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40-60 series grille screen prep for painting

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Al L. in Wisc.

10-13-2017 05:13:14




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Good morning American's, it's Friday!

A delivery brought me a jewel bulb, dash and valve cover cap head bolts and a grille screen for my Farmall 340. I know Farmallhal ordered stuph :lol: from Pilot Knob Restoration, where this delivery originated from. My ? would there be specific prep before I spray can the IH 'cream on my screen? The five square per inch looks cool. Enjoy your day folks!

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gab

10-13-2017 11:26:05




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 Re: 40-60 series grille screen prep for painting in reply to Al L. in Wisc., 10-13-2017 05:13:14  
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Wax and grease remover. Pilot knob restoration is a cool place on the bluffs above the Mississippi river south of Galena Illinois, would of been a nice road trip this time of the year to pick up your parts in person. Just a few miles up river from the ski lodge.

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Janicholson

10-13-2017 07:32:10




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 Re: 40-60 series grille screen prep for painting in reply to Al L. in Wisc., 10-13-2017 05:13:14  
I would also degrease the screen before priming to assure that waxy material is removed. Jim



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farmallhal

10-13-2017 06:34:34




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 Re: 40-60 series grille screen prep for painting in reply to Al L. in Wisc., 10-13-2017 05:13:14  
When I restored my 240 we just painted everything, the screen and grille, with epoxy primer before the white/cream paint and it has held up nicely. I think the painter also cleaned any residual oily substance off the screen before it was primed with some sort of cleaning agent, Hal.



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rustred

10-13-2017 05:46:49




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 Re: 40-60 series grille screen prep for painting in reply to Al L. in Wisc., 10-13-2017 05:13:14  
i would just prime it first.



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