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Posted November 10, 2020 - 10:31 PM

Also painted the pulley gray also while I was at it,. I already sanded it before I taped it off and painted the engine.....

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Posted November 10, 2020 - 10:37 PM

The finished product, after some thought I decided that I am going to ceramic coat the muffler so it stays white instead of burning off.....

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Posted November 10, 2020 - 10:52 PM

November 6th 2020,

 

I decided that while I have the engine off anyways, and not to mention I messed up and sprayed some yellow paint to my starter generator that I would paint that too. Plus and a 3rd reason is because it had some chipped paint spots. I decided instead of unbolting and taking the heavy generator off I would paint it right on the tractor, and that is what I did. On November 6th 2020, I taped off anything and everything so no black paint would get on the yellow like I originally did......

 

Before the tape.....

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Posted November 10, 2020 - 10:52 PM

With all the tape and outside with a coat of paint on it already....... Well folks that is all for tonight, please stay tuned until next time. I really do appreciate everyone who is following these builds, it means a lot. Thanks!

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Posted November 17, 2020 - 05:43 PM

Hey Y'all,

 

I'm back with an update on my electric start Craftsman Power Unit. On November 9th 2020 I figured I would clean the frame where the engine goes before I put the engine back on, now low and behold I found more problems with the paint work. It was bubbled, so that said I scraped the paint and sanded it down to repaint it. 

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Posted November 17, 2020 - 05:46 PM

November 10th 2020, painted the bad paint spot and then some that I wanted painted. This is the tractors current state, the only thing I did was take off the tensioner pulley to repaint it other than that I have not done anything to it since. A little at a time, until next time please stay tuned......

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 05:58 PM

December 4th 2020, the electric start power unit tractor. I painted the pulley to the starter generator and the deck stop lever (or whatever it is called).....

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:01 PM

December 13th 2020, I personally repainted the grill letters with gloss black spray paint and a little paint brush. I just spayed the paint into the paint cap and dipped the brush in the cap and painted very carefully.....

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:03 PM

Well the footrests are next, I ripped the old tape off to paint the footrests, More to come on that, but here is what it looked like before I removed the tape...... 

 

 

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:04 PM

Ordered from Amazon, they come in a 3 pack which I don't need but at least I will have some extras incase I mess up on the first one I cut to fit or if I need them for another project....

 

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:06 PM

Before I ordered the ones off Amazon I went to Home Cheapo to see what they had, they had this and it would have been perfect but I don't like that yellow stripe....

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:08 PM

But while I was there I measured it up to the foot rest, and it looks like it will work....

 

 

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:09 PM

December 23rd 2020, I got the old tape off of the footrests and sanded them down to get them ready for paint. Notice the grinder wheel marks, that was not from me the previous owner must of did that. Good thing I discovered that but its going to stay like it is.....

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:12 PM

December 28th 2020, it was a good day around in the 50s so I took advantage and painted. Now there are a few runs although you can't see it in the picture, but you're most likely not gonna see them anyway so im not too worried. I may redo it before I put the new tape on but not sure....

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Posted January 11, 2021 - 06:12 PM

This is all for now, please stay tuned until next time. More to come hopefully soon.....


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