Monday, 24 May 2010

Taking sides

Well, I finally relented and gave Jim back the ladder so that he could get out of the hold. Sunday was another hot, very dry day, and I decided to take it easy - physically at least - and spent a very productive day reading articles for work. Sitting in the shade - absolutely unheard of for me, but once again discretion seemed the better part of valour.

But there was no stopping Jim. Before I knew it he was Perrago-ing away and by the end of the day the engine room cabin sides were transformed.

In answer to Amy's question, here's a post I wrote about the Perago (no wonder you couldn't find it, I spelt it wrong) when it was new. Jim says it's 'not cheap' but that one was about £19, and it's removed an awful lot of paint in its time. Of all the novel tools I've seen, I reckon this one is pretty impressive.

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  1. What's that tool Jim's using? A google search for 'perrago' came up with nothing but it looks very useful!

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  2. Details available at www.cirrus-systems.co.uk, not cheap but sensational. Have had mine for four years, especially useful for detail work - cleaning paint from adjacent to windows without harming the frames for example.

    J

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