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Bern

08-18-2018 21:56:28




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I just saw this pic on another ag site. Did the guy who restored this 6000 use two different colors between the hood and the front casting, or is this what gray gloss does on two different types of metal? (the front end is cast iron like on an 8000). I see a similar effect, to a lesser extent, between the cast iron rear wheel and the steel rim.

Are my eyes playing tricks on me? I can't imagine that the owner used two different colors intentionally.

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1950MFD

08-21-2018 20:56:50




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 Re: Paint contrast in reply to Bern, 08-18-2018 21:56:28  
Id still find room in the shed for it



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Kirk-NJ

08-19-2018 05:55:32




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 Re: Paint contrast in reply to Bern, 08-18-2018 21:56:28  
I have run across this before with "factory Match" ford paint for the dealer. Bought the same paint with the same numbers on the can at the ford dealer to paint a front wheel on my 950, Same number but later color. On another note I just picked a Jub and PO told me it's the right color. It was too orange like the later X01 series. If you look close on the can factory match red from 1939/1962. I guess even ford didn't know the red didn't come out until the the 8n.

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08-19-2018 05:48:33




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 Re: Paint contrast in reply to Bern, 08-18-2018 21:56:28  
I could see myself forgetting what paint I got last time and getting something different and being sure that I got the same, LOL.



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Dollar Bill

08-19-2018 00:49:23




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 Re: Paint contrast in reply to Bern, 08-18-2018 21:56:28  
You're seeing fine - Looks like painter used two different shades of white.



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