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#1 Charlie OFFLINE  

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Posted August 03, 2010 - 10:41 AM

What paint do you use on your garden tractor restorations? I am just starting to put a finish on the 112 JD that I tore down over a year ago. I usually use JD primer and gun spray it. I follow with JD green. Is there are "self leveling" primer that I can use that is compatible with JD paints?

I searched in here on paint questions but nothing came up.

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Posted August 03, 2010 - 10:49 AM

I'm no help, as I just use spray can primer, the cheap stuff from Walmart. Does just as good for me as more expensive primer. JD paint is just straight enamel, so most any primer is compatible. Best though to ask an automotive paint supply shop. And if you want a better quality & longer lasting finish, use an acrylic enamel. Much faster "dry to touch" times and used with a "wet look" hardener, you get an awesome sheen that lasts & lasts. I like PPG acrylics.

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Posted August 04, 2010 - 05:37 PM

Thanks. I had heard of the PPG paints and it seems to be all good. I imagine the "wet look" hardener is a PPG product.




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