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Additional Services

  • Original decals that you designate to salvage will be carefully papered & masked prior to paint removal & cleaned & clearcoated after final paint coat has dried-

  • All moving parts & mechanical windings will be cleaned & lubricated-

  • Wooden parts will be stripped, filled as necessary, primed, sanded & painted or stained to match original finish as close as possible-

  • Leather, vinyl, cloth, rubber or other similar materials that will be salvaged will be cleaned & dressed as required-

  • Inner wired solid rubber tires will be removed from rims, cleaned, dressed & re-attached to rims-

  • Sanding, buffing & polishing of respectable trim pieces to be salvaged- i.e.- stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, etc.-

  • Decent/salvageable graphics related to tin litho are cleaned & waxed or clearcoated (your choice)-

  • Bad original cloth wrapped wiring (depending on gauge) will be matched as close as possible & replaced with new same-

  • Hand painting of raised, extruded or stamped metal letters, numbers & symbols-

  • Simple airbrushing-

  • Sanding & filling of major pitting-

  • Cleaning & polishing of scratched/dull plastic lenses-

  • Application of special paints like hammertone, wrinkle & granite-

  • Riveted parts will be drilled out & replaced with new rivets, pop rivets or driveless head bolts-

The above referenced services are by no means the full extent of my work. Please contact me for more specific needs-

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