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Posted May 04, 2011 - 08:18 PM

Gary, looks really nice. Did you use JD paint or aftermarket?

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 08:39 PM

Fantastic paint job. The pics make it look better than when it was new. You did a great job and should be proud.

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 08:51 PM

I have to say nice job on the tractor.

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 08:53 PM

Gary, looks really nice. Did you use JD paint or aftermarket?

i use a after market paint , i used Van Sickle paint . i worked at a john deere dealership for a few years in there paint shop and i do not care for there paint . dont get me wrong there paint is fine but when your done it doesn't lay down as good as this paint and theres not much difference in price . just be sure to use the hardener as they recommend and it will look as smooth as glass when you finish . i have painted several big tractors with this paint and some along time ago and they still look good .

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 08:57 PM

thanks everyone , now i have a new problem . i dont want to use it it may get dirty or worst yet get a scratch :wallbanging:

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 09:21 PM

Great job Gary. It looks cool. I like grreen.

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 09:51 PM

thanks everyone , now i have a new problem . i dont want to use it it may get dirty or worst yet get a scratch :wallbanging:


Now you will have to get another tractor. One for show and one for play! GREAT JOB!!!

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Posted May 04, 2011 - 10:20 PM

Looking good~!

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 03:32 PM

That looks great! I heard the name Van Sickle somewhere before when talking about getting a good finish. What did you use in the foot wells? It tends to be an area that rusts when water gets under the anti slip pads. I was thinking of using truck bed liner or something like that to help prevent that. The newer big JD's (I had an X475 for 3 yrs) have a vinyl tray like thingy that fits in there and keeps most of the water away from the sheet metal. I don't think there would be enough demand for a third party to manufacture something like that for GT's

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 03:36 PM

Sure looks great Gary. Congrats.

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 05:09 PM

That looks great! I heard the name Van Sickle somewhere before when talking about getting a good finish. What did you use in the foot wells? It tends to be an area that rusts when water gets under the anti slip pads. I was thinking of using truck bed liner or something like that to help prevent that. The newer big JD's (I had an X475 for 3 yrs) have a vinyl tray like thingy that fits in there and keeps most of the water away from the sheet metal. I don't think there would be enough demand for a third party to manufacture something like that for GT's

mine foot wells were in very good shape so i just got the anti slip pads from john deere .

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 07:26 PM

Gary
That sure looks good. I am only wishing mine will come out that good.:rocker2:
Think your poor truck my be getting close to a wash job:poke:

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 07:33 PM

Gary
That sure looks good. I am only wishing mine will come out that good.:rocker2:
Think your poor truck my be getting close to a wash job:poke:

it rained today so it is a little cleaner now lol .

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Posted May 05, 2011 - 07:36 PM

it rained today so it is a little cleaner now lol .

Great that should give you another week for sure.:laughingteeth:

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Posted May 06, 2011 - 05:18 PM

Awesome paint job! Not my favorite color, but I give credit where credit is due LOL! I can understand the not wanting to get it dirty though with that shine on there! Great job!




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