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post #112 of (permalink) Old 02-24-2014, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
Paul L
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Tidying Up:
I know I have been working on this bulkhead for a long time now, but more jobs are getting ticked off the "To Do" list.

I did a round of anti-rust treatment, fibre glass filler and etch primer on a number of areas behind the dash.
I was happy to leave the underside of the de-mister vents quite rough, as long as there were sealed.

Note: As always you can spot the photos in my posts are not in strict time order, as the corners haven't been filled in the photos above.

I also started given various dash related parts their first coat of black paint.

I also did the outside of the battery box.

I know some of this paint will melt when I weld the box into position.
But it will still be easier to re-do these bits again, rather than paint the whole box inside the bulkhead.

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The Weather:
Well, no update from me would seem to be complete without a weather report.
It has officially been declared the wettest winter on record in the UK and I can certainly believe that.

In addition to the rain, it has been pretty windy here too, which makes MIG welding outside tricky.
We have a huge eucalyptus tree in our garden, planted by the previous house owner.
( My top tip, never put one of these in your own garden, as it will grow into a complete monster! )

At times the wind was having a field day with this tree, just a few feet from where I was working!

But days are getting brighter, our two cherry blossoms are starting to flower, Spring is on the way.

Given that I have made some progress during the winter, I am looking forward to making better progress in the Summer.

Until next time, take care, Paul.
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