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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 1:32pm

Am I doing something wrong with the picture links Dave?

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by 937carrera » 1st October 2015 - 6:59pm

Try this - the code is complete except for the first "[" and I have linked the picture for you as an example

Copy the URL from the "Direct" link, not the HTML

img]http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa21 ... qfpuj5.jpg[/img]


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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 7:41pm

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by 937carrera » 1st October 2015 - 7:47pm

Looks like you got it....... now you can get the others working :)
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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 7:48pm

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 7:50pm

That's strange I'm not doing anything different just pulling photo bucket link and pasting it here?

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 8:15pm

If I put just 1 image on its own it works, but if it's more than one or with a write up, it just shows the link no pictures, I've just tried to modify the first post and one worked and the second one just says image. I'm lost :)

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 8:28pm

It's says [img width=450
height=600] at beginning on all pics? On both the ones that work and those that don't? I can't see a difference in the code set on either.

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Post by 937carrera » 1st October 2015 - 9:25pm

You don't need the image size information, thats web html code. All you need to do is go to Photobucket, copy the Direct link details, click on the Img option in the posting box which will give you the opening / closing php tags, then paste the picture link details between the tags.

If it just says Image, that means that the link details are not valid, it can't find a picture to show
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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 10:06pm

nearly done this part, bit of zinc weld through paint on to protect it. Image

Appears to be working :) thanks everyone
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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by purplepeter » 1st October 2015 - 10:12pm

Hold on You two... I'll sort it out! gimme 5 mins!

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 10:15pm

Thanks for trying to help David , I've cut and pasted the post onto my local vw site it shows all pics? On here it sometimes works ,sometimes not, on photobucket I get 4 options I click on the one that says forums etc and it says link copied I then post on here, and get various results

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by purplepeter » 1st October 2015 - 10:31pm

photos are Now showing properly Mick..

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 1st October 2015 - 10:46pm

Thank you Peter , was I doing something wrong? Not the sharpest on this inter web thingy :)

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Editor » 3rd October 2015 - 1:47am

Sorry the picture posting is being so much trouble.
"http://i199.photobucket.com/albums/aa21 ... 0rrye7.jpg" worked with the previous lot - note it starts http://i199... rather than http://s199...., which simply generates a little image logo.

If you can find the URL in this format, it should only be a matter of copying it to the post, highlighting it and click on Img box at the top of the post, which inserts the [img]and[/img] each end of the image URL.
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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 3rd October 2015 - 6:21am

Thanks Dave, I'm away for a few weeks , so I'll give it another go once I'm home. I wonder if it's because I'm posting on an iPhone rather than a full computer? Take care all see you soon

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 19th October 2015 - 12:11am

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Back home now , see if I can get some work done, and pics to work :)
Decided to fit the corner part edge to edge rather than leave a seam, taken ages but should look good on finished

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Some small infil bits to finish, then grind up and zinc paint, the swage line needs dollying, correct the shape, but I'm happy so far.

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Chino » 19th October 2015 - 9:57am

Some great fabrication, keep up the good work :)

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 10th November 2015 - 10:33pm

Thanks chino,

Things have progressed a little
Corner is now finished
I cut a piece of inner arch away for access
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Also some under edge of heater channel
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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 10th November 2015 - 10:44pm

Then moved onto sill, now mostly welded in
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Still have some gaps to fill

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Also got some similar ...ish gold paint in satin that should blend in once I rub it back a bit to age it.... See how that goes .
If I fail I'll have to look at a respray, I'd like to keep the faded stuff
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Arch bit back in
And a splodge of test paint. Ok it's over some black but not too bad of a match

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 18th November 2015 - 2:22pm

Almost complete this side now, hopefully get it painted this week

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 18th November 2015 - 10:25pm

Finished this side now and in paint :)

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Not a bad colour match... Well happy :)

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 29th March 2016 - 2:30pm

Been a while since I last posted, some progress has been made,
Tried panels back on
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All good on to next bit

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Re: 68 Fastback

Post by Tight yorkie mick » 29th March 2016 - 11:44pm

The other side
Or the worst side, but having already done it once should be a bit easier Image
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I did make a few decisions, first I wasn't going to edge to edge this side as took forever and didn't look that nice once done plus you can't see it anyway!!!
Use my new strinker as much as possible
Having already done one side the making up of the bits went fairly quickly
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Re: 68 Fastback

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