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Where do you guys wetsand?

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Guess spraying my second coat I got some overspray because the surface was gritty, so I decided i hadda wet sand it. Too cold outside, no water or sink in the shop, so I used what I have.

At least after doing something like this I Haveta mop the bathroom floor.:D

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firefoxz1
Wow. I can get away with some things but I took one look at that and thought I would have been shot for that. I have used a big tub for that in the house but not the actual bath tub. Looking good though.

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KSever
LOL......Marty Marty Marty, Somehow I knew that was going to be the picture coming when I was reading before I scrolled down. Be careful though those tubs on the inside sides are very thin. I know how thin.

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Wishin2BMowin
I hate to be a stick in the mud but... aren't ya being a little fussy with that blower? I mean after your done fixin that all up your gonna blow snow with it right? I'm sure there's some rocks your gonna be scooping up and that paint won't be so pretty soon. I hope it comes out nice and does the work for ya though... Best of luck...

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HubbardRA
Becky wouldn't mind if I did that. In fact our tub/shower has been used for many projects. All she requires is that I clean up after myself. As Roy said, many carbs have been rebuilt on my dining room table. I guess the biggest job was the four-speed transmission that I rebuilt in the family room. As long as I help with her projects, she ignores mine. She called me at work, a little while ago, and asked if I could cut some rebar. I said "where?" and "when?". Found out it is for a nativity scene at church. A worthwhile project.

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? Careful, you might find your picture floating the internet with with some interesting quotes! [:0]:D:D:):p}:);):o):I8D8)|)xx(^

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MPH
Gotta sort of agree with you Rick about being too fuzzy. The way I use my tractors it really doesn't make much sence to paint them either. But, because I am the way I am, if I'm gonna go through the trouble of painting something, it can't come out looking like 80 grit sand paper.

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When I first built my garage, Becky was constantly complaining about all the "junk" that I was collecting. Now, her normal question is "do you have anything in the garage that you can fix this with?" She grew to understand what the collection of articles was really about. After 33 years of marriage, there is no more bickering about where and how I fix things, as long as I clean up after myself. I agree with Marty. I don't really like sanding and painting tractor parts. If I do decide to do the job, then I want to do it right and only have to do it once. I don't wetsand tractors, because they are work machines to me. 180 or 220 grit is good enough with 3 - 4 coats of primer and paint. Unless it was an absolute "show" tractor, I won't try to make the paint job that perfect. I try to make hoods and fenders look good, but frames and attachments are geared more to preservation than "prettyization".

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When I first built my garage, Becky was constantly complaining about all the "junk" that I was collecting. Now, her normal question is "do you have anything in the garage that you can fix this with?" She grew to understand what the collection of articles was really about. After 33 years of marriage, there is no more bickering about where and how I fix things, as long as I clean up after myself. I agree with Marty. I don't really like sanding and painting tractor parts. If I do decide to do the job, then I want to do it right and only have to do it once. I don't wetsand tractors, because they are work machines to me. 180 or 220 grit is good enough with 3 - 4 coats of primer and paint. Unless it was an absolute "show" tractor, I won't try to make the paint job that perfect. I try to make hoods and fenders look good, but drive trains and attachments are geared more to preservation than "prettyization".

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