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#16 KennyP ONLINE  

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Posted July 12, 2012 - 05:48 PM

That is one great looking MF! You did a fine job!

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Posted July 12, 2012 - 07:11 PM

That is a fantastic job. Do you intend to show it off often, or will you plan on using it?

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Posted July 12, 2012 - 07:29 PM

That is absolutely stunning. You did a awesome job on the paint. In the first picture, it doesn't look real. Almost
like it's computor generated. (I'm not saying it is) It just looks so perfect.
Please tell us about the painting process you performed.
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Posted July 12, 2012 - 08:52 PM

I agree with everyone!! That looks amazing!!

That Red paint is Show quality!!! Great job!!!!!!!!! :thumbs:

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Posted July 12, 2012 - 10:01 PM

Beauteous, bonny, brilliant, wow that is a nice looking paint job !! :thumbs: :thumbs: I agree with IamSherwood, please share the process you toiled through to achieve that finish....

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Posted July 12, 2012 - 11:03 PM

That's one of the finest paint jobs I've seen on a tractor. You do fantastic work. Congratulations on a job very will done.

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Posted July 14, 2012 - 02:19 AM

Thanks for your great feedbacks ! :-)

For the painting, I've used the 3 standard colors : Super Red, Flint Grey Metallic and Silver Mist bought at a MF dealer. Then, I sprayed with an paint gun.

Yes I'm using it to lawn the garden .. but I'm not going to close to trees and bushes in order to preserve the paint !! :-)

For the steps, I did them for "scratch".

For the stickers, aflter looking for them on the Net, I redid them with a graphic editing program then found a printing company who printed it on a grey sticker.

Now, as this one is finished, I've bought a second MF8 ... ready to restore ! :-)

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Posted July 28, 2012 - 08:29 PM

What else can I say? You hit it out of the park!

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Posted July 28, 2012 - 08:54 PM

As everyone else says fantastic job.
What kind of a muffler did you use?

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Posted July 28, 2012 - 10:34 PM

That is very nice! What year is it?




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