mkevenson
Good day fellow Retro owners! 1st, best wishes to those on the East coast preparing for the storm a commin' I know all are sending what ever help and good wishes they can.

As some of you may recall from my previous post, I damaged the siding on my Retro. I have cleaned it up and am ready to straighten the the creases. I am looking for a tool to help me do that without adding more damage. I figure something like a pair of pliers with a LONG or WIDE jaw. I will check with some local body shops today but figured some of you may have already found the tool I need.
Your help will be appreciated. OH, I would prefer to do this work while the siding is still attached to the Retro😟
Mark
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KLandry
You may be able to use a pair of wide flat vice grips, padding them to prevent further paint damage to work out some of the creasing. Also, if you can get to the back side you may be able to reshape with a palm sized bag of lead shot and a small soft faced mallet. One of the A & P mechanics I work with has had good luck on small airplane skin sections. Keith
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mkevenson
Keith, thanks for your reply. I went to a body shop and he directed me to Harbor Freight to purchase a hammer and dolly. I did, but have not used yet.
Mark
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