M718A1 restoration

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 4th, 2020, 3:39 pm

Got some custom stretching going on :lol: It's a slow process but it's definitely stretching, been tightening my tie downs every few days.
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 4th, 2020, 11:53 pm

Got the back pulled down where it needs to be, still want to get another 1/2" or so out of the sides.
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Lou » December 5th, 2020, 9:42 pm

Been following this thread from the beginning. That is one beautiful Mutt. You should be very proud of that restoration. :)
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 5th, 2020, 11:20 pm

Thanks for the comments Lou, it's been a labor of love but I'm seeing light at the end of the tunnel.

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 11th, 2020, 4:38 pm

Got my mounts bead blasted and painted, need to modify my u shaped mount a little.
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by rickatnyte » December 11th, 2020, 5:25 pm

I'm a newbie here but it looks like a fun proje t.
Good luck...

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by m3a1 » December 11th, 2020, 5:45 pm

Going camping soon?

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 12th, 2020, 9:15 am

m3a1 wrote:
December 11th, 2020, 5:45 pm
Going camping soon?
I may have to sleep in it one day, I will have 3 cots to choose from, better love the smell of canvas. :lol:
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 12th, 2020, 9:22 am

rickatnyte wrote:
December 11th, 2020, 5:25 pm
I'm a newbie here but it looks like a fun proje t.
Good luck...
It fun most of the time, but then you have one of those days when the paint runs and you have to wait a couple days before repaint.

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by ThomasDiSantare » December 24th, 2020, 8:51 am

expected to post the result of the restoration, I can't find
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » December 24th, 2020, 12:59 pm

ThomasDiSantare wrote:
December 24th, 2020, 8:51 am
expected to post the result of the restoration, I can't find
Tom
The restoration is still in progress, will post more pics soon, expected completion will be 2-3 months.

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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Mr. Recovery » December 24th, 2020, 2:06 pm

Hambone wrote:
December 24th, 2020, 12:59 pm
ThomasDiSantare wrote:
December 24th, 2020, 8:51 am
expected to post the result of the restoration, I can't find
Tom
The restoration is still in progress, will post more pics soon, expected completion will be 2-3 months.
I think he is saying "he" will post photos when he finds a mutt. :roll: :D
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by stanles » January 3rd, 2021, 1:55 pm

Good job 8)
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Horst » January 8th, 2021, 7:47 am

Hi Stanles,

Clicked through your photos on your website... That white A2, is that one of the batch from the Saudis? Where did you get it?
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Re: M718A1 restoration

Post by Hambone » January 14th, 2021, 8:37 pm

Thanks Stanles for the comment, finally got my new data plate in today, all the way from Poland, about 6 weeks in transit, nice quality and price. Horne data plates.
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