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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:02 pm

Had a pretty productive weekend with Rex '48.

The governor is ready to go.
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The left final drive painted both sides. Fully ready for installation. Waiting for seals for the right final drive.
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Torque Tube and Transmission - Two coats of primer - two coats of paint - on every part of Rex '48 so far.
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Will be putting this drive together this week - just waiting on seals
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 11:52 am

A great Monday - Seals came in and this is finished painted - 2 Coats Primer - 3 Coats Paint.

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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby Hengy » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:08 pm

Nice!!! Shines great!
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby RUSSALL » Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:39 pm

Looks great Ken.

My question is, have you reached the " Golden Moment Of Turn-Around" ?

That is, have you gotten to the point when you finish taking things apart and begin to
put it back together ?


Russ


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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:52 pm

RUSSALL wrote:Looks great Ken.

My question is, have you reached the " Golden Moment Of Turn-Around" ?
That is, have you gotten to the point when you finish taking things apart and begin to
put it back together ?
Russ
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The Golden Moment of Turn-Around has arrived - Just this afternoon.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby artjh » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:46 pm

Ken, looks great!, I've been through this thread several times looking for info on your painting method. What kind of painting gun and are you using IH 2150? Can't wait to see the finished product. Thanks for any info .... art

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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby IHfarmer » Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:16 pm

I was wondering the same thing.
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Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:41 pm

artjh wrote:Ken, looks great!, I've been through this thread several times looking for info on your painting method. What kind of painting gun and are you using IH 2150? Can't wait to see the finished product. Thanks for any info .... art


IHfarmer wrote:I was wondering the same thing.
Rich


If ya'll promise not to laugh - I'll tell you how I've painted Rex and the reasons why. Promise? :D :D

Art et al, While I have a Campbell Hausfeld HVLP sprayer - I don't have the shop setup to use it. Believe it or not, I've done this whole job - one rattle can of IH 2150 Red at a time. Every nut, bolt, lock washer, spring, etc, has been individually sand blasted and painted by hand - one piece at a time.

I only have a single car shop to house everything for this job - tools, clean parts, blasting cabinet, tool box, benches - etc. It makes for quite a logistically planning process. I have made special wire hooks to hang all the parts for spraying outside and drying inside, a lazy susan painting stand and a bolt spray station.

Thanks all for following my post and asking your question.

Now stop laughing :D
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1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 5:45 am

Got this seated into position and held with temporary bolts last evening. I need to get replacement bolts - the originals had rusted quite badly and some of them twisted off during tear-down.

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1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:28 am

A bit more IH 2150 Red.

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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby Xperimental » Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:51 am

I have got to ask. How many cans of paint are needed to paint a Cub at this level? Thanks for sharing all the details and pictures. I have learned a lot from your posts about this project. The Cub looks wonderful.

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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:46 am

Xperimental wrote:I have got to ask. How many cans of paint are needed to paint a Cub at this level? Thanks for sharing all the details and pictures. I have learned a lot from your posts about this project. The Cub looks wonderful.


It will be about 22-25 cans of IH 2150 Iron Guard Red and about 20 cans Primer. I'm keeping track, I'm publishing a spreadsheet when I am done for the all in parts and all.

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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby Bill Hudson » Tue Sep 10, 2013 11:47 am

PVF1799 wrote:... I'm keeping track, I'm publishing a spreadsheet when I am done for the all in parts and all.

Ken


Now that will be interesting. Are you going to have Rex at Cecil's or am I going to have to stop by for a private showing? :) :)

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197x IH 990 Haybine
1994 JD 5320 Diesel
Attachments: Woods 42F Fast Hitch, L38 Disc Fast Hitch, F11 Plow Fast Hitch, Land Plow, Snow Plow, Grader Blade, Planter w/Fertilizer, Cultivators, Hilling Disks, Sickle Bar Mower(2), IH 7' Sickle Bar Mower, Flail Mower and 5' International Belly Mower.
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby PVF1799 » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:56 pm

Bill - Rex will NOT be ready for Cecil's :big crying: This is taking way more time than I thought it would. Private showings are available on request. :D
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Re: My Restoration of Rex '48 - #21005

Postby Bill Hudson » Tue Sep 10, 2013 1:01 pm

You just may get a request. :lol: :lol:

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