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#1 gtcsreg OFFLINE  

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Posted June 28, 2013 - 12:09 PM

Not quite done yet, have to drive 50 miles to get more paint.  This is not a full restoration as mechanically she was already pretty good.  I just learned how to move phone pictures to the computer so that's why this is so late getting here.  Don Campbell, I wish I was as good as you at this.

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Posted June 28, 2013 - 12:55 PM

wow it is really looking good thanks for posting the pictures


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 12:56 PM

Sure looking a lot better.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 03:28 PM

Looks Great, what paint did you use? BTW does the rear fender pan of the Snappers and Massey's seem different? The Snappers seem flatter.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 04:13 PM

Looks Great, what paint did you use? BTW does the rear fender pan of the Snappers and Massey's seem different? The Snappers seem flatter.

Thanks.  Used Magic Truck, Tractor, and Implement in MF Red from TSC (Tractor Supply) and Dupli-coat Wheel Silver from O'Reilly's Auto Parts. All were spray cans.  Never noticed any difference but it's been about thirty years since I was on the true Massey.  This tractor is being "transformed" into a MF 1650 as a tribute to my Dad's (lost him to colon cancer about five and a half years ago).  Still hope to get some actual use though.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 04:51 PM

You're doing a great job.  Thanks for sharing!

 

Ben W.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 06:09 PM

I have a couple of good hoods for these tractors, if anyone needs one, I'd be willing to sell cheap, not sure what they would cost to ship?


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 06:19 PM

I have a couple of good hoods for these tractors, if anyone needs one, I'd be willing to sell cheap, not sure what they would cost to ship?

Any attachments to part with? (especially snow plow) Have family in central OK and a daughter in SW MO.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 07:14 PM

Looks great. Like a totally different machine! Good job.
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Posted June 28, 2013 - 07:52 PM

Looking good. :thumbs: Quite the transformation.

It's exciting to see it come back together,

looking all new again, isn't it.

So, you'll be putting 1650 decals on? Have you sourced them?

 

 

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Just saw your decal thread.

Like said, soap water is the trick.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 08:49 PM

Any tips on how you prepped it?

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Posted June 28, 2013 - 09:18 PM

Any tips on how you prepped it?

Sent from my 416-8

Putty knife, screwdrivers, knife then a light sanding where I could reach then wipe down.  Same for the engine but Gunk then rinse first.  Not as perfect as most guys that are collecting the full size around here.  Best advice is go slow so you see more of what you're missing.


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Posted June 28, 2013 - 09:29 PM

Looking really good. I always thought the MF decals looked better then the Snapper decals. Nice Tribute to your DAD also !! :thumbs:


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Posted June 29, 2013 - 06:04 AM

Nice looking tractor!


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Posted June 29, 2013 - 10:04 AM

Getting paint tomorrow.  Getting anxious!  The receiver hitch is for my next project of adding weight to the rear with stuff I already have. :tapping_fingers:

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