Mobile Auto Bodywork & Paint Job (fixing a dent with a uni-spotter)

This paint-job was done on October 25, 2015 and it still looks great today, April 23, 2020.
The video is meant to be a teaching video that shows and explains the process of fixing a dent by means of questions and answers.
Many have asked for Gerald's contact details. But Gerald said he has more than enough work and did not want me to include any contact info when I first posted the video. Should he ever change his mind about making his contact details public, then I'll be more than happy to include them here in this description.

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  • Мужик без обид. Если я тер бы шпаклю с водой, и таким факелам наносил лак, мне отец этим краскапультом дал бы по еблу.

    Алена КосьяноваАлена Косьянова8 giờ trước
  • I could use him right now in California! I've been quoted from 500 (by a guy who approached me in a Target parking lot) to 2400 for PDR work. Can trust any of them.

    Paul HughesPaul Hughes19 giờ trước
  • What do you mean he threw in the bumper as well? Don't take advantage of a guy trying to make an honest living. You better call the man an pay him extra for all the extra work you conned him into doing for little to no pay you cheap skate.

    Juan PalaciosJuan Palacios23 giờ trước
  • What was the final cost? He did an absolutely amazing job.

    Frank ReynaFrank Reyna23 giờ trước
  • Holy shit and good grief. Back up and let a guy breathe.

    ThereAreNoNames InTheVoidThereAreNoNames InTheVoidNgày trước
  • WOW Gerald< did a FANTASTIC job on that car. I would love to get him to do ours as well BUT unfortunately I live in New Zealand and I'm sure he's NOT coming this far just to fix a car body............GRAEME

    Graeme WilceGraeme WilceNgày trước
  • Gerald, you are a rockstar! A true artisan.

    Robert CampbellRobert CampbellNgày trước
  • How cool was that? Great to see a skilled capable individual ... especially as an independent business person and in a mobile service offering. Nice! Thanks for doing this.

    Jeff ChapmanJeff ChapmanNgày trước
  • Mmmmm...I can smell the clearcoat from here...

    Chris SChris SNgày trước
  • And he was right to mask back from the edge for primer. Primer tends to blow back in areas further than paint leaving the gray primer edge that he was taking about.

    Lee OgdenLee OgdenNgày trước
  • This guy did good for being limited on tools working in a driveway. I'd think he probably is a pretty good body man if he was working in a shop better equipped. and not on as much of a time line.

    Lee OgdenLee OgdenNgày trước
  • i was the same to here in Ireland went to a body shop quoted me a 1000 euro to get a small dent a scratches painted found a guy who works from his garage did the job for 220 had it ready the next morning

    dash cam dudedash cam dudeNgày trước
  • Charge double if the customer wants to watch and triple if they want to help.

    Aussie SoarerAussie SoarerNgày trước
  • All for $100,amazing!!!!!!!!

    Charlie SalibaCharlie SalibaNgày trước
  • mm

    timothy jaytimothy jay2 ngày trước
  • Bet ChrisFix could do the same with common hand tools.

    douglas lanedouglas lane2 ngày trước
  • Not sure where this junk body worker went to school but in A-Car gold class we never used bondo. We’d cut and spot weld a new fender in nor do we use a heat gun on paint or etching primer. It’ll cause to much orange peel.

    ThechristopherryanThechristopherryan3 ngày trước
  • I watched the whole video....I hope this made Gerald a rich man through referrals.

    maxairspacemaxairspace3 ngày trước
  • All respect for a hard working professional :D

    Norway1987Norway19873 ngày trước
  • where are you?

    shangrila73eldoradoshangrila73eldorado3 ngày trước
  • Looks great!

    Benjamin PectolBenjamin Pectol3 ngày trước
  • How many coats do u need lol

    Jasper CruzJasper Cruz3 ngày trước
  • cheap metal and we trust our lives in these tin cans ..such a disservice to our hard earned money

    Mr GrowMr Grow3 ngày trước
  • This guy is amazing wish he was in Australia i would of paid him extra great job Gerald

    Emidio GEmidio G3 ngày trước
  • Top job!!

    Vasilios ChrisantVasilios Chrisant3 ngày trước
  • He did one hell of a job. But you would of drove me crazy with all the questions 😂

    DJ Big AntDJ Big Ant3 ngày trước
  • Great video ,great guy , brilliant job on the car ,but Dude he’d have been even faster and the job would have been just as professional without you holding him up with the constant questions.👍👍👍well done Gerald 👍👍🇬🇧🇬🇧

    SHOCKLEY GRANTSHOCKLEY GRANT4 ngày trước
  • It looks like Gerald did a great job on your car. Nice work, Gerald.

