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Bolens Paint color codes?


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Default Bolens Paint color codes?

I did a few searches but did not find how to match my paint.
I do not have good material to try and match paint so I was wondering if any one has color codes?
I can spray, brush, and use rattle cans.
The colors I think I need for this Bolens 800 are:
Cordovan for most of body and frame,
Off White or Creme for hood and fenders and wheels,
Red for the hubs and seat,
Green for the mower deck.
I will use high temp rattle cans for the engine and it shows as being black.
Any help would be great!
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Default Re: Bolens Paint color codes?

The Yahoo Bolens Tractor Club has links for alot of Bolens sites that are very useful.

Jim

below is an example

Date : March 24, 1965 Bulletin No 6

To: all Bolens dealers
Subject : Bolens touch-up for 1964-1965 equipment


1716201 Yellow 12 Oz. Spray Can 1716210 Beige (Off-White) 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716202 Yellow 1 Pint Can 1716211 Beige (Off-White) 1 Pint Can
1716203 Yellow 1 Quart Can 1716212 Beige (Off-White) 1 Quart Can

1716204 Red 12 Oz. Spray Can 1716213 Green 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716205 Red 1 Pint Can 1716214 Green 1 Pint Can
1716206 Red 1 Quart Can 1716215 Green 1 Quart Can

1716207 Flat Black 12 Oz. Spray Can 1716216 Cordovan 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716208 Flat Black 1 Pint Can 1716217 Cordovan 1 Pint Can
1716209 Flat Black 1 Quart Can 1716218 Cordovan 1 Quart Can

Important : To obtain the true color and correct drying mixture, shake all new 12 Oz. spray cans vigorously (minimum 5 minutes) before using the first time as color and drying for the life of the can are established at this time.

1964-1965 Model Color Chart
MODEL COLORS USED MODEL COLORS USED
910 Lawn Keeper B, FB, R 18440 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
930 Estate Keeper B, FB, R 18441 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
18446 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
19101 Rotary Mower G 18447 Front Reel Mower G
19301 Reel Mower G 18449 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
19302 Snow Caster B, Y 18457 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
19303 Rotary Mower G 18514 Snow Caster B, Y
19304 Snow Plow Blade Y 18516 Snow Caster B, Y
19307 38" Rotary Mower G 18532 Snow Plow Blade Y
18610 Rotary Tiller R
18901 Dump Box R, B
180 Husky 600 B, C
181 Husky 600 W/E1. S. B, C
188 Husky 800 W/E1. S. B, C 8333 Orbit-Air Del. Mower B, G
189 Husky 900 W/E1. S B, C 8335 Orbit-Air P.P. Mower B, G
190 Husky 1000 W/E1. S. B, C 8724 Suburban Mower 24" B, FB, R
8726 Suburban Mower 26" B, FB, R
532 Artic 40 Sno-Caster B, FB, Y 2041 Mustang Tiller B, R
536 Artic 60 Sno-Caster B, FB, Y 2101 Super Mustang Tiller B, R



Color Code
B - Beige G - Green
C - Cordovan R - Red
FB - Flat Black Y - Yellow

Very truly yours,
Gordon W. Peters
Parts Manager GWP/oed

GWP/oed

Parts Bulletin
Date : December 3, 1965
Bulletin No 9
To: all Bolens dealers
Subject : Bolens enamel for 1966 production models*


1716201 Yellow 12 Oz. Spray Can 1716216 Cordovan 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716202 Yellow 1 Pint Can 1716217 Cordovan 1 Pint Can
1716203 Yellow 1 Quart Can 1716218 Cordovan 1 Quart Can

1716207 Flat Black 12 Oz. Spray Can 1718171 Red 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716208 Flat Black 1 Pint Can 1718172 Red 1 Pint Can
1716209 Flat Black 1 Quart Can 1718173 Red 1 Quart Can

1716213 Green 12 Oz. Spray Can 1718174 Beige (Off-White) 12 Oz. Spray Can
1716214 Green 1 Pint Can 1718175 Beige (Off-White) 1 Pint Can
1716215 Green 1 Quart Can 1718176 Beige (Off-White) 1 Quart Can

Important : To obtain the true color and correct drying mixture, shake all new 12 Oz. spray cans vigorously (minimum 5 minutes) before using the first time as color and drying for the life of the can are established at this time.

*Note : There has been a change in the color shade of red and beige used on the 1966 production models. See Parts Bulletin No. 6 dated March 24, 1965 for 1965 production colors.




1966 Model Color Chart

MODEL COLORS USED MODEL COLORS USED
910 Lawn Keeper B, FB, R 184 Husky 650 B, C , R
930 Estate Keeper B, FB, R 185 Husky 650 W/E1. S. B, C, R
191 Husky 850 W/E1. S. B, C, R
19101 Rotary Mower G 192 Husky 1050 W/E1. S. B, C, R
19102 Rotary Mower G
19105 Snow Plow Y 16459 Dump Box R, B, C
18442 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
930 Estate Keeper B, FB, R 18447 Front Reel Mower G
18449 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
19301 Reel Mower G 18457 Ctr. Rotary Mower G
19302 Snow Caster B, Y 18514 Snow Caster B, Y
19303 Rotary Mower G 18516 Snow Caster B, Y
19304 Snow Plow Blade Y 18532 Snow Plow Blade Y
19307 38" Rotary Mower G 18610 Rotary Tiller R
18614 Rotary Tiller R
535 Artic 40 Sno-Caster B, FB, Y
536 Artic 60 Sno-Caster B, FB, Y 8334 Orbit-Air DeluxeMower B, G
8335 Orbit-Air P.P. Mower B, G

