23:22
Replies: 127
Views: 15,981
Posted By Mark Burton
There's a way of making the underside of...

There's a way of making the underside of fibreglass or Carbon Fibre have the same finish as the outer, if you're doing the prep and paint yourself.

Takes a lot of work, but well worth the effort.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st May 2016, 21:13
Replies: 127
Views: 15,981
Posted By Mark Burton
For my pennies worth regarding paint, the...

For my pennies worth regarding paint, the benchmark for refinishing a car year ago was 40 hours and this included for removal of handles, glass, locks and trims. This would typically be a car that...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2014, 23:39
Replies: 19
Views: 3,871
Posted By Mark Burton
I think El Primer was just demonstrating that an...

I think El Primer was just demonstrating that an additional windshield doesnt really work. I did wonder if it could actually distort your vision too.

If you really wanted to go for a lower or...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 11th January 2014, 21:17
Replies: 1,447
Views: 525,201
Posted By Mark Burton
I remember all the flack that Lancia had back...

I remember all the flack that Lancia had back then, as did Skoda. I worked in a Ford accident repair centre in 1991 and was amazed how many rear quarter panels and front wings we changed on 2 year...
Forum: General chatter 15th November 2013, 19:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,137
Posted By Mark Burton
No resemblance to a D-Type really.

No resemblance to a D-Type really.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 23rd June 2013, 17:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mark Burton
Pictures or workshop, got a 9 metre trailer unit...

Pictures or workshop, got a 9 metre trailer unit in at the minute, but good for an idea what the place is.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 23rd June 2013, 17:31
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By Mark Burton
Just added a few pics of workshop. Currently got...

Just added a few pics of workshop. Currently got a 9 metre trailer unit in, but you get the idea.
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 22nd June 2013, 10:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By Mark Burton
Hi Steve, This is something I fancy doing...

Hi Steve,

This is something I fancy doing outside of my regular job, so havent really considered placing adds in Kit Car mags. Its not a `commercially based` plan, as I imagine any builder...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st June 2013, 17:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mark Burton
Thats what I`m thinking. I`ll post some pics of...

Thats what I`m thinking. I`ll post some pics of the workshop after the weekend.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st June 2013, 16:51
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mark Burton
Workshop with Building Assistance

Hi Guys, Been reading these threads with interest. Would anyone fancy utilising a 55` x 35` workshop I have at my home in the Mansfield area?

I am an engineer by trade and previously owned a...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds 21st June 2013, 16:48
Replies: 3
Views: 1,687
Posted By Mark Burton
Workshop with Bulding Assistance - Mansfield area

Hi Guys, Been reading these threads with interest. Would anyone fancy utilising a nice 55` x 35` workshop I have at my home in the Mansfield area?

I am an engineer by trade and previously owned...
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