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Old 02-24-2007, 11:53 AM   #1
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Blue Bird Eyebrows

For everyone that have Blue Birds with those eyebrows over the passenger windows... Anyone have any ideas how to remove/modify those eyebrows either before or after you re-skin or cover-up passenger windows... You know, to give it a more aesthetically pleasing look...
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Old 02-24-2007, 10:47 PM   #2
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Old 02-24-2007, 10:58 PM   #3
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Hey Elliot...

Old man winter is letting out his last gasp here and we're getting pounded with a snow storm....

Anyhow... You planning on doing anything with those eyebrows? Got any ideas? I was contemplating covering them up with a rubrail or some such thing...
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Aha, a rub rail just might work! And it would help that unbalanced look, top to bottom,
that was discussed somewhere around here earlier. But let me get it all skinned and
painted first, and then we'll see how it looks.

I put the front cap center panel on today.

A rub rail -- why didn't I think of that!
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Yeah... rubrail... that's the ticket.... Yeah rubrail....

Well I'm still planning, and I just can't leap into it all without one (a plan)....

I imagine that the edges of the eyebrows might have to get cut and then the body of the eyebrow get bent down... I don't know... Like I said, I'm still planning... They just bother me sticking out like that....
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Old 02-24-2007, 11:56 PM   #6
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The question is where to obtain the rub rail material. I really don't feel like scavenging it.
Anybody price that stuff new?

I know. I should have kept my first bus for parts. But I just couldn't do that to my neighbors.
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Old 02-25-2007, 02:49 AM   #7
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I'd Try a bone yard first.... But if you want new...
http://commerce1.cera.net/tacbusparts/s ... cat_id=398
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Right. Ten bucks PER FOOT.

I'm just getting a bit tired of drilling rivets!
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Once upon a time, oh say about a year or so ago, I happened upon an episode of TRUCKS!, the ones hosted by Stacey David... Well anyway, in this episode he was working on "SGT Rock" and was using, I can't remember the specific tool's name, but he was rolling beads into some sheet metal. Maybe one of your kinetic sculpture pals has such a tool? Then you could run some custom rubrails yourself.... Otherwise... To the bone yard...
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The tool is called a beadroller.... Who knew....

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