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Old 02-26-2014, 09:43 PM
CNeubauer CNeubauer is offline
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As far as I know CNH is still selling Valspar paint through dealers but it's important to remember that that's not the same paint used in factories. I've had good luck with Iron Gaurd paint and have used several dozen gallons of it but I prefer urethane paint for jobs that warrant the extra expense. The hood panel below was painted with Iron Gaurd Gloss Red with a Gardner and sprayed with a good HVLP gun.

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Old 02-26-2014, 10:04 PM
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Is that wet sanded and buffed out?? Looks nice...that iron gard does have a good shine, and lays nice with minimal peel, like you said; with a decent gun.. i too like urethanes and bc-cc over single stage, but im not spending like that on a tractor thats going to mow and plow and take tree branches and such..i remember starting out spraying gravity boxes and other implements, was always enamels...urethanes are too hard for that abuse and just cost too much for equipment..always something to see them all faded out 5yrs later though!!! Paints have come a long way though...i hear even the waterborne paints are really good...the future...thanks again e.p.a.....
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Old 03-04-2014, 07:35 PM
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just thought I would share this I tried a rattle can on a old plow I have I'm very impress with it seems to be durable it's hard to scratch very hard!! I will post pics ASAP of the plow
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Old 03-14-2014, 01:50 AM
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Default Valspar on Amazon

Stumbled onto 6 packs the other day. At $5.77 a can, I don't think I can go wrong. White and red will be out of stock for a couple months. Still have 2 yellows, for now.

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Old 04-28-2014, 05:11 PM
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Drove the 40 miles to Titan Machine in Marshall MN today( Was going that way anyways.) They had the Rouge 2150 in gallons and quarts. No luck on Federal yellow or 935 white. Waited my turn on the busy parts counter. Has been raining a lot the last couple days. Lots of farmers getting parts. Asked about Federal yellow and 935 white in Gallon or quart. NLA. Only available in rattle can.
Since I was there, paid $67.50 for the gallon of 2150 (future farmall cub repaint)
Can of Federal yellow and white rattle can $9.95 each
Plus MN state sales tax!

Does anyone have a dealer with Iron Guard Yellow or White?

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Old 09-02-2017, 11:29 PM
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Originally Posted by john hall View Post
I've used Rust-Oleum industrial spray paint in cans from Lowes. Not much color selection but appears to be good stuff as far as spray cans go. I wouldn't hesitate to use the black on frames and engines of working equipment. I painted a metal handrail with it and after 2 years it is still looking great. If I were making a trailer queen, I'd consider shooting everything with automotive paint from a spray gun.
I painted 2 trucks with that paint, aside from fade with it it was dang near scratch proof and chip proof. Used both trucks for about 7 years before they went to new owners and the paint was still good
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Old 11-25-2017, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by J-Mech View Post
Why does everyone want to try the "cheap" paints when the real colors are still available from the dealers?
I can give you insight on that question.
When faced with redoing something we always try to use the cheapest stuff we can find and not considering quality. Then when it don't turn out we ball about it.
Well that's why China has all the manufacturing.People are to cheap to pay up for good quality products. I'll stop here before I step on toes. But think about it. I don't want to
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Old 11-25-2017, 03:05 PM
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It isn't always that someone "wants" to buy cheap paint, sometimes it's really the only way, 'cause when you go to the grocery store and a weeks worth of groceries for a family of 3 is over $150, plus all the other monthly bills, ya don't always have a choice if you want to have a little hobby. Just sayin'.
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Old 12-03-2017, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by DieselDoctor View Post
It isn't always that someone "wants" to buy cheap paint, sometimes it's really the only way, 'cause when you go to the grocery store and a weeks worth of groceries for a family of 3 is over $150, plus all the other monthly bills, ya don't always have a choice if you want to have a little hobby. Just sayin'.

Agreed! It's just a hobby, most of us are not do restorations as much as making stuff look a little bit better than it was and keeping the rust off!
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