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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    Brief follow up. I finally got a few minutes to work on this yesterday. I got a bit lucky and those hard lines came out pretty easily...
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    cpapeter reacted to Hipster's post in the thread Fixing a bit of rust with Like Like.
    I have multiple sanders from 3 in dual action, multiple 6 inch dual action with different aggressiveness, 2 different straight lines...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    If I get to looking better than rust I'll consider the job a success!
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    A more serious question, if I may. Do you use power sanders between paint coats, or just for stripping? Or am I misunderstanding you...
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    cpapeter reacted to Hipster's post in the thread Fixing a bit of rust with Like Like.
    I get what you're trying to accomplish, but in my eyes putting more materials on top of delaminating paint ultimately just makes a...
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    cpapeter reacted to Hipster's post in the thread Fixing a bit of rust with Like Like.
    A few things that jumped out at me. Firstly you hardlined your tape edge with prime when you primed. These hardlines don't always sand...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    Thanks for the heads up. I suspected I might have a problem with the failing paint. Perhaps I'll just live with it's edge and try to...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    I'm not going to paint the whole roof. I'm fixing the rust and covering up the chipping paint. Nothing more. Yes, this is a complete...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Fixing a bit of rust.
    Yep. I'll avoid that in the future. And everything sands out with sufficient effort. Even if that means taking off all of the primer. ;)...
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    Day 1. Here's where things started. And here's where the day ended. That's a bunch of sanding to remove the rust and get down to...
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    cpapeter reacted to SUBURBAN5's post in the thread Rear AC line leak with Like Like.
    I agree better to do the job right then do it again in the near future... I would even replace the rear expansion valve
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    I forgot to mention that you can test your grounds by running a jumper cable (that you would commonly use for jump starting) from the...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Rear AC line leak.
    I will document the job, assuming I go for the fix. I didn't see anyone else giving it a shot, so that would be something I could do to...
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    cpapeter replied to the thread Rear AC line leak.
    I'm starting to answer my own question. From what I have been able to find, the aluminum line for the AC that run to the back of the...
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    Are the connections at the battery tight? Any corrosion on the battery terminals? How's the ground cable from the battery to the...
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