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#1 wilberj ONLINE  

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 12:01 AM

Here what it looks like inside the can.
Its not hard at all and it does look like the ride a matic and ridemaster green.

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 12:25 AM

That was a great find jerome.

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 12:41 AM

Nice can of NOS paint.

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 04:32 AM

That was a great find jerome.


:ditto:

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 05:04 AM

Must be an oil base paint. You'll have to test a bit of it to see how it compares to the modern matched colour.

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 07:06 AM

I cant believe its still good after all those years!
Just goes to show you the quality of paint Bolens used :)

Definitely Looks like a ride-a-matic or ridemaster color

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 08:25 AM

Now that air is in there, it may not last as long. Better get your color match soon.

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 12:16 PM

I can't believe it wasn't solid either. Like Alan said, I would get a color match soon as now that it has been opened it might not stay good. I don't know if I would paint anything with it anyway LOL

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Posted May 29, 2011 - 12:53 PM

I opened up some Ford Gray no telling how old. It was still good. I rubbed some on some metal & it cured just fine. I've found with the old enamels, you can still use either acrylic enamel hardener or straight enamel hardener. I use the "wet look" type. Been doing this all my GT years.

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Posted August 15, 2011 - 07:13 PM

a old painter told me to exhale into the can of paint (close it right away / because the C02 from your breath will help keep the paint from drying i dont know how true it is but it may work it seems to be working for me
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Posted August 15, 2011 - 10:32 PM

Jerome: I didn't think to write down the part # that was on the can. ....Is it still readable?

Was that a pint, 1/2 pint, or quart?

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Posted August 18, 2011 - 07:48 AM

Does anyone have the paint codes for the HT series?




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