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When I first went to work cleaning and repairing my 64 Landlord 8 yrs. ago I noticed the bottom of the tank & battery wells were rusty and had a layer of general scuz in them. I wanted to undercoat them but never have had good luck with the commercial coatings. I remembered I had a bucket of foundation coating so I cut the coating about 50% with diesel fuel and applied it to the bottom of each well. Now 8 yrs. later it looks almost as good as the day I painted it in there. I dont believe it gets real hard...sort of stays flexible. Once its dry gas spills haven't affected it either. I do have a chunk of rubber roofing material under the battery just for good measure. My Allis 314 just got that treatment today. Just thought I'd toss the idea out amongst ya. Dick

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Forgot to mention, if you use this concotion allow LOTS of time to dry. Best done when the tractor is going to be layed up for at least a week or two. Maybe different brands of foundation coatings dry at faster rates, I don't know............Dick

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if you use foundation asphalt or tar, allow 3 days to dry. i am trying this epoxy red spray paint that different manufacturers use to protect electrical connections.....chadmb [A href='http://chadmb.tripod.com']http://chadmb.tripod.com[/a]

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