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Fail to prepare, prepare to fail...

Hi there,

People often ask me how long a repair should take.

Well, in time-honoured TV fashion, here's one I made earlier.

The entire job took 3 hours from unpacking the van, to loading it back up again, and it was basically 75% sanding & surface preparation, and the remainder was spraying.

Customer was delighted, and for all those who say you can't get a decent result with aerosols - think again.


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This job should never be complete - the day I think I've done it all, is the day I resign.

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