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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:19 pm    Post subject: Finally ... Reply with quote






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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Lovely result, looks great.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks folks but huge thanks must go to Simon who did the work whilst I stood around and proved completely useless.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 9:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks really good. She wears the miles well!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 10:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Charles wrote:
Thanks folks but huge thanks must go to Simon who did the work whilst I stood around and proved completely useless.

I saw your face at Gaydon Charles, when looking at the stripes on our car. Green with envy. Or was that just the reflection from your car Laughing

She looks very nice. Another great job well done by Simon.

Did you have the back and front done as well?
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2015 11:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

No envy - this has been on the cards for a while but other work has always got in the way.

Just the sides, Terry, as stripes across the back wouldn't line up and the front spoiler needs a respray/clear wrap before being striped.

However, I do like the gold lettering on its own on the front as it really stands out against the dark green - so it may remain without stripes for a while to come.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2015 1:14 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well worth the wait Charles, great combination Green and Gold.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 06, 2015 9:58 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks great. Clearly a well loved car, looks beautiful.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 10:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wish my chemistry teacher was this awesome. Think she drove a metro
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Wish my chemistry teacher was this awesome. Think she drove a metro

Luxury! Ours rode a bike. I remember letting his tyres down one day, after he sent me and a friend to the headmaster, after he caught us playing with some magnesium and a Bunsen burner Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ahhh, magnesium. The stuff of schoolkid dreams. Bet it's not so easy nowadays to 'borrow' strips of it from school to play with at home 😀
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 24, 2015 11:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who said anything about borrowing! Whistle

Better get out of here quick. I think Charles is on dorm duty tonight Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri Sep 25, 2015 8:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Forget magnesium - what you want is a decent Thermit reaction ...

I remember trying "Thermit over Ice" once - the trick is not to overdo the amount of ice so that the heat causes the ice to melt very rapidly, generating quite a pressure wave.

The lab needed new windows anyway Shocked
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