Thanks to each of you for your tips and encouragement.
I went to a Rod Show today and low and behold I got the names of several
local paint guys. The greatest part was being able to see their work and
talk to the owners.
This sight is great......I've learned alot in my first week here.
----- Original Message -----
From: william moldenhauer <email@example.com>
To: Greg Green <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 11:11 PM
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] paint for beginners
> I think what he referring to when he says put it together first is to get
> your fit and body work done before you disassemble again for your paint
> .this is the way we have always done it
> Bill 53-3600 hot rod (project again)
> Go ahead and take risks....just be sure that everything
> will turn out OK.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Greg Green <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 5:34 PM
> Subject: [oletrucks] paint for beginners
> > I'm new here so please be patient.
> > This is my first truck in over 20 years and my first frame of
> > I've forgotten more than I ever knew. It's a 48 Chev. that is going to
> > "hot rod".
> > My question has to do with paint. The truck is in primer and is almost
> > for assembly. This is where I need some direction. I have assumed all
> > that the parts (fenders, cab, inner fenders, etc.) would need to be
> > SEPARATELY before final assembly in order to get that quality fit and
> > look.
> > I went to see the local hot rod restorer paint guy and he said "no"
> > it first. I cannot see this being right for a frame off restoration.
> > I have no paint experience so the option of doing it myself is out. I
> > that I'm not the only guy that has one of these "projects" in his garage
> > had to take it out for the paint work. I am sure that many of you have
> > down this road yourself and any tips and help is appreciated.
> > Greg Green
> > oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959
oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959