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Collection, Preservation and Display of Old Lawn Mowers

JP maxess

I am renovating a jp maxess not for show but for everyday use,the rear rollers are rusted should I de-rust and leave plain,paint with a hammered finish paint or cover with fine ridged rubber for grip?your thoughts please gents!

wristpin Wed, 30/04/2014

Providing that it's not crusty, I would  use a wire brush to remove any loose rust and then wipe over with an oily rag. Then, so long as it is put away dry, use will give the roller a nice age related patina !