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Parade beauty....
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Clipper    Posted 06-01-2004 at 04:18:09       [Reply]  [No Email]

It was a joy to drive her....

KellyGa    Posted 06-01-2004 at 08:13:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Beautiful, just beautiful.

DD    Posted 06-01-2004 at 07:37:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
She sure is Pretty : )

Willy-N    Posted 06-01-2004 at 06:52:02       [Reply]  [No Email]
Clipper that Farmall sure looks nice! The red paint sure stands out!! Great job on it. Mark H.

whew dawgies!    Posted 06-01-2004 at 05:51:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
purdy tractor. cant see you loanin it to us to bushog them pesky gum tree saplins? can we?
all that hardner oaught to keep it from getting scratched any. shore would be a help.


Alias    Posted 06-01-2004 at 05:29:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
Clipper, there was a restored 48 H just down the road from me for sale. The price tag was $3500.00. But, it looked sick compared to yours. He musta sprayed it with some original 1948 farmall paint. cause it didn't shine nowhere near as much as yours......gfp

Clipper    Posted 06-01-2004 at 05:43:51       [Reply]  [No Email]
Research shows that IH/Farmall did not use a hardener in the factory paint they used on their tractors....the result was a low gloss and quick fade of the paint. I used IH paint on mine but it is a acrylic enamel and I added a good amount of hardner for the high-gloss effect. :^)

At $80 per quart I used over 2 gallons of paint on the old gal....course it will be 30 years afore I have to paint her again too! :^)

Bob/Ont    Posted 06-01-2004 at 06:08:11       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Well clipper back in those days the tractors had to work and very few people polished them up. The one exception was our neighbour who farmed for a hobby. He sure kept his Super WD6TA looking like new. That was the finest tractor I ever saw. He wouldn't even let the hired man use it or any one else. We bought a lot of his stuff when he sold out. When we where forage harvesting hay he came over with it and forcefully insisted we use it because it had live pto. He was funny that way.
Later Bob

Clipper    Posted 06-01-2004 at 06:42:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
My Grand-daddy had 2 Farmall Super H's he used on the family farm....he was a fanatic about keeping them tractors clean and polished as well....he had a hired hand whose ONLY full-time job was to maintain the farm equipment and keep everything running and looking like new.Those tractors of his worked over 600 acres of Louisiana bottom land....they always looked like they had just rolled off the production line too. :^)

Bob/Ont    Posted 06-01-2004 at 07:34:36       [Reply]  [No Email]
Clipper, it's amazing howmany of those Farmalls are still working in the south. They where most popular down there up here we had more W series than Farmalls, W6 the most popular, W4 about the same or a bit less and some W9's. In the west the W9 was most popular because of farm size.
Later Bob

Rajah from Delhi    Posted 06-01-2004 at 04:46:16       [Reply]  [No Email]
A verry verry Good Morning to you Mr Clipper. That is an attractivly decorated nice red tractor you have in front of your haircutting shop I must say. Where you out riding on it when everyone was so concerned about your absents yesterday?

Clipper    Posted 06-01-2004 at 04:52:38       [Reply]  [No Email]
Morning "Diaper King"....yep I rode her in our Town Memorial Day Parade.....looks better than a camel dontcha think???? :^)

Rajah from Delhi    Posted 06-01-2004 at 04:59:49       [Reply]  [No Email]
Mr. Clipper I once did ride an Elephant in a parade back home.

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