    Bob theGrapeBob theGrape4 ngày trước
  • Parking lot in Dorchester Boston Massachusetts... have seen an Hispanic Guy done a job almost the same under (20) minutes... Boston minutes...that particular manager 😂 had sadly left us, before I quit myself... poison

    Guerline Saint LouisGuerline Saint Louis4 ngày trước
  • Bravo for the amazing jobs👏🏻👌🏻 And for those who’s sitting their asses on the computer typing, complaining. This guy is working very hard to earnestly the day. Thank you for sharing this video. Big shout-out to Gerald. You have earned my respect ✊🏻

    Michael PhanMichael Phan4 ngày trước
    • Michael,whats your day job?!:)))

      ChefGenchoChefGenchoNgày trước
  • "I had that done in 10 minutes" said the photoshop guy

    Michael VaughanMichael Vaughan4 ngày trước
  • That guy deserves an xtra $1,000 bucks for teaching you about the job!

    Alexander HernandezAlexander Hernandez4 ngày trước
  • Love this guy. Not flash, does a fantastic job. Well done.

    Jasaba senaraJasaba senara4 ngày trước
  • can you share the guys contact details ?

    Everything Cars&BikesEverything Cars&Bikes4 ngày trước
  • Older video, but glad it was posted...this guy's good. I had a guy come do my dent years ago when I lived in Tucson and all he did was spread some filler over it and then wanted to get paid...expected me to sand it and do the rest...what an idiot. I wanted to punch him in the face. Should have.

    Coherant blissCoherant bliss4 ngày trước
  • Dent by park bench, Scratch on lift gate from parking lot, Dings and scratches on front bumper from parking blocks... You seem to have an issue with the word "park". Anyhow,, I'm sure you'll keep Gerald in business for quite some time. 😆 Kidding aside,, Great Work. 👍

    kevtekmagnumkevtekmagnum4 ngày trước
  • Top Job really noes what he is doing 🥰👍👍👍

    Bill MainBill Main4 ngày trước
  • If Camera man didn't ask questions they would be a lot of questions in the comments. Some how ppl complain about him talking in the man ear. Can't please you snakes.

    Jason Ski 740Jason Ski 7405 ngày trước
  • Wow, Gerald really rocks and obviously takes pride in his work! What was the cost for the dent in the quarter panel and/or total cost? You mentioned a fraction of the cost and that's as good, if not better than a dealer would have done. Good job with the play-by-play, as well as getting shots of products used.

    JoesJungleGymJoesJungleGym5 ngày trước
  • What a great job he did finally an honest independent repair body work professional

    Devin De La CostaDevin De La Costa5 ngày trước
    • Actually there are honest car shops around. I live in suburban-rural Colorado for 30 years and have used 2 local body shops and 4 different local mechanics, and they were all honest. Also in Santa Barbara CA, mid size city (100K?) Again, honest car shops are still out there. The Denver dealerships are thieves, like everywhere else.

      Michael ChesslerMichael Chessler4 ngày trước
  • Thank you for making the video. The technician did a great job.

    Steve RamosSteve Ramos5 ngày trước
    • Great job?

      Алена КосьяноваАлена Косьянова8 giờ trước
  • I usually skip half way through these videos but this one I stayed for the whole thing . Good stuff gerald you did an amazing job and the panel work . The best I've seen for a mobile detailer . I personally work as a sand blaster and painter and know the process of prep work . Hope you keep up the business

    Drop nzlDrop nzl5 ngày trước
  • Wonderful job , pay him more please !

    ANTHONY TRANANTHONY TRAN5 ngày trước
  • If the body shop was going to charge $1000+, and Gerald did this job for a “fraction” of the price then Gerald doesn’t charge enough. Excellent work, Gerald. Raise your prices. You deserve it.

    Justin CollettJustin Collett6 ngày trước
    • 99/100 is a fraction ;-)

      ncyankee101ncyankee10120 giờ trước
  • As I looked through many of the comments, some were critical of Martin for asking so many questions and not letting Gerald just do his job. However, I see in Martin's description that he is intending for this to be a teaching video. In that case I assume that Gerald had agreed to let him film and ask the questions that he did. Great job on the car!

    coolietooliecoolietoolie6 ngày trước
  • Good knowledge. I learned more than I hoped for.

    william mathewswilliam mathews6 ngày trước
  • Great guy .. great job. What was the fee for his service

    Rude RockyRude Rocky6 ngày trước
  • Good Job , pls I need his phone number bro

    Mercy EgbulemMercy Egbulem6 ngày trước
  • Wish I knew a Gerald

    AquaLixAquaLix6 ngày trước
  • Great video Excellent work

    AquaLixAquaLix6 ngày trước
  • Omg, he did more than just fix and paint the panel. He polished your whole vehicle.

    Rafael MorquechoRafael Morquecho6 ngày trước
  • I hope you tipped Gerald $100

    MikeHermesMikeHermes6 ngày trước
  • Surprised you went so far out of your way to avoid letting us know who this guy was. What would it have mattered. Makes no sense

    Philip ReecePhilip Reece7 ngày trước
  • Gerald is the man! You can tell he takes pride in his work & it shows. He definitely goes the extra mile. Wish we had a Gerald around here. Thanks for the video.

