Just bought a new block from JP salvage

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Re: Just bought a new block from JP salvage

Postby Bob Allard » Thu Mar 07, 2024 8:16 am

The orange “paint” would be the Glyptol, that was used as a coating on all cast parts. Keep it on.

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Re: Just bought a new block from JP salvage

Postby Jim Becker » Thu Mar 07, 2024 11:19 am

To me, the orange looks more like actual orange paint than cheap red that is faded. Some is showing on the rockshaft which is not a cast part. Maybe it was a highway mower or something else that called for orange paint. The relevant question is the color of the bottom layer.


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