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Re: Paint Job

Postby Gary Dotson » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:21 am

You want "Die cut" decals

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Re: Paint Job

Postby Dale Finch » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:29 am

I believe the last time I priced any of the emblems (aftermarket ones are available), the McCORMICK emblems were about $40 each and the FARMALL CUB emblems were over $100 each.

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Re: Paint Job

Postby Glen » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:30 pm

Hi,
The hood and grille styles changed through the years. IH used name stickers on the sides of the hoods from 1947 - late 1954, the hoods had the 3 ribs on each side.
Then from late 1954 - 1958 they used the metal names, with little pins on the back, that push into the little holes in the hood to hold them on. They also used a metal IH emblem on the front of the hood.
Here is a page from the Cub parts book showing the styles of the first 2 hoods and grilles, it shows the serial numbers when they were made.

http://www.farmallcub.info/manuals/cub_ ... 000-11.jpg

TM Tractor sells the new grille, and the McCormick name plate, but not the Farmall Cub name plate. They have the front IH emblem too. Here are listings below. :)

http://www.tmtractor.com/new/tg/173fp.htm

http://www.tmtractor.com/new/tg/6728fp.htm

http://www.tmtractor.com/new/tg/776fp.htm

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Re: Paint Job

Postby ajhbike » Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:08 am

Thanks, I am going the economical route...I don' want to spend a third of what I bought the tractor for for 4 mblems (I have the front IH) and grills. Will use the die cut vinyls and i am painting the 1/4 x 1/4 grill and it will be fine.

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Re: Paint Job

Postby ajhbike » Fri Apr 28, 2017 9:12 am

how do you all get that beautiful red shine on some of the pictures I see. Man they look beautiful. I ain't gettin' that with spray cans I guess

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Re: Paint Job

Postby Urbish » Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:04 am

ajhbike wrote:how do you all get that beautiful red shine on some of the pictures I see. Man they look beautiful. I ain't gettin' that with spray cans I guess


Nope, you gotta use a spray gun and two-part paint in a clean, wind-proof environment. Extensive surface prep is paramount too. Good paint over a lumpy/pitted surface will still look lumpy and pitted when you are done.

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Re: Paint Job

Postby Dusty B » Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:39 pm

Using painted background for mine and keeping the metal badging!! Doing the cream first and w/just mask it off. Definitely like the metal emblems!! JM2CW! Dusty B
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