Touch up painting of equip.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Toroguy, Jun 2, 2001.

  1. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    Does anyone touch up the paint on their mowers?

    Any tips for a brand or color for my Exmark, obviously "red" but if anyone has had a decent color match experience I would appreciate it. I just want to touch up the non-discharge side of the deck.

    Thanks!
     
  2. oneEXMARKfan

    oneEXMARKfan Banned
    Messages: 254

    I was going to ask the same thing a week or two ago, but I figured that my dealer could get Exmark red. Going to paint my 36"Deere this winter to match the Exmark.I got some places on my 48" I need to touch up, on the left side of the deck.
     
  3. lawnboykb

    lawnboykb LawnSite Member
    Messages: 51

    We just find cheap paint that come as close to the color that we can. After about a day with all the dirt and grass stains no one can ever tell.
     
  4. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    i have a can that came from exmark
    EX 850337 RED SPRAY S/N 102,000
    850337
    THIS IS ALL THAT WRITTEN ON THE CAN MADE BY PRECISION COLOR.
    i painted mine when i bought it used. looked good as new with a couple decals added. later
     
  5. Toroguy

    Toroguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,075

    Thanks guys, I want to paint tomorrow, so I'll buy the closest shade to it. I will order the exmark paint for my future touch-ups or to cover my current project if needed.

    Thanks for the part number awm!
     
  6. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,056

    Yea just buy a close match at the hardware store, I went in and picked up a can of orange for the scag, got the bill at the end of the month the dealers price for "special paint to match scag equipment" 13.00 a can....
     
  7. JML

    JML LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 415

    Lesco has touch-up paint for Lesco mowers. Its a pretty good match too..
     
  8. summitgroundskeeping

    summitgroundskeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    This won't match your paint, but I use this N@P@ rubberizer. It's a brownish-black color. I put it a places that would get scratched up. It isn't too durable, but if you keep applying it every week, your stuff should look okay.
     
  9. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 822

    I use International red for touch up on my exmarks.
     
  10. accuratelawn

    accuratelawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 922

    You guys have time to paint machines this time of year??
    Get out and find some more accounts.
     

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