Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Ermintrude, Oct 24, 2018.
Who you barking at shep
i was sooo close to saying that but thought 'nah, there'll be another numpty along in a minute'
Oi you stopped dancing light weight
no way, i love dancing!
Left wrist hurts a bit this morning but managed the cycle into work luckily, I had lost most of my momentum in the skid I did before I got to the lamp post.
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Woohooo! Just found out that i will have access to a workshop to strip down the bus, can't wait to get started and get that belly pan off
There may well be scary bits but i'd rather know than bury my head and pretend everything is fine.
You could use amtico
And you never know, the belly pan could have done a good job of protecting what’s underneath.
May need to take out the interior and floor up if i find nasties on the underside, but i have plenty of my beautiful floor tiles and (less beautiful) silentcoat to replace it.
Or there could be a mass of hidden rot
What happens when you go to trouble n take everything off and its tick er de boo
guess i'll be finding out soon *eek*
I'm actually really excited about it - it's been ages since i've done some proper stuff on the dubs.
there could be... and it will get sorted
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So, not going to techenders then??? @Baysearcher will be pleased, it means he won't have to
A, make me coffee at his again
B, transport seals and stuff to you.
will strip underside first and let the dog see the rabbit, will only take interior out if it needs welding - i suspect it will. Will have put all belly pans back on once all done.
of course i'm going to techenders! worst case scenario, i'll bring the bug and a tent
haha, it will be what it'll be. i've never been one to shy away from things.
now, where did i put my thumping sticks?
the bus floor resto will be starting soon and I'll start a new thread about that *cue lots of pics of me gurning with an angle grinder*
so am trying to crack on with smaller house jobs - most of the doors need stripping and am tempted to send them away for a caustic bath, i know this damages the glue/swells etc but what with the 2012 voc regs and nitromors being merely toothpaste now, i don't know of an efficient (quick) alternative... suggestions welcomed. When the door come back from their bath could i brace and clamp them while drying to lessen the caustic damage?
I would strip them with a heat gun, as i'm doing with frames, but they're covered in the old brown shellac/varnish stuff that just softens to molten lava, burns and goes crispy
If it were me I would use the heat gun, caustic dripping ruins stuff. I had a black oak table done and had to re-glue the complete thing.
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