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M40 restoration

Article about: I just started the restoration today and this is how far I made it so far, it's a Q40 size 66. So far I took the rust off and filled the pitting with bondo and is ready for a coat of paint a

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    I just started the restoration today and this is how far I made it so far, it's a Q40 size 66. So far I took the rust off and filled the pitting with bondo and is ready for a coat of paint and further fixing.Click image for larger version. 

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    Nice work bud, what type of finish are looking for.

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    i was thinking a single decal heer with a textured brushed winter camo and age it up a bit.

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    Sir Goon,
    I look forward to seeing how you progress with this project.
    Sounds like it should look pretty damn good when you're done.
    Regards,
    Jonathan.

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    it sure looks a nice strong shell ,was this a ground dug relic mate

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    Thanks jonathan, i will keep posting updates of the resto.

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    yes, it was dug up in kurland and thats sort of the reason why i chose the winter camo idea and the shell is very strong.

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    Great idea for the winter camo,it fit's in perfectly with where it was found, I look forward to seeing the results

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    Here's the helmet after sanding and primer, Still needs a little more bondo here and there and the rim needs to be done. Click image for larger version. 

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    Hi,
    Looking good and your making quick progress
    Do think it will be tricky filling the rim?
    Jonathan.

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