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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby DarrenGlen » Fri Jul 06, 2018 7:57 am

I’ve just put up a new post explaining the powder coat disaster of the last few weeks.

https://jup8restoration.wordpress.com/2 ... -for-cora/

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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Wonks » Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:43 am

Ow! That must have really hurt. So sorry for you.
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:25 pm

DarrenGlen wrote:I’ve just put up a new post explaining the powder coat disaster of the last few weeks.

Oh, you poor man Darren - I hope no money changed hands with that asshole who totally messed up :madas:


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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby DarrenGlen » Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:33 am

Yes and no Martin. I had been required to prepay $60 for the small job, originally requested beforehand. But at pickup he told me that there had been “$300 worth of work done on it, sandblasting costs $150 for starters...” and to talk about it with the woman in the front office. Kinda suggesting that there would be some deal done? I opened the door to the front office and said “tell him I won’t be paying a cent for something I didn’t ask to be done. He can call me if he has a problem with it.” Never got any call and I highly doubt he will try.

I kinda secretly hope he does call actually because I have a barrage of attacks and insults prepared that I held back on the day, due to the shock of the sight of my hard work having been erased. And then it will give me the opportunity to present him with the repair bill for his damage. I doubt it will happen tho I would have heard from him by now...
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby The Elf » Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:48 am

Ouch! When you're on a labour of love like this it's a real blow to have something like this happen. :(
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby ManFromGlass » Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:15 pm

I must say I really think the T-shirts and mug are really cool!
Assuming you have a cellphone, were you aware that you can have custom cellphone cases made up? A Jupiter case would be pretty cool too.
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Jumpeyspyder » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:43 am

Some progress !!

https://jup8restoration.wordpress.com/2018/09/26/finally-new-powder-coating-success-for-cora/

Looks like darren is bouncing back - hope he'll be back here again soon :)
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Dan LB » Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:15 am

:clap: delighted to see this moving forward again. Well done Darren. Looking forward to seeing the decal printing process.

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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Folderol » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:38 am

Really, really pleased to see this. I was quite angry when I read what had been done by the numpties previously. :thumbup:
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby The Elf » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:47 am

+1 This is a 'do the right thing' story and it is fascinating to watch it unfold. I am crossing my fingers for him.
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Martin Walker » Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:52 pm

That looks stunning! (finally ;) )

What a labour of love though :headbang:

Hope the next stages go far more smoothly :thumbup:


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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby DarrenGlen » Fri Oct 26, 2018 10:52 am

Thanks everyone for your comments ! Yep next post is about decal file finalizing .. specifically alignment testing...and I’ve convinced Jeff from Custom Synths that we should share the decal file with the world as well so there will be download!!!

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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Folderol » Fri Oct 26, 2018 12:54 pm

That's very good of you - not many people would do that :thumbup: :clap:
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby The Elf » Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:27 pm

This thread gets better every time! Good for you, mate. :thumbup:
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Re: Old Roland Jupiter 8 restoration

Postby Martin Walker » Sat Oct 27, 2018 12:31 am

Hear hear! :clap:
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