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Old 11-01-2010, 12:04 AM   #11
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Re: The Great Conversion: Chemelon Color Changing Bus

Thanks everyone! it took 2 weekends to paint the bus, fist weekend went on the primer and black, and the second went on the color and clear coat. The primer and black went on, on separate days, but the color and clear went on the same day. I sprayed non stop for 7 hours to get the color and clear on and my arm was dead! I used a $99.00 spray gun from eastwoods a devilbliss HVLP. And this is the first thing I have ever painted. The day after though my neighbor approached me and asked if I'd do his pick up a early 70's ford, and I said sure if he sanded it. We ordered the paint and I sprayed it after he got it all sanded down.... Now that I've done both worlds these car paint guys have no clue how easy they got it! lol... only took me about an hour and a half to go around his truck 4 times and it looks great too. I used Urethane Enamel (UE) on both my bus and his truck and the stuff sprays on nice.... I'm doing the wood framing on the inside now in my bus so more pics coming soon. Stay tuned!

Thanks everyone for the positive feedback, its nice to hear after all the sanding I did and ate, man that stuff is nasty...
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Old 11-02-2010, 12:07 PM   #12
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Seriously sweet paint job!
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Old 11-02-2010, 01:02 PM   #13
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Re: The Great Conversion: Chemelon Color Changing Bus

What colour do you say it is on things like titles and such?
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Old 11-07-2010, 10:56 AM   #14
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Re: The Great Conversion: Chemelon Color Changing Bus

ha ha good question, I guess I'll have to list them all on the title... Got some framing done yesterday, also cut the toe kicks off 8 feet of base cabinet as I had to build a box around the wheel wells that will raise them up so after the toe kicks came off and now were close to normal, still a few inches higher than normal though, but I dont want to change tire size and cut down the wheel wells Curvy roof framing is going to be fun but I got an idea... more to come soon....
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Old 11-07-2010, 09:41 PM   #15
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Re: The Great Conversion: Chemelon Color Changing Bus

Pulling up a chair for this one. Looks great keep up with the pics. Sweet paint canat wait to see what you do inside.
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Old 11-16-2010, 03:03 PM   #16
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Awesome job! Can't wait to see the interior!
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:07 PM   #17
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Trying to upload finished interior pics and keep getting this message - Sorry, the board attachment quota has been reached.

Let me know if I'm doing something wrong smitty if you come across this.
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Old 05-13-2011, 10:54 AM   #18
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Re: The Great Conversion: Chemelon Color Changing Bus

Well all, sad days, I have run into some problems an am going to have to sell my conversion shortly after completing it. It was a fun project and I know there will be another one in my future at some point. For those of you that do wish to see my interior pics, you can see them here where I am selling the bus Noooo!!!!!! lol...


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