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Bucket Nightmare!!!

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    Studio Fett's Avatar
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    Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Well, I was just about to finally start working on my bucket DP 95 and I was shaping it a bit and WHAM!!!...sonuva...



    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    What happened? Didi it fell of the table? Sorry bro, that looks nasty.

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    It just got worse!!!! I'm glad I can't cus on these boards, cuz I would be banned for sure!!!!! AAAAAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGGGG!!!!!




    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Wolfi said: View Post
    What happened? Didi it fell of the table? Sorry bro, that looks nasty.

    No, I was just trying to shape it and it just tore like paper....


    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Look on the bright side, atleast you can fit any size of nose in there, right?

    Edit: And you wont have to instal a fan?

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    Skjoldhammar said: View Post
    Look on the bright side, atleast you can fit any size of nose in there, right?

    Edit: And you wont have to instal a fan?
    Too Funny, thanks for making me laugh, I was about to start crying!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    That sucks. We should take up a fund for you. That's tragic!

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Yikes! I think you took the "battle damage" and weathering a little too far.

    Sorry, just trying to keep it light. That is a heartbreaker.

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Sorry to see that man. Looks like it was hit by a car.

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    Rupidupe said: View Post
    That sucks. We should take up a fund for you. That's tragic!
    Sounds good to me!

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    butterbean said: View Post
    Yikes! I think you took the "battle damage" and weathering a little too far.

    Sorry, just trying to keep it light. That is a heartbreaker.
    Yeah, I go for realism.

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    TR 4059 said: View Post
    Sorry to see that man. Looks like it was hit by a car.
    It's fixing to be!!!!

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Whoa! Sorry to see this

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Got a paypal mate? I'm sure we can all try and chip in for a new one?

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    I'd totally pitch in! I'll put in $10-15 towards a Bradleyfett or SgtFang if we can get some others to do the same.

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    threadform said: View Post
    Got a paypal mate? I'm sure we can all try and chip in for a new one?
    Madmartigan said: View Post
    I'd totally pitch in! I'll put in $10-15 towards a Bradleyfett or SgtFang if we can get some others to do the same.
    Guy's I never expected this kind of reaction, this has me speechless, TDH has been like my new family since I found these boards, and this just goes to show the type of brotherhood on TDH, I am very proud to be a part of the forums here.

    I just wouldn't feel right taking your money. I did purchase a Fiberglass kit tonight, and hope to tackle this thing, it's like a vendetta now. (By the time I am done messing with this pile of junk, I might have to take you up on your offer...)

    Thanks so much for the support my brothers!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Good luck with it! Where'd you pick it up?

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Madmartigan said: View Post
    Good luck with it! Where'd you pick it up?
    Thanks man, I bought it off eBay... It was jacked up a bit when I first bought it, thought I could fix it,...ah well, I will try my best!

    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Bondo Heaven!!! I used some JB Weld on the mandible, but I bought some bondo/fiberglass and went to town over the big cracks!!! Man I love this stuff, but boy does it smell....Yow-Zer!!!

    Yeah, you probably noticed I accidently broke the range finder off. I am not having any luck with this sucker!



    G-Fett

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    The vinyl i am guessing became hardened and brittle over time.
    Sucks to see what happened.

    Good luck with the repairs. Looks good so far. If anything you can use it to experiment on before you tackle that fiberglass bucket.

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Yeowzah... nice repair job tho. Looks like it might just turn out ok afterall !

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Studio-
    Did you and some bracing to the underside where the splits are?It is hard to type but when you brought the two sides together did you place a sheet of "something" to the underside to support the weight if the material added.
    Oh if you feel this is a hopless cause to try to repair and need help I would be happy to discuss this repair with you via personal message.Not to mention if you want to get rid of it.

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    look at the bright side. You can now try Ideas on it that you probably wouldn't try on a decent bucket. I am doing the same thing at my new job! I work at a new Honda plant in my town and we are just starting up. All the cars we are building now are UNSELLABLE UNITS. They are going to get crashed up, and will never see the light of day. But we get to try new techniques and different products on them we wouldn't dare try on a car we were building for sale. So take this opportunity and use it to the fullest!

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    Re: Bucket Nightmare!!!

    Jun Garros Fett said: View Post
    The vinyl i am guessing became hardened and brittle over time.
    Sucks to see what happened.

    Good luck with the repairs. Looks good so far. If anything you can use it to experiment on before you tackle that fiberglass bucket.
    I guess so, it wasn't in the best shape when I got it.

    G-Fett

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