Primer coat at last…

So finally after several weeks of welding, panel beating filling and sanding the Midget was ready for it’s first couple of coats of primer.

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The primer used was two pack Epoxy primer. Two coats were applied.

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The primer was applied on Friday and was ready for initial flatting on Sunday.

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Over all I was pleased with the result. A few issues became apparent now the car was one uniform colour. This revealed a couple of low spots but nothing a skim of knifing putty and 320 grit in a block couldn’t solve.

A guide coat was applied to show any low spots.

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I have managed to flat one side of the car today and hopefully with a bit of help flat the rest tomorrow. After this I will apply several more coats of the primer and do a final flatting hopefully next weekend.

The owner came around and brought the grill he wants to fit. It is an original Austin Healey Sprite item for a pre ’70 car. I think this is a great choice and ,in my opinion, is the most attractive of all the grills.

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