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#1 fonz3482 OFFLINE  

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Posted April 14, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Hey everyone. Today I got up early and headed to the garage to pull out my bolens cart and roller to possibly sell them to another local Bolens guy. He made me an offer on the stuff and I wasn't real happy with the offer but was thinking about letting him take them off my hands to free up room for tractors, rather than have a roller and cart I'd probably never use. Well I pulled the roller out and then started sighing the cart out. Once the cart was out some polishing compound caught my eye on the shelf in front of me. I decided to try 1 spot to see how the original paint would come out. Well a few hours later the whole cart was shining and I just couldn't bring myself to sell it. So the cart and roller went back into the garage and it's back to the drawing board for making room for more tractors. Here is how it came out. Enjoy!

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Posted April 14, 2017 - 11:27 AM

Great job. What did you use? Good Luck, Rick
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Posted April 14, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Looks like good sized wheels on that cart. Be worth lots more money now!


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Posted April 14, 2017 - 11:58 AM

Looks very good.
Is this the kit you used?
https://www.etsy.com...-polishing-kit#

Edited by MH81, April 14, 2017 - 11:58 AM.

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Posted April 14, 2017 - 12:02 PM

Good for you, not so much for other guy :rolling:



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Posted April 14, 2017 - 12:08 PM

I used meguiars buffing compound and a gray foam buffing pad, then a good wax and buffed that off.
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Posted April 14, 2017 - 12:13 PM

Looks Great!


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Posted April 14, 2017 - 02:50 PM

 

Well a few hours later the whole cart was shining and I just couldn't bring myself to sell it.

 

I don't blame you! Looks great! :thumbs:


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Posted April 14, 2017 - 03:08 PM

You made a good decision that turned out nice. Lots of elbow grease paid off big time
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Posted April 14, 2017 - 03:19 PM

Is anyone carrying this lettering style in stickers now?

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Posted April 14, 2017 - 03:47 PM

click it and stick it has them, had them remade a few years ago


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