    Chris HerrinChris Herrin7 ngày trước
  • Nice job, took care of every detail.. I'd trust this guy with my car.

    2014 Corolla2014 Corolla7 ngày trước
  • He was way underpaid for this job. Extremely patient enough to listen to all your questions.. customer is cheap!!!

    Frank MFrank M7 ngày trước
  • I have 25 dents in a two foot straight line in the middle of my passenger side door of a 25 year old coupe. How much would that cost? Lol

    Andre LopezAndre Lopez7 ngày trước
    • A 25 year old car is worth zero dollars, so you should do it only if you really love your car and the dents really bug you. I have a dented 2002 Chevy Tahoe that I paid only $10K for 6 years ago. It's probably worth $5K or less now. I put the dents in, and now I will live with them. Save the money for when it needs a tranny or engine work or another $800 set of tires.

      Michael ChesslerMichael Chessler4 ngày trước
  • But how long did the paint job last?

    dave houstondave houston8 ngày trước
  • How can I contact him....

    Philippe L. ShekerPhilippe L. Sheker8 ngày trước
  • @Martin This is a wonderful video, i really don't understand the complains and critics about you doing questions to Gerald. The fact is that this is an educational video, full of tricks and techniques for bodywork jobs.Gerald is very passionate and detailed about his work congratulations to both.

    Antonio ValiñasAntonio Valiñas8 ngày trước
  • Omg shut up and let him work you goober

    Tim NortonTim Norton8 ngày trước
  • Great job , if you didn't bother him talking

    Tim NortonTim Norton8 ngày trước
  • Perfect job

    Luke SkywalkerLuke Skywalker8 ngày trước
  • Man I wish this gentleman lived near me, I’ve a job for him.....my new Durango just got demolished! Warning: pretty SUVs are not built for off-road use. Plastic body panels just fall off. Entire front clip gone! One bump.

    Doug MoranDoug Moran9 ngày trước
  • This is typical of British Columbia, a bunch of under-qualified people running around thinking their winning.

    torque daddytorque daddy9 ngày trước
  • My father was a bodyman. I have his giant box of tools. There isnt a single carpenters hammer in there. This guy is a hack.

    torque daddytorque daddy9 ngày trước
    • If you ask him he could show you how to use body hammers to bring that straight and use a lot less filler. You have here a mobile kick and fill guy.

      torque daddytorque daddy9 ngày trước
  • that guy is awesome, an artist, how can I have him work on my car, the dislikes are from body shop owners, lol.

    Bronson DeleonBronson Deleon9 ngày trước
  • He did all that work for you and did a bang up job. You should have given him full price. I hope he at least got 1300. But I doubt he got 900.

    the only onethe only one9 ngày trước
  • I can’t believe that guy let you be in his ear all day what a pain

    Dessert ManDessert Man10 ngày trước
    • It took longer than one day

      M GoodM Good4 ngày trước
  • Unreal great great job

    Dennis KucanDennis Kucan10 ngày trước
  • Gérald know vers god histoire work ' Bravo Sun

    Babak PezeshkniaBabak Pezeshknia10 ngày trước
  • I would be so damn annoyed with you breathing down my neck.

    Ji KimJi Kim10 ngày trước
  • No PAINT CODE? You did it right the job ..right procedure.

    Urbano Jr. Pinto DetchosoUrbano Jr. Pinto Detchoso10 ngày trước
  • I couldn’t work with someone watching & asking questions all day though I realise you prob ok’d it with him beforehand for the purposes of making the video, great video and he done a fantastic job, true craftsmanship

    GasgiantGasgiant10 ngày trước
  • I see a lot of complaints about the camera guy asking questions but they're very helpful questions because I had similar ones in mind. Great and amazing job!!! I have a question though, is it alright to use 400g paper instead of 80g after the body filler is used?

    Oscar RodriguezOscar Rodriguez11 ngày trước
  • cold repair? were is the torch? were is the counter weight?

    Informedia TechInformedia Tech11 ngày trước
  • oh just look at it

    randumbvideoz 524randumbvideoz 52411 ngày trước
  • Definitely did a excellent job. Also would like to know where this guy's is at.

    Heather BergstadHeather Bergstad11 ngày trước
  • This best pintor 👨‍🎨

    Juan CruzJuan Cruz12 ngày trước
  • This guy was so cool to let you record and ask him all the questions you wanted and explained in detail and is was cool & chill didn't looked like he was bothered. Plus he did a great job

    theptown91theptown9112 ngày trước
    • And he fixed all your little imperfections cool of him we're is he located if he is around my area would love to do touch ups on my truck

      theptown91theptown9112 ngày trước