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#1 Sawdust OFFLINE  

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Posted July 22, 2013 - 10:24 PM

Guys I have a 1968 MF12 Hydro project going on http://gardentractor...f-12-rebirthed/ & I have a question about the name plates. On the right side I have a metal glue on type sticker that is in bad shape. On the left side I have two factory holes that look like for a name plate. I have seen some MF with one or the other but not both. I posted something similar over in the Restoration Tips & Tricks but I think I put it in the wrong place for the attention I need. I did get one response telling me I should have the metal plate & if so why do I have the sticker too? Can anyone tell me what I'm suppose to have?

 

Right Side Metal Sticker

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Left Side Holes

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Posted July 22, 2013 - 10:30 PM

Don't think I've ever seen any with any sn on the right.
Sticker or plate, it's on the left on mine.
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Posted July 22, 2013 - 11:03 PM

It looks to me as if the sticker was once on the left side - just below the holes. The paint seems to show the outline of a sticker. Perhaps your Mf12 was made just when they were changing over from stickers to plates?
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Posted July 22, 2013 - 11:15 PM

I would like to go with the metal plate on the left side. I did see somewhere a guy reproduced his old plate & stamped his original numbers in. I found a place that does this type of work but their in the UK ! I'm a long ways from needing a plate but this has had me confused. Thanks for your thoughts.

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Posted July 23, 2013 - 06:05 AM

Sure looks like it was on the left side originally.

I've never seen one on the right side.


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Posted July 23, 2013 - 06:21 AM

Looks like it was on left to me also

 

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