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A Serious Bondo Question

Discussion in 'Deer and Gameheads' started by Mike Powell, Aug 3, 2021.

  1. Mike Powell

    Mike Powell Well-Known Member

    OK, I am unapologetically a “bondo” ear guy, but I have a confession of sorts and a question for the others here in taxinet land that also use bondo for ears. The confession….as I insert the bondo into the ear I cannot help but distort my face, twist my lips and stick my tongue out a little, a la Michael Jordan as he goes up for a dunk. I literally can’t NOT do it. It’s kinda crazy, but I can’t help myself! LOL!!!
    Now my question is, does anybody else do that or something similar? Or am I just sniffing too much bondo?
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  2. joeym

    joeym Old Murphey

    LOL! Maybe you should post a selfie of your expression when bondo-ing an ear!
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  3. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    Your breathing to many fumes lol
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  4. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    There is something really wrong with you. When inserting Bondo, you open your eyes wide, pull your head back and tilt to the right while slightly turning your head to the left and you must have an expression of panic and dread upon thy face.
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  5. Richard C

    Richard C Well-Known Member

    George,Where are you ? It’s a bondo question, right up your alley. Help this guy. Don’t forget it’s not a adhesive!
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  6. Dave York

    Dave York Well-Known Member

    I did mechanic work on trucks and equipment for 28 years. I always made an apparent grimacing face when working on difficult things. Unfortunately I carry that over after work and my wife accuses me of always being angry by the way I look.
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  7. jigginjim

    jigginjim Active Member

    I had a guy tell me he uses aluminum screening inside his Bondo and fiberglass ears to add extra strength.
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  8. tem

    tem Well-Known Member

    well.i got to admit that i look like im taking one healthy dump when i bondo.
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  9. Bruledrift

    Bruledrift Active Member

    I don't do bondo ears, but I use bondo for the skull cap. When I do I wear tie dye shirt, leather buckskin pants, moccasins, flowers in my hair, lava lamp going and moody blues playing in the background. That puts me in the mood!!!!
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  10. tem

    tem Well-Known Member

    i like the moody blues.
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  11. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I have an old can of Bondo that I open when entering into my shop just to have the aroma. It's like taxidermy incense.
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  12. George

    George The older I get, the better I was.

    Mike, there's a physiological reason for that. Your brain is trying to tell your body how dumb you are for using a body filler as an adhesive.
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  13. Richard C

    Richard C Well-Known Member

    I knew you could help the guy !
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  14. Mike Powell

    Mike Powell Well-Known Member

    I love it! I was afraid it would be “psychological”…
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  15. Clew

    Clew Help a child, Build our future

    York, SC
    Yes George
    bondo does not equal glue
    But they won’t drum
    And when I’m doing some serious scale tipping
    My tongue is in and out
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    HOOKJAW Member

    LOL...It's caused by an adrenaline rush caused by the fear that you'll be suddenly interrupted by some unexpected problem or person while shaping the ear and timing the bondo "kick off". Nothing worse than someone or something interrupting you during the critical stage...LOL
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  17. I have been using a new product from Europe. its not bondo but works like bondo ears. except it stick tenaciously.
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  18. msestak

    msestak Well-Known Member

    you are suppose to tilt to the right, when working on the right side, and to the left, when working on the left side !!

    its normal
  19. msestak

    msestak Well-Known Member

  20. byrdman

    byrdman Well-Known Member

    fur sure never fails that as soon as you mix “ time bomb” bondo… someone interupts or phone rings or knock on the door ya know
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