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Brian Wrigth 1940 Merc Sedan Convertible

The car was built from a four door sedan by Brian Wrigth (Brewsir) and was later sold and finished by Gene Winfield.
The car was then sold to a new owner in Japan.

Words by Brian Wright.
The top was made from bend conduit covered with aviary wire.
Then newspaper was laid on the top of the aviary wire and painted the resin on with a brush.
(both sides of the paper) He did the inside and outside of the top.
Brian was hoping the newsprint would still be readable when it dried... something for the future...
but it turned pretty yellow and got hard to read. Oh yea... polyester resin....2 layers of paper.
The paper really just acted like fiberglass matte.
When it was dried Brian used spray foam and then a longboard with 36 grit to shape it.
Sealed it with watered down elmers glue...3 or 4 coats just to be sure.
That keeps the next layer of glass and matt from melting the spray foam.
Then matted and glassed it, finished with bondo... it was smooth enough so he could have just painted it...
but went with totally the wrong material...white vinyl....ughhh. Next time it will be Hartz cloth or something NOT SHINY

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