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The last of the shows will soon be only digital pictures and fond memories. If you are getting your Bolt ready for some last cruises, or just thinking about putting her up for winter, be sure to check out what parts you need from American Classic Truck Parts. They still offer a 10% discount on parts in stock to Stovebolters. Please add your Stovebolt screen name and number in the comments at the end -- no special codes required.

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#581488 - Thu Oct 08 2009 03:10 PM The Fender
Jim Bow Offline
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Registered: Fri Oct 26 2001 12:00 PM
Posts: 8743
Loc: Tacoma, WA
My first attempt ever at welding a patch panel.

To paraphrase Chief Brody in "Jaws", "We're gonna need a bigger can of Bondo."
I've got a little burn-through to work on, and the last 3 inches at the wheel well.

But I'll keep pounding away. If the next fender looks better than the first, I'll be pleased.
The First Project
"Happiness equals reality minus expectations" - Tom Magliozzi
#581572 - Thu Oct 08 2009 07:19 PM Re: The Fender [Re: Jim Bow]
Tiny Online
Registered: Sat Aug 06 2005 12:00 PM
Posts: 10052
Loc: South Central Kansas
I've seen worse, trust me. grin
Sweetie Before
Sweetie Now
Sweetie In Skirts
Dust: Mud with the juice squeezed out.
I was always taught to respect my elders, but it keeps getting harder to find one.
Don't bet on a horse named Tripod.
#581584 - Thu Oct 08 2009 08:11 PM Re: The Fender [Re: Tiny]
neilroy Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 02 2008 05:11 PM
Posts: 543
Loc: Enterprise, Mississippi
I've done worse, trust me.
Back that hole with some flattened out copper pipe and fill it in.
#581686 - Fri Oct 09 2009 02:28 AM Re: The Fender [Re: neilroy]
jockbolter50 Offline
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Registered: Mon Mar 10 2008 05:55 PM
Posts: 4699
Loc: Scotland
Jim....That doesn't look too bad.....
We all gotta start somewhere.
As Neilroy said,back that hole with a bit of copper and fill 'er up!

You should've see some of my first attempts! eek
I've definately got this truck thing in my blood ... my DNA sequence has torque settings

"Of all the small nations of this earth,perhaps only the ancient Greeks surpass the Scots in their contribution to mankind" Winston Churchill.

1950 Chevy Advance Design 3100 in Scotland
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