Project Duetto [immense cage restoration] *img heavy*

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Re: Project Duetto [immense cage restoration] *img heavy*

Post by philosophyfox » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:14 pm

I'm very impressed with the thoroughness of the job. And although I would poo poo 26 hours of manual graft, it's been pretty swift going.

I think you need to do a video montage for Youtube when you are done :P Maybe to the theme from Rocky :D

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Post by acapae_wolf » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:28 pm

Thing is, if someone said 26hrs to me too, I'd be :o But it's mostly been in 2-4hr blobs, which is less erk lol.

Just done 1st coat of the 2nd side of the 3rd panel

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Post by black_butterfly » Wed Jul 06, 2011 5:35 pm

Wow! I admire the work you've put in, it's going to look completely different when it's finished! Well done so far :)
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Post by Jillybean » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:16 pm

Popped back to see how you`re doing..............Got to say..I am amazed !! You`ve done so much and it`s looking good !!! :D :luck:
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Post by Betterstar » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:32 pm

Looking gooooood. Are the hammerrite bits going to be green?
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Post by acapae_wolf » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:45 pm

Thanks everyone :D This thread is definately helping with the motivation aspect!
Betterstar wrote:Looking gooooood. Are the hammerrite bits going to be green?
On the panels/ bars yup :)
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Post by Hanlou » Wed Jul 06, 2011 9:32 pm

*Sends motivational vibes* :D

Looking rather brilliant so far! Am well impressed! 8)
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Post by pinksaffy » Thu Jul 07, 2011 8:56 am

Just started following this mini adventure.

I'm very impressed with your project especially based on what you were starting with! I hate just repainting our Jenny's cage bars! Well done on persevering with this to get what is, frankly, an amazing cage. Just think of how great it will be at the end, if you need motivation. :D

All the best with finishing it off :luck:
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Post by debzratties » Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:34 am

Impatiently waiting for the end result :D Prods, pokes, shoves... the cage is that way, ---> ---> points in the direction of
the conservatory :lol:

When I first saw the state of the cage I thought :o hows she going to salvage that ???? :o , now that i've seen up to date piccys
i'm :o :o blummin eck she's done it !!! i'm sure all the pain and hard work will be worth it and your girls will luv you for it,
sending lots of cyber frozen Frubes your way, well they'd have to be cos i've only got 1 left :rollred:

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Post by rattypetrolhead » Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:27 am

Am completely addicted to this thread Beri :lol: Neeeeeed more piccies, it's looking really good already :luck:
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Post by Rathole » Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:43 am

You have my respect and I can completely empathise. I'm on day 2 of an explorer restoration :wink: I have one bruised nail and no skin on my knuckles lol
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Post by acapae_wolf » Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:46 am

Ees rainy :( I can only de-rust inside; all painting needs to be done outside as the floor of the conservatory is slate rather than something that wouldn't massively matter if it got a few paint blobs on.

pinksaffy - I don't much like doing bars either heh. They're so fiddly. It makes me think of horsey people and the distinct preferences people have as to whether they wouyld rather clean a saddle or a bridle :lol:

Yay, frozen frubes! *eats while taunting the rats*

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Rathole wrote:You have my respect and I can completely empathise. I'm on day 2 of an explorer restoration :wink: I have one bruised nail and no skin on my knuckles lol
Oooh! How bad was that, and what did you do to your knuckes?
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Re: Project Duetto [immense cage restoration] *img heavy*

Post by not_ginger » Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:48 am

acapae_wolf wrote:E
pinksaffy - I don't much like doing bars either heh. They're so fiddly. It makes me think of horsey people and the distinct preferences people have as to whether they wouyld rather clean a saddle or a bridle :lol:
Bridles, any day. :) I had a synthetic saddle anyway so I don't think that counts....
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Post by secretpennell » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:16 pm

Just ..... Wow!!!! :o :luck:
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Post by Rathole » Thu Jul 07, 2011 12:20 pm

Not as big a job as your duetto, no real major rust just quite a lot of it. Got carried away with the wire brush and knuckles get in the way. I actually only have a tiny bit of brush left :D
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