I FINALLY painted my Trac Vac!!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by The Lawn Boy Pro, Oct 9, 2003.

  1. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Well, It was gettin rusty and sun faded, and light rusty brown just wasnt lookin veryood with a red mower. SOOOOO, I got out a random orbit sander, attached it to a shop vac, put some 60 grit on, and sanded away. Got all the rust and scraches nice and smooth, then went out and bought a couple cans of red medium-gloss spray paint. Heres the Before pic:

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  2. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Here it is AFTER! Notice: NO RUST!!! All in 1 1/2 hours (plus dry time)

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  3. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    It was out working already, so its already gettin a few scraches and dust covered. But it looked purdeee when I got done paintig it! Heres another:

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  4. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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  5. Leaping

    Leaping LawnSite Member
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    How old is that?
     
  6. wriken

    wriken LawnSite Silver Member
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    Looks good:)
     
  7. The Lawn Boy Pro

    The Lawn Boy Pro LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I think its a 94 or 95
     
  8. Leaping

    Leaping LawnSite Member
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    Looks good.
     
  9. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
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    Great Pics!
     
  10. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
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    looks great. A little bit of paint goes a long way for appearance
     

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