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#1 Bozo

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 12:49 PM

Hello guyz,

have any of you talented zedstaers ever had experience with removing fibreglass from skin???
If so, what is the best approach?



I've got an optometrist appointment in 10mins and I just want to make sure that I don't rub my fibreglass infested hands to my face/eyes again.... Should I walk around with goggles perhaps???


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Posted 12 September 2011 - 01:29 PM

accetone  or nail polish remover.. but wash it of with soap and watter straight after

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 01:47 PM

are you talking about the glass fibers or the resin? +1 for the previous advice if you have resin. But if you have glass fibers stuck in your skin there is no easy answer.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 01:51 PM

maybe wear gloves next time ;)

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 05:20 PM

I suggest you take up Golf instead of cars. It'll be safer for you.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 05:23 PM

OOOOOOOOOOOUCH !  :-X

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:06 PM

I suggest you take up Golf instead of cars. It'll be safer for you.



What are you trying to say???



You know, I AM a Sunday regular at the Glenroy golfers lodge  ???

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:07 PM

are you talking about the glass fibers or the resin? +1 for the previous advice if you have resin. But if you have glass fibers stuck in your skin there is no easy answer.



Its from 3M Fibreglass filler bro

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:16 PM

I suggest you take up Golf instead of cars. It'll be safer for you.


I'd rather be irritated by glass fibers than a bolt of lightning...

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:18 PM

what i use is a wax kit. you use you misses bikini wax removal kit it will remove the fiber from your skin, but it sounds like this car may kill you  :o ::)

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:50 PM

what i use is a wax kit. you use you misses bikini wax removal kit it will remove the fiber from your skin, but it sounds like this car may kill you  :o ::)



Ahaha yeah, but I'd rather die driving it than in the process of restoring it :P :P
How about that L28 44mm tripple weber, twin turbo setup bro :D :D



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Posted 12 September 2011 - 07:59 PM

Sam

Old panel beaters trick for you.

Get some latex gloves and fill them with Vaseline, then tonight put them on when you go to bed and tape the tops around your wrists.

By the morning it should have released any fibreglass resin and material off.

Cheers

John

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:14 PM

iv heard about this and it is the pro way to do it john knows his stuff  the vas work a treat

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:19 PM

Fark! I'd completely forgotton about that one. Top tip Ovvy ;)

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:23 PM

Just sell me the car for $50.00 and we will all be happy  ;D

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:26 PM

Just sell me the car for $50.00 and we will all be happy  ;D


Think Bro Flexzed has first dibs he offered $200 a few weeks ago.

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:32 PM

Think Bro Flexzed has first dibs he offered $200 a few weeks ago.


Naaa I offered him $200. Peter Mc offered me $200 for my dashboard.


Just sell me the car for $50.00 and we will all be happy  ;D

I can give you the exhaust fume for that price :P

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:35 PM

Seriously Sam

The Vas does work, Spamaster (Bruce) used to make fibreglass Spa baths, even he will tell you it does.

The vas will soften the pours in your hands and allow the fibres to work themselves out while you sleep.

Isnt that right Bruce?

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:37 PM

Seriously Sam

The Vas does work, Spamaster (Bruce) used to make fibreglass Spa baths, even he will tell you it does.

The vas will soften the pours in your hands and allow the fibres to work themselves out while you sleep.

Isnt that right Bruce?



Is it also safe for my eyes bro?

I just came out of Eye and Ear hospital in Gisborn St today and they also couldn't find anything in my eyes...
I'm still paranoid though - I will use the vaso trick!

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Posted 12 September 2011 - 08:40 PM

Sam

You may have had fibres there which would have scratched the lenses, same thing happens with steel shards, even after they are gone there is pain due to these abbrasions, but you dont know what pain is till you have MIG flash burns and your eyes feel and ache like someone chucked buckets of sand in your eyes.

Its like sunburn and the pain and grit feeling is the eyes actually losing a layer of membrane as a result.




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