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"Hydrostatic Drive" decals for a 1886: Where do they go?


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#1 Austen ONLINE  

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Posted September 14, 2015 - 07:00 PM

My decal kit from Sam's finally arrived and I have question about the placement of two in particular- the "Hydrostatic Drive FMC" decals. I've researched the placement of everything else, but I have not seen these particular ones before. Can anyone identify where they go and or even post a picture of their placement? This is on a 1886-01.

 

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Posted September 14, 2015 - 07:46 PM

Austen,if I remember right they go on the dash tower on the sides,not sure if I have any pics
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Posted September 14, 2015 - 08:24 PM

Austen,if I remember right they go on the dash tower on the sides,not sure if I have any pics

 

Thank you. It appears they were on the 1476 and possibly the 1477 but I haven't seen them on a 1886 before. Perhaps they were specific to the early -01's?


Edited by Austen, September 14, 2015 - 08:25 PM.


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Posted September 14, 2015 - 08:36 PM

Member Wilberj should be able to let you know when he see's this


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Posted September 14, 2015 - 09:02 PM

Your right,have have seen then on the early LF,but I remember seeing them on the 1886 also
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Posted September 14, 2015 - 09:52 PM

Thanks guys!



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Posted September 15, 2015 - 09:06 AM

Those decals were not on the 1886 models but was on some of the earlier models.


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Posted September 15, 2015 - 05:03 PM

I don't see why they would have used those as it already had HYDROSTATIC on the hood deals:

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Posted September 15, 2015 - 06:27 PM

I would look, but both of my 1886-01's are missing. One's in NJ, and the other is in Michigan.
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Posted September 15, 2015 - 07:18 PM

Those were only on the 14 HP large frames.    Sams kit is just a 1477 kit that they change a little and put 1886 on them.  Looks like they just never took that decal out of the kit.  


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Posted September 15, 2015 - 07:18 PM

I would look, but both of my 1886-01's are missing. One's in NJ, and the other is in Michigan.

 

 

Come get it....


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Posted September 15, 2015 - 09:01 PM

I still think I remember seeing them on a 1886 that I parted years ago,but I maybe wrong,have parted alot of LF's over the years,so I maybe mistaken on this one,sorry
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Posted September 15, 2015 - 09:08 PM

I still think I remember seeing them on a 1886 that I parted years ago,but I maybe wrong,have parted alot of LF's over the years,so I maybe mistaken on this one,sorry

 

 

I know there was not used on the 1886 but to make this 100% I looked on all mine and on google. I did not find one with that decal. 


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Posted September 16, 2015 - 12:13 PM

Thank you to everyone who chimed in!

 

I think I discovered what happened here. Last night while my body shop friend and I began installing the decals, I discovered that the one designed to fit over the two hydraulic control levers on the dash tower is not correct but is rather for an earlier model, I believe. It is too small to have the slots nor does it have the correct up and down arrows on the right hand side of the decal. Now, if you look back at the photo I posted above, you'll notice there's another decal on the left side of the same sheet- that's the one I'm referring to. I contacted Sam and told him what I discovered. It would make sense that since these three were printed on the same sheet, they are for an earlier model. He's going to send out the correct decal for the hydro levers.

 

My goal was to do a weekend photoshoot but it looks like it'll be put on hold until that new decal comes in.


Edited by Austen, September 16, 2015 - 12:18 PM.


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Posted September 16, 2015 - 06:42 PM

My 1886-01 doesn't have those decals.
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