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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Denny Clayton » Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:57 am

Yep, that's yellar alright. Lookin' good. Your trailer almost looks like a twin to mine.

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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Rob in NH » Sun Apr 01, 2012 9:13 am

that is looking real good clint.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Joey » Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:58 pm

Clint,

How did you prep the surfaces and what kind of paint did you use? I'm getting ready to rebuild my engine and I was wondering how you cleaned yours.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Clint Carter » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:24 pm

it was first sand blasted then tore completly apart to get all of the sand out and repaired. then put back together, all but the small parts. I took a wire brush on a drill to any spots that had any dirt or surffest rust. For the oil spots i used paint thinner or starter fluid and a rag to clean off, then paint it. I used Case IH paint. Over all it cost less to use it. Thought it would cost more.
A gallon cost me $60 or $65.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby BullDAWG » Mon Apr 02, 2012 12:54 am

nice job on the restro-rebuild, what size rear tires are those they looked wide to me...
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Buzzard Wing » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:03 am

I like the CaseIH paint a lot. I did find the yeller to be quite a bit more money than red or white when I recently bought paint. Must be something precious in the pigment??
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby Clint Carter » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:09 am

BullDAWG wrote:nice job on the restro-rebuild, what size rear tires are those they looked wide to me...


rear tire size is 8.3
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) Added Pics

Postby 'Country' Elliott » Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:29 pm

Hey Clint...Very NICE job so far :D Lookin' forward to seein' the finished product :wink: ...'Country'
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby Clint Carter » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:25 pm

Well It took a lot longer then i wanted it to but it is all done. It has been for a little bit now but i just now have had the time to get the pics and post them on here. sorry it took this long. some of you may have seen it in the fall at the Hog Waller or a pic of it there, But i did not wont to leave this post with no ending so Here it is. I had some good and some bad times on this one. Dont know if i will ever sandblast one again or not Lot Of Work but i think it was worth it in the end. I am happy with the out come and hope to do another one soon.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby Georgia Boy » Tue Jan 01, 2013 4:36 pm

Looking Good Clint. Nice Job!
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby beaconlight » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:11 pm

Looks good Clint. All those bits and pieces fitting together.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby Rob in NH » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:15 pm

that came out really nice clint, nice job.
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Postby walt thomason » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:49 pm

Looks real good Clint nice job
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby Denny Clayton » Tue Jan 01, 2013 5:49 pm

Looks great, Clint.
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Re: Arm & a Leg (update) (All Finshed) Added Pics

Postby Tezell » Tue Jan 01, 2013 6:48 pm

Very nice job Clint!

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