Yesterday's Tractor Co. Tractor Parts for All Brands
Click Here or call 800-853-2651 
   Allis Chalmers Case Farmall IH Ford 8N,9N,2N Ford
   Ferguson John Deere Massey Ferguson Minn. Moline Oliver
 
Marketplace
Tractor Manuals
Tractor Parts
Classified Ads
Photo Ads

Community
Discussion Forums
Project Journals
Tractor Town
Your Stories
Show & Pull Guide
Events Calendar
Hauling Schedule

Galleries
Tractor Photos
Implement Photos
Vintage Photos
Help Identify
Parts & Pieces
Stuck & Troubled
Vintage Ads
Community Album
Photo Ad Archives

Research & Info
Articles
Tractor Registry
Tip of the Day
Safety Cartoons
Tractor Values
Serial Numbers
Tune-Up Guide
Paint Codes
List Prices
Production Nbrs
Tune-Up Specs
Torque Values
3-Point Specs
Glossary

Miscellaneous
Tractor Games
Just For Kids
Virtual Show
Museum Guide
Memorial Page
Feedback Form

Yesterday's Tractors Facebook Page

Related Sites
Tractor Shed
TractorLinks.com
Ford 8N/9N Club
Today's Tractors
Garden Tractors
Classic Trucks
Kountry Life

Enter your email address to receive our newsletter!

subscribe
unsubscribe
  
Antique Tractor Paint and Bodywork

Re: PPG Omni AU or just go with oem Iron Gard paint


[ Expand ] [ View Replies ] [ Add a Reply ] [ Return to Forum ]

Posted by glennster on September 28, 2012 at 11:17:58 from (75.57.143.173):

In Reply to: PPG Omni AU or just go with oem Iron Gard paint posted by FordManiac on September 27, 2012 at 14:59:03:

first, figure what your end use will be. working tractor or trailer queen show tractor. then consider your budget. last, your skill level as a painter (throw patience in there too). for a show tractor, with a big budget, and decent painting skills, go with a base /clear. ball park 500 to 800 for materials. then 80 hours or so of prep work. if your budget is a little less, then a good single stage urethane. like the omni au or napa's crossfire. you'll need to stay in their paint line start to finish, primers, sealers, surfacers, reducers,hardeners ect, to be on the safe side and avoid any material conflicts. also, the materials are toxic as h*ll. paint suit, nitrile gloves, fresh air system, booth ect. even the new water bornes are toxic. i have heard of at least 8 painters that are having health problems from water born. it absorbs directly in the skin, so suit up accordingly. at the low end of cost is the farm and fleet type valspar alkyd enamel. it is low cost, easy to apply and really forgiving. does not have the performance of high line automotive refinishes. next up is the modifyed alkyds and then the urethane modifyed alkys. they are all industrial type coatings. they offer protection and an acceptable finish.adding hardener increases the performance of the coating, but also adds the additional isocyanates. for a nice shine with alkyds, i shoot 3 to 4 coats. first coat is a tack coat, very light just to get some color, dont need 100 percent coverage. next coat apply heavy enough to get it all filled out. final coat will be a wet coat so you get a real good shine, but not enough to run. that is a little tricky and takes practice. paint between 70 and 85 degrees with low humidity. if its humid, it will blush. you can apply the aklyds warmed up, helps with the flash time. use a pan with hot water (about 100 degrees) to get your paint temp up. lots and lots of options....


Replies:




Add a Reply

Name:
E-Mail:
Subject:

Comments:

Optional Link URL:
Link Title:
Optional Image URL:
Optional Video Title:
Optional Video Embed:

Advanced Posting Options

Email Notification: If you check this box, email will be sent to you whenever someone replies to this message. Your email address must be entered above to receive notification. This notification will be cancelled automatically after 2 weeks.



 
Advanced Posting Tools
  Upload Photo  Select Gallery Photo  Attach Serial # List 
Return to Post 
TRACTOR   PARTS TRACTOR   MANUALS
Same-Day Shipping! Most of our stocked parts ship the same day you order (M-F).  Expedited shipping available, just call!  Most prices for parts and manuals are below our competitors.  Compare our super low shipping rates!  We have the parts you need to repair your tractor.  We are a Company you can trust and have generous return policies!   Shop Online Today or call our friendly sales staff toll free (800) 853-2651. [ More Info ]

Home  |  Forums


Copyright © 1997-2014 Yesterday's Tractor Co.

All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website, including design and content, without written permission is strictly prohibited. Trade Marks and Trade Names contained and used in this Website are those of others, and are used in this Website in a descriptive sense to refer to the products of others. Use of this Web site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy

TRADEMARK DISCLAIMER: Tradenames and Trademarks referred to within Yesterday's Tractor Co. products and within the Yesterday's Tractor Co. websites are the property of their respective trademark holders. None of these trademark holders are affiliated with Yesterday's Tractor Co., our products, or our website nor are we sponsored by them. John Deere and its logos are the registered trademarks of the John Deere Corporation. Agco, Agco Allis, White, Massey Ferguson and their logos are the registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation. Case, Case-IH, Farmall, International Harvester, New Holland and their logos are registered trademarks of CNH Global N.V.

Yesterday's Tractors - Antique Tractor Headquarters