Rolls-Royce Phantom III - bodywork: paint preparation


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PIII side rub-down Chassis painted, doors re-fitted yet again and the new boot lid in place.  The first black coat was then carefully rubbed down to expose any slight imperfections in the panel and paint preparation.  The devil is in the detail.
PIII rear rub-down

The compound curves of the boot lid are evident in this picture.   The shut lines are perfect.

All of the hinges were dismantled, painted and re-assembled prior to the final fitting of the doors

PIII masked Masked up ready for the final top coats of black paint.
PIII black top coat In the paint booth during painting.
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