1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by FLAFUN » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:45 am

Hi guys,
just got done at my first attempt in repairing a hole in a can. below are before and after photos. I think it came out pretty good now this girl is solid again and smiling. :lol:
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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by thatsus02 » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:58 pm

shes a beauty and the can fix is good also.
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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by FLAFUN » Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:34 pm

thatsus02 wrote:shes a beauty and the can fix is good also.
thanks I have a few more to do she is a trader I just got an upgrade a week ago.
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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by Tom Clark » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:56 pm

I think it came out pretty good now this girl is solid again and smiling
She's smiling because you plugged the hole good!

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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by sgramling » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:26 pm

Steve - what's the silver compound you used? I've got a few favorites with holes I'd like to get rid of.

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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by Bob L » Mon Aug 19, 2013 9:43 pm

Instead of using a silver compound, try using a compound of pulverized rust and Elmers wood glue. When you get the hang of it, it's almost undetectable on small holes. It can really improve the look and feel of an otherwise nice dumper that has a small annoying hole in it. The silver is kinda obnoxious.

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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by FLAFUN » Mon Aug 19, 2013 10:08 pm

Bob L wrote:Instead of using a silver compound, try using a compound of pulverized rust and Elmers wood glue. When you get the hang of it, it's almost undetectable on small holes. It can really improve the look and feel of an otherwise nice dumper that has a small annoying hole in it. The silver is kinda obnoxious.

Bob
only problem is glue leaves a shine . i'm going to try tinting this compound wit a rust color stay tuned and I will let you know how it works.
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Re: 1st try at repairing a hole in a can

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Post by sgramling » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:20 pm

Do you guys consider it "touched up" if you paint over the compound that you use to fill a hole?

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