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Re: My 48 H

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08-25-2013 14:38:14

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+1 on the wiping it down with used oil (or kerosene) to preserve it. Frankly that tractor will get more looks at a show "as it is" compared to a fresh painted parade queen.

Use it run it and enjoy it. My guess is you will think of your grandpa and dad for a brief moment every time you run it. That moment may not be special to you now, but it will be when they both are gone....but still around in your memory.
FWIW: There was even an episode of the Beverly Hillbillies TV show where uncle Jed made Jethro wipe down the old truck with coal oil to preserve it. It does work and its cheap.

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08-26-2013 12:26:04

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 Re: My 48 H in reply to rankrank1, 08-25-2013 14:38:14  
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Thats your opinion and I respect that but.....,

I am one of the people who like to see a properly repainted tractor. What annoys me, is if it's painted in any manor that isn't like it came from the factory, within reason. I am sure the paint today isn't exactly the same shade of red as it once was. But I like tractors properly painted and I am not the only one.

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