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Re: Plow restoration

Postby baldwindiesel » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:40 pm

I use Plow Guard paint on my moldboards. It appears to have graphite in it and coats very well and dries fast . You don't have to clean it off before plowing either. Available in spray or brush on.

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Re: Plow restoration

Postby J3 Driver » Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:07 pm

I’ve borrowed a product for the aviation world. LPS3. It’s a lubricant that really sticks to what it is sprayed on to. Protects my brinly plow in between plowing seasons.
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Re: Plow restoration

Postby Urbish » Thu Jul 27, 2017 4:29 am

I can vouch for LPS 3 as well. When I worked in tool & die, we used it to coat machined metal surfaces and protect them from rusting. LPS 1 and 2 are good products as well if you can find them.

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Re: Plow restoration

Postby eiebe » Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:09 pm

I personally didn't like the ace international blue so I picked out their safety blue tons brighter but I like the contrast. Yes I know now not to paint the point, moldboard, and Colter and for rust prevention I've been using chainsaw bar oil no rust so far and it's been out side for a bit now
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Realizing my mistake on painting the moldboard and point
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Re: Plow restoration

Postby WaMoo » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:13 pm

Looks great! It's your plow so you can paint it any color you want!
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Re: Plow restoration

Postby Lorisfarmer » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:27 am

I just restored my 193 plow also. I used Majic Tractor, Truck, and Implement paint in a rattle can. Self etching primer first. I used Ford Blue. I couldn't really see the difference. I found the correct McCormick decal on Binderbooks (http://www.binderbooks.com/images/decal ... H-M9RV.jpg), check it out. For the stencil, I bought a kit on ebay and used IH Yellow in a rattle can. My moldboard is a Chattanooga Plow Company - looks like yours may be a Plow Chief. If you're interested, here's a link to a Plow Chief decal from Maple Hunter (http://www.maplehunterdecalsindiana.com/plowchief.aspx). Your plow looks great, by the way. Anyway, here's my plow:
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Re: Plow restoration

Postby T-Mo » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:05 am

Guys, your plows look great.

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Re: Plow restoration

Postby Randy Tuura » Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:00 pm

Chipmaker wrote:You can paint it whatever color you want but pretty sure they were all blue. No since in painting the moldboard or coulter wheel if you intend to use it, it will just wear off. They are only shiny after use, rust soon takes over after use.


My Uncle John coated all the tillage parts that came in contact with the soil with a heavy black grease. I'm thinking #90 gear grease but I don't know for sure. It was heavy enough it didn't drip off in the Indiana heat.
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