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Old 03-14-2019, 08:17 AM
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I'd 'rattle-can' the whole project and call it good.
Tim, I think he would be very upset. when he came to pick up his truck and see that the bumpers, were rattled canned... especially for "the" Twelve C-notes it is costing him. Heck, I'd be livid my self. in that scenario, if it were mine.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:42 AM
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Tim, I think he would be very upset. when he came to pick up his truck and see that the bumpers, were rattled canned... especially for "the" Twelve C-notes it is costing him. Heck, I'd be livid my self. in that scenario, if it were mine.
I didn't make myself clear in my post.

I was answering like it was MY truck, and I know how I use MY truck....it's a WORK truck, and it will just get bumped, scratched, and wore again in the same places all over again.

A quick & cheap shot of paint will last just as long as that fancy (nice looking BTW) job you're doing on a customer's ride.
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Old 03-14-2019, 01:17 PM
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I didn't make myself clear it my post.

I was answering like it was MY truck, and I know how I use MY truck....it's a WORK truck, and it will just get bumped, scratched, and wore again in the same places all over again.

A quick & cheap shot of paint will last just as long as that fancy (nice looking BTW) job you're doing on a customer's ride.
Tim, totally. Too funny you should mention all that...
And this is why it is that " funny" because you hit the nail on the head...
He is in a hurry to have it back for spring break. Why?... So he can go the ranch/deer lease And run feeders, fence and deer blinds. with freshly painted bumpers... So no doubt they were beaten up, chipped up from running in brush and pushing posts pulling stuck tractors etc.
So, I Imagine when he is ready for me to repaint the truck which I'm not looking forward to this summer I'll end up doing the bumpers once again...
But, He is a preferred customer and keeps me busy a lot of the time.
So it is a paint job. I will more than likely take on, depending on my health and if it holds up enough to allow me to...
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:16 AM
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Although was being a bit rushed for. "The" I need it to play spring break at the ranch. So I Finished it "the painting part" so tomorrow morning I'll pull all the paper, put all the bolt on stuff back on. lights, tailgate, and plates.

Then clean up/off any overspray in small areas "where it usually is blacked out" and overspray will reach inevitably. And any spots like the receiver hitch tow hooks etc. very little really, Surprising considering some spots are hard to reach angles... believe it or not, and also not to drag the air hose against the painted and unpainted surface areas.

But I will say I am not completely satisfied with the job, because it really should have been blasted to bare metal to get a 99.8% flawless finish... IMO.
Even though, He has seen it... Looked it over and said he was impressed, and that it came out far nicer than he had anticipated. So I guess I should be happy if he is happy.

But hard for me to feel like that, knowing I could always do much better, If, he would have agreed to my suggestions... that it really should have been sandblasted first.
But you give them what they want and any extras you can, So it comes out nice.
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Old 03-15-2019, 04:13 PM
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OK, so last pics of the freshly painted bumpers and truck without all the paper on it. So, How do you think it came out?
Good, Bad, Or the Uglies...
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:32 PM
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Looks very good from here.
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:50 PM
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Looks great from Michigan!


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Old 03-15-2019, 06:24 PM
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Well I'll add that it looks really good from Wichita as well.

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Old 03-15-2019, 07:56 PM
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Cool, Cool... Thank you!
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:06 PM
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Very nice work.
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