[Spridgets] Holy Sprite Progress
bmwwxman at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 22:50:19 MDT 2008
I'll let the rest of the crew work on the welding etc... While you are all
doing that, I'll take care of all of the dollies!! I don't know anything
about body work but I sure know what to do with the dollies!
On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 11:06 PM, Frank Clarici <spritenut at comcast.net>wrote:
> Parts and donations are still arriving almost every day.
> Thanks for all the help from everybody.
> the bonnet came back from the media blast shop (another freebie) and now
> that all the bondo is out, it's in real good condition
> Not perfect, but better than anything I every had to work on.
> I also stopped by the local sheet metal shop, I asked some pieces of
> sheet, and some square stock along with some 16 ga so the welding
> instructor who will be here 9/26 can *teach* who ever wants to learn.
> And he is a pro welder and a Vo-Tech welding teacher. He will be
> teaching mig on 16 ga and much thinner 22 ga.
> And after I spoke about the Holy Sprite to the sheet metal shop they
> donated the metal too. This shop is also where Doug, the welder, learned
> his trade back in the 70s.
> At night I have been glass beading and powder coating or painting some
> of the bits and pieces, I have a lot more to go.
> I have to weld the rods in around the bonnet wheel openings and get some
> primer on it ASAP because it will rust being in bare metal now. So that
> is this weekend's project for me. I will not touch any dents, that is
> for you guys and the dolly set when you get here.
> BTW, save up those Taco Bell wrappers for the serious problems on the
> Holy Sprite OK ;)
> Frank Clarici
> Toms River, NJ
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