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#222713 - August 14th 2008 7:24 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: ahanix1989]
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yes Buffing it will bring the shine/gloss back.....
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#222720 - August 14th 2008 7:57 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: Snotty]
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Registered: December 10th 2005 12:00 pm
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Loc: Empire, WI
Okay.
And good news, I may have been fired/quit from Fazoli's 1711, but one of the old managers will hire me immediately over at 1694... he needs workers bad, and I'm fully qualified and trained in every non-Manager position. Plus even back at 1711, they need my van for a catering this Sunday...

He's an awesome guy, we'd hang out outside of work. He has a 2006 Dodge Charger R/T that we work on.


Edited by ahanix1989 (August 14th 2008 7:58 pm)
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#222761 - August 15th 2008 1:25 am Re: Roll-on paint [Re: ahanix1989]
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Registered: July 13th 2004 12:00 pm
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Loc: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
I didn't wetsand or polish my last coat yet (may sell as is), so I am curious to see the finish after polish!

And if 1694 wants you, better resign at 1711 to leave no doubt that you're done! Congrats... okay... I don't understand, but I'm happy if you're happy lol
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#222771 - August 15th 2008 8:39 am Re: Roll-on paint [Re: sasktrini]
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Registered: January 01st 2008 10:24 am
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Loc: louisville, ky
I do Love free breadsticks.
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#222781 - August 15th 2008 9:39 am Re: Roll-on paint [Re: matchstickBGV]
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Registered: December 10th 2005 12:00 pm
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Lol. In short, I quit/fired at the location in-town (Indirectly called a customer fat when she ordered, according to the nutrition guide, 28,000 calories).... and the old assistant manager there became a general manager in a different Fazoli's twenty miles away, and wanted to hire me. Hey, if it'll pay the loan and they can pay me enough to cover the extra gas...

Surprisingly, despite the distance, gas wouldn't be TOO bad ... $15/roundtrip in bad weather, for a 56 mile drive.


If the paint stuck, I think I'll wetsand, then add a thin coat, maybe a second one, then polish it.


Edited by ahanix1989 (August 15th 2008 9:39 am)
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#222892 - August 15th 2008 10:45 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: ahanix1989]
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Registered: April 14th 2003 12:00 pm
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Loc: Joppa Md. U.S.A.
Here is a p[icture of the disposeable roller/pan.




These little rollers have a fine nap.So it will make less orange peel.I used one of these to paint the doors on a dirt track race car I had.The shop I was renting at the time did not like me spaying paint.I had to get creative......

I just lost a moter on my compressor so it looks like I will be rolling on some primer.......




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#222936 - August 16th 2008 6:01 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: wookee]
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Registered: January 01st 2008 10:24 am
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Loc: louisville, ky
wait, so what did you say to the lady? did you tell her she ordered 28000 calories of food or that she didn't need it? smile
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#223426 - August 19th 2008 2:06 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: matchstickBGV]
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"Canadian guy who lives way the heck out west"

Registered: July 13th 2004 12:00 pm
Posts: 3497
Loc: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Well, my paint job is still "orange-peely", as I didn't do wetsand and polish to wrap it up. Cruised around town in the car to try to get some good pics for my kijiji ad, but they turned out too dark (dummy... park a black car in the shade and take a picture!) But I thought I would share a look at where I live, and maybe I'll have some better pics of the car later.
Sorry... they are 1024X768... big. I'll try to resize later.

cheers I added a better pic. More details on my CarDomain page!





Edited by sasktrini (August 19th 2008 11:04 pm)
Edit Reason: new pic
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#223821 - August 21st 2008 6:41 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: sasktrini]
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Registered: December 10th 2005 12:00 pm
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Loc: Empire, WI
I didn't say anything to her directly... I was in the kitchen, saw "5 DZ BRSTK" come on my screen, and the entire kitchen always lets out a groan at those kinds of things, because it takes so long to make... and I remarked to the girl on drive-through "jeez, that's more calories than I eat in 3 weeks", and the woman ordering heard me.

dog managed to put six nice big scratches down my door.
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#223888 - August 21st 2008 11:03 pm Re: Roll-on paint [Re: ahanix1989]
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Registered: January 01st 2008 10:24 am
Posts: 3427
Loc: louisville, ky
wow she scratched your door? thats nuts. how'd she know your vehicle?
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