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Old 2nd May 2021, 18:13   #1
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Just had the car repaired by Tom Hobbs, it really is as good as all the photo's make it look.

Couldn't meet a nicer bloke either putting up with all my emails, texts and phone calls with good grace.

Photo's taken all through the job so in my case I could see how bad it really was.

I can't reccomend him enough and will certainly be calling on him in the future if the need arises.

Couple of photo's below and a link to the folder if anyone wants to see them all.

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Thanks for looking, sorry for the large post just thought someone may be interested.
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Old 2nd May 2021, 18:22   #2
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Very interesting photos. How does Thomas get the rusty areas cleaned up - sandblasting? I've got early signs that I'll have to do some welding quite soon but have a set of Thomas' panels up in the attic which will make things a lot easier.

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Old 2nd May 2021, 18:32   #3
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In all honesty I don't know and I forgot to ask him when I picked it up.

Good luck with your repairs I don't think you'll be disapointed.
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Love looking at photos like that, so thanks for posting. It's always good to see the results of a proper crafts mans work .

She'll be god for many years to come now.

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Every time I see photos of Tom's work I just marvel at them. It's such a great comfort that there are true craftsmen still a bout that have pride and passion in their work and do not rip people off. It's no wonder Tom has a waiting list of clients.

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Mines off for his magic next week, front sill and whatever else he finds.

Nice to see he's upgraded to a 2 post ramp too.
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Mines off for his magic next week, front sill and whatever else he finds.

Nice to see he's upgraded to a 2 post ramp too.
If you remember, please ask him how he cleans everything up so well, my guess would be sandblasting but makes a mess in a workshop.

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If you remember, please ask him how he cleans everything up so well, my guess would be sandblasting but makes a mess in a workshop.



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Will try and remember to ask

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not sure if it is just not the done thing but people don't seem to say how much work costs.
His work looks to be excellent quality.

Hope i got this from the right site but he is not expensive, https://www.tjhobbs.com/information.html
WORKSHOP RATE FOR RESTORATION IS CHARGED AT £22.50 PER HOUR. A STANDARD DAY IS 8 HOURS WORKED.

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You don’t worry about the price when the work is of that standard.
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