Paul's polishin' blog

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Thu Jun 28, 2012 5:52 pm

It is actually tomorrow - but let's not stand on ceremony. I've now amassed so many years I think it's perfectly reasonable to adopt the 28th, 29th and 30th as 'Paul's birthday season'! 8)

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Post by Caffiend » Thu Jun 28, 2012 7:22 pm

me wrote:makes mental note to find some Citroën porn to post tomorrow
Well, that was easy (Cheers Philip!)

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Post by Mickey taker » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:38 am

happy birthday Paul !!!
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Tim Leech » Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:56 am

Doh! Stupid Facebook, happy birthday AGAIN!
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Post by saintjamesy89 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:12 am

Happy birthday to Paul, happy birthday to Paul, happy biiiirthday to Paaaauuuulll. Happy birthday to Paul!
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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:12 pm

Dear Birthday Boy.
I couldn,t have sung any better Tom =D>
Happy Birthday Paul, you are definately catching me up then Paul =D> As Tom has
suggested Paul, I have posted some Birthday BX porn for you on my page for you :wink:
Have a really wonderful Birthday bash Paul =D> =D>
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by Paul296 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:06 pm

Thanks fellas - VERY much appreciated! 8) I did have a very nice day as it happened (much to my surprise) I got this . . .

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(Corgi toys STILL 'do it' for me! :D )

and this . . .

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(bit thin on BXs - but Citroen porn a' plenty otherwise! :D )

To cap it all I also got a distinction for my last MA magnum opus on Ruskins drawings - so anything that's been chapping your ass re; Ruskins drawings recently; step right up - I'm yer man! :D

Oh and the new Citroenian arrived this morning; always a good day when that happens! 8)

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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by mds141 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:14 pm

Especially when there is a picture of ones self on page 13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :)
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Post by Paul296 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:24 pm

mds141 wrote:Especially when there is a picture of ones self on page 13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! :)
I did spot that. But someone had gone and parked their old shed of a valver in front of me - the nerve!! :D

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Post by mds141 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:43 pm

SORRRRY!! :)
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Re: Paul's polishin' blog

Post by mat_fenwick » Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:33 pm

Happy birthday Paul; hope you have/had a good day and indeed weekend!
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Post by Mickey taker » Sat Jun 30, 2012 11:57 am

bx petrol auto saloon wrote: :wink: Have a really wonderful Birthday bash Paul =D> =D> Vince.
did anybody else read that they way I did , no , just me then :D
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Post by Caffiend » Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:39 pm

Nice haul, glad you had a good one (um, hopefully still are if birthdays are seasonal now) - can we have a closer-up of Le Dandy please? - and any restoration required on that?
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Post by Paul296 » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:27 pm

The 'Le Dandy' had been subjected to a rigorous analysis of it's current condition with some sucking of teeth and chin rubbing. One of the fog-lights appears to be missing and a few areas of paint loss. Checking the under-body for the condition of pipe work etc. revealed some anomolies; the whole thing appears to be a sealed unit. That's the French for you . . . nutters!

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In other news, (as Mat . . . etc.) after what seemed like weeks of responsibility and boring stuff I managed to spend the whole weekend on the TGD. I replaced the last of the new door embellishers (if anyone has a 'cheat' on how to easily remove the old glue - I'd very much like to hear it!), changed the oil and filter and continued getting rid of the one or two small patches of rust (where are the other patches - not the rear door shuts by any chance? Yes, they are actually; how did you guess!? :D ); only managed to get it rubbed back and primed and it'll need a smear of knifing putty here and there and a bit more primer before I can paint and lacquer it.

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The 'new' alloys are nearly finished and should look good when they're lacquered. They don't quite have that diamond cut lovliness of the originals but at least if I twat them on a kerb I won't get all suicidal about it! :D

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Post by Paul296 » Mon Jul 02, 2012 10:48 pm

The photo record of a little impromptu 'BXing' this evening in Morrison's car park, Newark-on-Trent. George popped over to pick up his newly purchased speedlines and splitter, and it was nice to have a look at another of the 'Challenge' cars in the metal. It bears all the hallmarks of its recent 'Timification'; i.e. it's in lovely condition! 8)

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