2042 Mustang Tiller B, R 8725 Suburban Mower 24" B, FB, R
2101 Super Mustang Tiller B, R 8727 Suburban Mower 26" B, FB, R




Color Code
B - Beige G - Green
C - Cordovan R - Red
FB - Flat Black Y - Yellow




Parts Bulletin
Date : June 21, 1967
Bulletin No 17
To: all Bolens dealers
Subject : Bolens paint for 1967 production models

Color Spray No. Pint No. Quart No.
Yellow 1719209 1719210 1719211
Flat Black 1716207 1716208 1716209
Green 1716213 1716214 1716215
Cordovan 1716216 1716217 1716218
Red 1718171 1718172 1718173
* Beige 1718174 1718175 1718176
** Beige 1720215 1720216 1720217
* Used on 1966 to June 1967 Production.
** Used starting June 1967 Production. (Slightly darker than above.)

See Parts Bulletin No. 6 and No. 9 for 1965 and 1966 colors

Important : To obtain the true color and correct drying mixture, shake all new 12 Oz. spray cans vigorously (minimum 5 minutes) before using the first time as color and drying for the life of the can are established at this time.

Please note color shade changes. There has been a change in the color shade of yellow (lighter) used on late 1966 and 1967 models and also a change in the shade of beige (slightly darker) begining in June 1967.






1967 Unit Colors 1967 Attachment colors
Husky Tractors Beige-Cordovan-Red Reel Mowers Green
Lawn Keeper Beige-Black-Red Rotary Mowers Green
Estate Keeper Beige-Black-Yellow Rotary Tillers Red
Mustang Tillers Beige-Red Snow-Casters Yellow-Beige
Orbit Air Mowers Beige-Green Sbow Blade Yellow
Suburban Mowers Beige-Red
Artic Sno-Casters Beige-Black-Yellow



Industrial GK and Attachments
* Yellow 1716201 1716202 1716203
Black 1716207 1716208 1716209
* Same as used on lawn units prior to the 1967 yellow listed above.



Parts Bulletin
Date : February 15, 1968
Bulletin No 20
To: all Bolens dealers
Subject : Bolens paint for 1968 production models


Color Spray No. Pint No. Quart No.
Yellow 1719209 1719210 1719211
Flat Black 1716207 1716208 1716209
Green 1716213 1716214 1716215
Cordovan 1716216 1716217 1716218
Red 1718171 1718172 1718173
* Beige 1718174 1718175 1718176
** Beige 1720215 1720216 1720217

* Used on 1966 to June 1967 Production.
** Used starting June 1967 Production. (Slightly darker than above.)

See Parts Bulletin No. 6 & 9 & 17 for 1965 and 1966 and 1967 colors

Important : To obtain the true color and correct drying mixture, shake all new 12 Oz. spray cans vigorously (minimum 5 minutes) before using the first time as color and drying for the life of the can are established at this time.

Please note color shade changes. There has been a change in the color shade of yellow (lighter) used on late 1966 and 1967 models and also a change in the shade of beige (slightly darker) begining in June 1967.




1968 Unit Colors 1968 Attachment colors
Husky Tractors Beige-Cordovan-Red Reel Mowers Green
Lawn Keeper Beige-Black-Red Rotary Mowers Green
Estate Keeper Beige-Black-Yellow Rotary Tillers Red
Mustang Tillers Beige-Red Snow-Casters Yellow-Beige
Orbit Air Mowers Beige-Green Sbow Blade Yellow
Suburban Mowers Beige-Red
Artic Sno-Casters Beige-Black-Yellow




Industrial GK and Attachments
* Yellow 1716201 1716202 1716203
Black 1716207 1716208 1716209
* Same as used on lawn units prior to the 1967 yellow listed above.





Parts Bulletin
Date : Decembre 3, 1968
Bulletin No 20
To: all Bolens dealers
Subject : Bolens paint for 1969 production models


Color Spray No. Pint No. Quart No.
Yellow 1719209 1719210 1719211
Flat Black 1716207 1716208 1716209
Green 1716213 1716214 1716215
Cordovan 1716216 1716217 1716218
Red 1721359 1721360 1721361
Beige 1721337 1721338 1721339

Please note color shade changes. There has been a change in the color shade of red (darker) in the shade of beige (darker).
See Parts Bulletin No. 20 for 1968 colors

Important : Shake all new spray cans vigorously (minimum 5 minutes) before using the first time as color and drying for the life of the can are established at this time.




1969 Unit Colors 1969 Attachment colors
Husky Tractors Beige-Cordovan-Red Reel Mowers Green
Lawn Keeper Yellow-Black-Beige Rotary Mowers Red
Estate Keeper Beige-Black-Yellow Rotary Tillers Red
Mustang Tillers Beige-Red Snow-Casters Yellow-Beige
Orbit Air Mowers Beige-Green Sbow Blade Yellow
Suburban Mowers Beige-Red
Artic Sno-Casters Beige-Black-Red

Sprint Snowmobile Red-Black
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Try Sonny's site for some examples:

http://sonnys_bolens.tripod.com/photogallery.htm
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Twowheeler,
Many thanks, This is a great jump start.
It should not be in vain, I do work hard on my projects.
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Nice looking reel mower, what is it?
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IT is a moto-mower, with a continental engine.
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