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April 2021

Quinten Uijldert - Webmaster



April 1st, 2021

Spend: £7.97


Back on the road again!  Quickly fitted some PH stickers and two press studs so I could use the doors again.  Then picked up my son from his work and took the scenic route there and back.


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April 7th, 2021

Spend: £21.88


Seeing as the back end is now finished for the time being, I thought it was also a good time to fit the SEiGHT sticker @maurici made for me.


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And added some storage space.



April 17th, 2021

Spend: £0.00


Used my Ryobi cordless buffer for the first time since I bought it in Dec 2019 :o


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First washed and then clayed the bonnet.  Then I used some Fine 3M Perfect-It gelcoat polish and the buffer (which is not that great).  The result is good for a first attempt, but I think I should have maybe gotten the Medium polish instead.


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April 24th, 2021

Spend: £593.28


Up early to get to Westfield to collect a newly purchased taller windscreen.  Made feel very welcome by @Westfield Parts Dept and got a private tour of the manufacturing side.  Unfortunately a quality control issue with the pillars meant I returned home with an incomplete package, but I suppose this gives me time to clean up the scuttle after removing the old windscreen.



April 27th, 2021

Spend: £0.00


Removing the sealant is quite the job.  Used Screwfix's No-Nonsense Sealant Remover to get the majority off, but it's the last 10% that takes 90% of the time 😕


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Got a DAS6 polisher on the way now though so should be able to get it looking like new-ish again, ready for the new windscreen.




Last month: £  1972.57

This month: £   623.13
Total:      £  2595.70


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Dave Eastwood (Gadgetman) - Club Secretary


The 3M fine compound is excellent and getting the majority of fine to medium marks out, but I found, really does need a proper rotary polisher and good mops to do so. (Not tried medium, but the course is also superb).


Not tried them with a DA, you typically find you don’t get quite as much “cut” as a rotary, but you can often still do it, it just takes longer.



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