Brendon_m Moke

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Re: Brendon_m Moke

Post by brendon_m » Fri, 13 Sep 2019, 12:17

If you saw the paint in person you probably won't doubt my willingness to scratch it. :oops:
After way to much work trying to make it look good with the panel prep work I ran out of F's to give and decided rough enough was good enough and I just wanted a painted car so I accelerated to process by skipping some steps.
The front and bar etc will be black. Same colour scheme as before but green instead of CAT yellow.

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Re: Brendon_m Moke

Post by jonescg » Fri, 13 Sep 2019, 14:50

Sounds a bit like my welding. I welded a bench once, and told a friend "Don't look too closely at the welds though" He replied dryly, "No need, I can see them from here" :|

Or when I did a concrete slab for a garden shed. Someone asked if I'd written my name in the cement before it set. I said, "No, but you just have to look at the quailty of the work to see my name written all over it" :D
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Re: Brendon_m Moke

Post by brendon_m » Sat, 14 Sep 2019, 22:26

I was going to have gloss black on the front but I started putting it on and it showed up WAY too many imperfections, so I changed out for a satin black. I'm happy with how it turned out. The matte finish contrasts well with the glossy metallic green.
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Now i just need to paint the interior and start reassembling

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Re: Brendon_m Moke

Post by brendon_m » Mon, 16 Sep 2019, 00:49

Fairly productive weekend

Not that it looks very different but I've painted the "interior". And fitted up some lights.
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Now I just need to get the seats in, but I still have some work under the dash so I'm holding off that for now.

I've also been sorting out the chargers. After the first chargers let the smoke out (maybe I should tell the designer of the power supplies that rectified 240vac is not less than 200vdc :roll:)

And finally I made a more legible HV diagram as opposed to the chicken scratchings in did with a pencil and paper
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Re: Brendon_m Moke

Post by fffffred » Wed, 18 Sep 2019, 12:24

Inspiring stuff, keep it up!

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