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Re: Painting an JD M

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05-06-2012 18:25:40

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I know a couple guys that operate that way. I asked one and he said it is a good way to get paint on everything and not have to touch up a bunch of bolts etc.

Make sure you use "real" primer not just rattle cans. Our local NAPA has a panel painted with rattle cans and HVLP to demonstrate the difference between the two. The rattle can finish can be scratched off with your fingernail and the HVLP won't scratch off with your keys. My NAPA guy (a former rep for M-S) said the HVLP finish is a jabillion times thicker than a rattle can and way better at keeping moisture out.

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05-07-2012 07:41:39

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 Re: Painting an JD M in reply to sflem849, 05-06-2012 18:25:40  
Only problem people who do "preliminary" painting with a spray gun might have is that both epoxy and the topcoat have a window to put on the final coat, not always specified in the instructions for the topcoat. I would much rather touch up the bolts after the final coat than rush assembling the tractor with some deadline. Same thing with people who spray the areas that will be covered with parts, then assemble and paint the whole thing.

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