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Re: [oletrucks] Dash revival

To: Doug Pewterbaugh <dpewter@email.msn.com>
Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Dash revival
From: ADvent@thuntek.net
Date: Wed, 10 May 2000 18:22:11 +0000
to paint the letters in the grill, you can take the paint and thin it very thin
and use  a syringe or a turkey baster tube to drop the paint in the letter
depressions. quite a few coats are required in this fashion, but no masking is
need and it will look like factory

Doug Pewterbaugh wrote:

> You could also "clear coat" the whole assembly (naked stainless high areas,
> decals & black valleys) with a clear enamel (or lacquer-whatever the black
> paint is) & this would help keep the decals from peeling.
>
> Regards,
> Doug Pewterbaugh
> dpewter@msn.com
> Denton, TX
> 49 3104 216 5-window
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <EEHodges@aol.com>
> To: <monadnoc@crystal-mtn.com>
> Cc: <oletrucks@autox.team.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2000 11:58 AM
> Subject: Re: [oletrucks] Dash revival
>
> > Decals of the CHEVROLET letters are available from most vendors. They are
> easy to apply; I wouldn't try hand painting.
> >
> > For the dash "grill," ash tray, and glove boc, I buffed the high areas,
> masked it off and sprayed the valley's. Then applied the new decal.
> >
> > Emory Hodges
> > EEHodges@aol.com
> > 48 Chevy 3/4 ton "Rack"
> >
> >
> > In a message dated Wed, 10 May 2000  1:51:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time, "WR
> Teto" <monadnoc@crystal-mtn.com> writes:
> >
> > << This weekend I further dismantled my dash in my 53 3100 by
> dis-assembling the grill work, glove box
> > door, and ashtray.  I sandblasted all the pieces in preparation for new
> paint which will be the same
> > as the exterior color.  I'm interested in doing something with the grill
> strip that has the
> > CHEVROLET lettering on it.  How easy is it to re-paint in the letters by
> hand without it looking
> > non-professional.  Are there any letters/decals that fit onto this strip?
> I'm not confident in my
> > ability to paint nice straight-edged letters by hand.  My other option is
> just paint it all one
> > color, as the depressed lettering can still be read, but it would be nice
> in a contrasting color.
> > Anyone done this and made it come out looking real trick?
> >
> > Wally / Templeton, MA
> > 53 3100 rod project
> >
> >
> >
> > 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
>
> oletrucks is devoted to Chevy and GM trucks built between 1941 and 1959

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New Mexico Jim
50 3100  ton
51 6??? two ton dump
54 two ton for parts


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