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Restore faded plow markers

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by BC Handyman, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    Hello,I have snowbear plow markers that are sunfaded,so I got them looking bright again. I thought I'd post a before & after of my plow marker I restored to better then new looking. I think it's better then before anyway(alot more visable) I only got 1 done so far.
    Heres what I did if any1 wants to know.

    lightly sanded (120grit),cleaned with iso., painted with florescent marker paint, painted with reflective clear coat, added a piece of white dot reflective tape.

    no one should have dull markers :nono:

    Have a happy holidays everyone
  2. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    Heres the picture

    plow marker.JPG
  3. mikelawtown

    mikelawtown Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 429

    Looks great. Good job
  4. South Seneca

    South Seneca Senior Member
    Messages: 474

    Looks good. I thought about the DOT tape. I was concerned that it would reflect too bright from the headlights. If it does, use red tape.
  5. KMBertog

    KMBertog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,129

    Not a bad idea, looks great!

    STIHL GUY Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 663

    good idea. looks a lot brighter
  7. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Nice job, think i'll give it a try
  8. BC Handyman

    BC Handyman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,943

    Thanks everyone! FYI it was 180grit i used not 120. I found 220 to be to fine 180 was just right. I will see if there is too much reflection from the white tape & let everyone know. I just painted the 2nd marker tonight, so i'll have to wait till morning till I put it on.