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#1 larrybl OFFLINE  

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Posted April 15, 2013 - 07:57 PM

Wasn't sure if I needed to post this in RED's re-doo, but sence there are no pictures of RED, I'll post here. Did the weed edging Friday after work (1.5 hours) then Saturday at 8:30, ran around everything with the hinz-57 push mower (1 hour). Quick break, then fired RED up (3.5 hours) later finished. All ran fine. Dogs love it!

Enjoy.

 

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Posted April 15, 2013 - 09:19 PM

Where's the tractor?


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Posted April 15, 2013 - 09:48 PM

This is the mower,

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Posted April 15, 2013 - 09:52 PM

Larry, what is your painting method ? Just wondering, looks great.
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Posted April 16, 2013 - 12:00 AM

Looks great larry! Glad to see the dogs enjoyed it :thumbs:


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Posted April 16, 2013 - 02:56 AM

Looks good! Dogs look comfy!


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Posted April 16, 2013 - 05:44 AM

Fantastic all around

 

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Posted April 16, 2013 - 07:51 AM

Sure looks great.  Dogs seem to like the results.



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Posted April 16, 2013 - 07:53 AM

Larry, what is your painting method ? Just wondering, looks great.

Fred's Rattle can. I start with a good cleaning of the parts to paint using Simple green. A wire wheel for the heavy rust like what can be found on decks and rims. A mouse vibrator sander for the body parts. A nother rince with water, then a final sanding with fine wet/dry sand paper and another rince. Let the parts dry well and watch the weather. The best time to rattle can is when the temp is 75 - 85, actually the hotter the better, and most importantly the humidity needs to be low, 30-40 range. Common problems are running, and bubbleing. A lot of thin coats prevent the first problem, correct weather solves the second. Oh, and I don't primer, mainly to keep the paint cost down. 

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Posted April 16, 2013 - 08:21 AM

Nice chrome brush guard too.



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Posted April 16, 2013 - 09:15 AM

Larry.. Have you ever wet sanded after painting? Or did i miss understand what you typed?


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Posted April 16, 2013 - 01:09 PM

Larry.. Have you ever wet sanded after painting? Or did i miss understand what you typed?

Only if the paint ran or blistered.






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