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Old 05-04-2015, 04:25 PM
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When in doubt, gas it!
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My models outgrew my "hobby room", had to annex some of the garage. My wife has the rest of the house, the garage is mine.
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Old 05-04-2015, 05:36 PM
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It's worth it. Did my shop floor 20 yrs ago when you could still get solvent based epoxy in delusional CA. Concrete prep is the key- it must be done thoroughly. Use an industrial solvent based product. Much better than water base. It's a chemical cure so odor for only a short time. No waiting for solvent evaporation like oil based paints.
Plan on twice the time you think. After cleaning and etching, the first coat sucks in and looks like you won't have enough coating but, the second coat flows out very nice. You'll love the look.
Hope this helps, Best, Randy
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Old 05-05-2015, 10:55 PM
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Do it inverted!!!
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Finished rolling table v2!
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Old 05-06-2015, 09:51 AM
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When it comes to finishing bids, I always tell my clients "if you have disposable income, pay to have it done. If you have disposable time, save your money and do it yourself. " when I tell them how long it will take them, and what materials will cost they usually opt to pay. Usually.

If your have a tight budget, do it yourself, and plan on it taking 2x-3x longer then a pro.

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