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 Rust Rot Excessive 
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Post Rust Rot Excessive
Got myself a refurb body shell as the current item is very tired.

Now to cut a big hole in the lower bulkhead for the prop shaft :)

Old Body Shell....
Low bulkhead and boot and the following.
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May 26th, 2021, 2:01 pm
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Markout the GOOD metal to be removed...:)

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May 29th, 2021, 2:25 pm
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Added some good Zintec to the hole with some average welds

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May 30th, 2021, 12:03 pm
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all good stuff Pete, Ive been excavating some of the rusty stuff as well. :)


May 31st, 2021, 6:26 pm
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Yet another large hole, this time in the boot.

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June 4th, 2021, 10:11 am
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The holes have an advantage, they won't rust... ;-)


June 4th, 2021, 4:25 pm
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:lol: also less kg that is until it, gets filled in with more metal than was removed :(


June 4th, 2021, 4:43 pm
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I can see that you've been paying attention :) .


AZL57 wrote:
The holes have an advantage, they won't rust... ;-)


June 6th, 2021, 10:06 pm
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You have to let the rain water out some how!

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June 7th, 2021, 6:10 pm
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Covered with Primer and Seam Sealer looks reasonable :)
Added a kg or Two as the metal is 1.5mm where as the original is 1.2mm or less.

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