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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Today, 08:43
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Barber - Sorry I missed your reply while I was...

Barber - Sorry I missed your reply while I was typing the above, but thanks. :cool:

By chance I had covered the satisfying/frustrating angle you mentioned.

Also, I think 'robust but ugly'...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Today, 08:40
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Molleur - Thanks Jack. :cool: Sometimes it...

Molleur - Thanks Jack. :cool:

Sometimes it is hard to see the wood from the trees, see post below.

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It's all relative…
Earlier I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Today, 07:44
Replies: 150
Views: 30,660
Posted By Paul L
CJ – I had some more thoughts on your options… ...

CJ – I had some more thoughts on your options…


If you stick/bond them to the panel you could then add layers of fibreglass matting over them instead.

I did this on several occasions using...
Forum: Tribute Automotive Builds Yesterday, 06:42
Replies: 161
Views: 13,582
Posted By Paul L
Nice work. :cool: But can you remind me why...

Nice work. :cool:

But can you remind me why you needed to make your own?

Good luck, Paul. :)
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Yesterday, 06:35
Replies: 150
Views: 30,660
Posted By Paul L
CJ – I’d also suggest following Molleur’s advice...

CJ – I’d also suggest following Molleur’s advice about building up the thickness with fibreglass matting.

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Given how rough my car is...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions Yesterday, 06:34
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Sunshine helps… Before I get on to yesterday's...

Sunshine helps…
Before I get on to yesterday's jobs, I found two scrapes on the rear passenger wheel arch. :icon_sad:
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Forum: General chatter 14th February 2019, 08:27
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By Paul L
Bellicose – Welcome to the forum. :cool: Are...

Bellicose – Welcome to the forum. :cool:

Are you planning to build the body from fibreglass or metal?

Either way, there are a few build threads below you might find interesting.

As there are...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th February 2019, 22:06
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Part 2: Thankfully, I had better luck with the...

Part 2:
Thankfully, I had better luck with the passenger headrest. :cool:
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th February 2019, 22:06
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Frustrating times... I did a very quick test...

Frustrating times...
I did a very quick test fit of the gear lever gaiter base.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th February 2019, 20:02
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Part 2: I then used my four clamps to keep all...

Part 2:
I then used my four clamps to keep all four fixing holes aligned.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 12th February 2019, 20:00
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Slow Progress: Finished the extra layer of...

Slow Progress:
Finished the extra layer of stitching joining the two pieces of leather for the gear lever gaitor.
( Note: The big stitches on the outside were just to hold the flaps in place. )
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th February 2019, 08:13
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Sunday - Part 2: Which would fix to the bottom...

Sunday - Part 2:
Which would fix to the bottom of the alloy plate like so.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th February 2019, 08:11
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Sunday Sewing: There was a bit of drizzle as I...

Sunday Sewing:
There was a bit of drizzle as I nipped out to check the gear lever gaiter, so I had to be quick.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2019, 09:10
Replies: 15
Views: 622
Posted By Paul L
A Ratrod with oil drum seats? Perfect. :cool:

A Ratrod with oil drum seats?

Perfect. :cool:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2019, 09:07
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Saturday - Part 2: The first problem I had was...

Saturday - Part 2:
The first problem I had was too much leather at the top of the gaiter.

It slipped over the widest part of the gear knob with ease, but wouldn't gather tight. :icon_sad:
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th February 2019, 09:05
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Mike - Thanks for the link. :cool: I am sure...

Mike - Thanks for the link. :cool:

I am sure the staple gun would have done a better job than my hammer and tacks approach (see below).

But as I already had the hammer and nails lying around, I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 9th February 2019, 10:41
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Froggyman - I think my only talent is not letting...

Froggyman - I think my only talent is not letting the fact I don't know what I am doing stop me! :icon_wink:

Although, following on from my previous comments above...

I really hope I get the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 8th February 2019, 08:52
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Barber, Molleur & Micky1Mo - Heres to a happy and...

Barber, Molleur & Micky1Mo - Heres to a happy and healthy retirement for all. :cool:

With a bit of luck, I might even be allowed a new project when I'm old and grey.
( OK, older and greyer....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th February 2019, 15:38
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Part 2: Unfortunately, by now, the clouds were...

Part 2:
Unfortunately, by now, the clouds were beginning to gather overhead.
...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 7th February 2019, 15:35
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Barber - You're not the messiah, you're a very...

Barber - You're not the messiah, you're a very naughty boy.

:icon_twisted:

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Odd Jobs:
Test fitted the headlight grille covers...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 6th February 2019, 16:59
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
Watching wood preserver dry… One more coat...

Watching wood preserver dry…
One more coat after this one should do it.
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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 5th February 2019, 15:37
Replies: 261
Views: 25,922
Posted By Paul L
A bit more done… These are the 'fir trees' that...

A bit more done…
These are the 'fir trees' that will hold the head rests to the aero humps.
...
Forum: Cars and Parts for sale, swap or wanted 4th February 2019, 13:56
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By Paul L
Good luck with the sale. Obviously, I'd like...

Good luck with the sale.

Obviously, I'd like to see the price of cars with 'survivor' paint doing well. :icon_wink:
Forum: General chatter 4th February 2019, 13:54
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Paul L
FrankenFerrari - V12 Engine Building

This link was posted up on Rods ‘n’ Sods and it is definitely worth sharing here. :cool:

Just leave enough room for your jaw to drop.

:jaw:
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Forum: Italian Replica builds and chat 3rd February 2019, 08:46
Replies: 298
Views: 31,063
Posted By Paul L
JJMCD – FYI - There are no ‘Mods’ on this forum,...

JJMCD – FYI - There are no ‘Mods’ on this forum, just a single site owner John/JG.

But if you want him to do something, you would be better off sending him a PM directly.
( As I doubt he reads...
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