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Old 03-09-2013, 11:21 PM
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Default Some Days we're spoiled

We had a good time at the meeting, learned what not to do when faced with
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Old 03-10-2013, 09:58 AM
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Chrome shop did a great job! Care to share the costs of that work?
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Old 03-10-2013, 12:30 PM
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Bruce, you make it hard to not hate you when I am still working in my garage. But soon.....
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Old 03-10-2013, 01:26 PM
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That pic of a rv in the sunset is priceless. I recall standing in the sunset looking at an airplane that I flew all day and just smiled through and through. Everyday is different no two will ever be exactly alike, I cherish those moments.

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Old 03-10-2013, 01:32 PM
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Why did I ever leave Oregon and move to Texas? ... *sigh*

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Old 03-11-2013, 04:11 PM
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Why did I ever leave Oregon and move to Texas? ... *sigh*

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Old 03-11-2013, 05:12 PM
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I love that shiny fiberglass!
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Old 03-11-2013, 07:25 PM
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www.designerwraps.com Sean is the owner and he has experience with chrome wraps. i used vinyl on my pitts and it held up very well.
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:34 PM
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You can't chrome over fiberglass, so I had my goldsmith gold plate the parts first, then chromed over the gold...priceless!

Look up Avery conform chrome for the real answer.
https://www.google.com/search?q=aver...&client=safari
We have used the Avery chrome before.

3M just released their version of chrome vinyl last month. I'm still trying to get my hands on larger sheets to offer a lower price point on chrome spinners.

Your plane looks great!

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