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Associated Hired Man~ original finish???


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Old 09-29-2009, 11:13:34 AM
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Photo Associated Hired Man~ original finish???

I've been cleaning the grease and crud off of this little Hired man all morning and I'm amazed at how much paint is still there!!! It LOOKS like the original finish, but it's hard to tell...I've never seen one with this much paint left after all this time...It was COVERED with grease, and I don't see any other paint beneath this coat...Whadaya' think?...Could this be the real deal???...If not, it must have been repainted a llooooooong time ago and then worked a lot to cake that much gunk on it. There is very little wear on the belt pulley, it looks like someting was pulling off of the off side flywheel.
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