Painting Wheels

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Model T Ford Forum: Forum 2009: Painting Wheels
Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Steven Augustinovich on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 - 08:10 am:

I found this interesting in my quest of how they did this way back when.
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Jack up the front end and spray the two front wheels with M127 Black Pyroxylin.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Ricks - Surf City on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 - 08:41 am:

My Mama always said it was against the law to paint wood ladders, as it would hide rot. Why wasn't there the same law for wheels?

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Seth Harbuck - Shreveport, LA on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 - 08:59 am:

1. Lawyers weren't out-of-control then like they are now.

and,

2. Painting them allowed them to use oak without the customer knowing it if the price of shagbark hickory jumped for some reason.

Sorry, I just couldn't resist. :-)

Seth


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jem Bowkett on Tuesday, December 08, 2009 - 08:59 am:

I love the masking on that photo - overspray everywhere!


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