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Old 09-02-2016, 12:02 PM   #15
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Looks pretty close to what my brother is doing up for me. I plan to glass-bead-blast the inside of the lettering to remove the machining marks and more closely approximate the original sand cast pieces.
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Old 09-03-2016, 06:48 PM   #16
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Put me down for one to replace the one that somebody nabbed off my coach in storage. Grrrr!
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Old 09-12-2016, 04:42 PM   #17
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It will shine up nice! I flooded ours with paint. Looks real nice on the trailer with olympic rivets. I think they will hold better than the pop rivets.
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Old 09-12-2016, 05:05 PM   #18
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Those look great! What did you use for paint?

I might take mine off and restore them...wondering how/what to polish them up with. I always wondered if the faded red paint in the border was original.
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Old 09-13-2016, 03:12 PM   #19
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I polished with White clay bar, then with Red Clay and finally with mothers. The paint was Rustoleum sprayed in the cap, soaked a soft bristol brush and flooded it several times. You can still see some etching but then again, I'm content! :-)
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Old 01-07-2017, 01:04 PM   #20
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I have an original pair I purchased a few years ago I may be willing to part with. or split if people just need one. in super condition. I will dig them out and post pics. I have no idea of value I guess highest bidder wins.
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