nearly naked!

OK, more and more of the paint is  getting removed so that the true extent of the work can be determined. This way a thorough and professional job can be carried out with no surprises to catch you out at a later date.

Having a really solid and sorted base makes the final preparation and paintwork easier, plus helps get a much better final result. As with most things in life, preparation is key!

Front steps have holes that will need looking at
Front steps have holes that will need looking at
Front steps (both sides) have holes that will need looking at
Front steps (both sides) have holes that will need looking at
Long sill has some holes that require attention
Long sill has some holes that require attention
Signs of previous repairs that will need tidying up
Signs of previous repairs that will need tidying up
More signs of previous repairs that will need tidying up
More signs of previous repairs that will need tidying up

The front windscreen came out a little too easy, suspicions were aroused and as suspected, a typically ugly botched repair was discovered; the lower front screen was rotted out, the gaps/holes had then just been plugged with large dollops of filler and then covered over with gaffa tape!

This is why it is great to get the paint all off to discover what potential nasties lie beneath. All issues such as this will get sorted correctly so that it becomes a 100% solid and sorted bus once again!

Bottom of the front screen was rotten, stuffed with filler and gaffa tape!
Bottom of the front screen was rotten, stuffed with filler and gaffa tape!
Gradually more of the paint is removed…
Gradually more of the paint is removed…
Nothing will be hidden, all will be sorted!
Nothing will be hidden, all will be sorted!
Repaired or replaced as the case might be!
Repaired or replaced as the case might be!

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