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Old 08-30-2016, 10:51 PM   #11
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Sarandipity's trailer came out awesome!
Yes, the painted band worked out well. From Outside restoration and renovations are finished! She's beautiful!:
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:08 PM   #12
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Don't do it! Bad idea. Unless the trailer's a 20 year old junk, an especially, really-really bad idea, bad like as in getting a tattoo up your arm up to your shoulder and on your neck. There are far better gel-friendly alternatives to an oxidized egg.
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:25 PM   #13
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Don't do it! Bad idea. Unless the trailer's a 20 year old junk, an especially, really-really bad idea, bad like as in getting a tattoo up your arm up to your shoulder and on your neck. There are far better gel-friendly alternatives to an oxidized egg.
Like I always told my students when they told me they were getting a tattoo "It's permanent"
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:30 PM   #14
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Well, it's their trailer. I happen to love a nice shiny white gel coat, and would never paint mine, but a good paint job could be attractive too.

I see no technical reason why it's a "bad idea", provided you prep the surface properly, use the right paint, and do a professional spray.

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At the risk of being tarred and feathered once again for a differing opinion here, I like some of the paint jobs on the fiberglass trailers and would welcome seeing pics of different colors. A purist I'm not, I guess.
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:33 PM   #16
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At the risk of being tarred and feathered once again for a differing opinion here, I like some of the paint jobs on the fiberglass trailers and would welcome seeing pics of different colors. A purist I'm not, I guess.
Wouldn't be the first time in the tar pit Karen, for a bunch of us.

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Old 08-30-2016, 11:35 PM   #17
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At the risk of being tarred and feathered once again for a differing opinion here, I like some of the paint jobs on the fiberglass trailers and would welcome seeing pics of different colors. A purist I'm not, I guess.
I say ban the non-purist.

Though I too like seeing others go outside the box with what they do.

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...would welcome seeing pics of different colors.
Me too as long as it's not my trailer
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Old 08-30-2016, 11:51 PM   #19
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Paint job

Over on fiberglass there's a whole list of about all of the fiberglass trailers ever made. I am against custom paint jobs because when I'm out on the road I'm already so confused most of the time I often say "what the H is that."' when I meet a vintage
trailer going the other way. Now somebody is starting a custom paint job on Escapes. The no graphics was bad enough, now I gotta put more spaces in my unknown column. It's just not fun anymore, I'm going back to road kill bingo.
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Now THERE'S a compelling reason not to paint your trailer: Dave won't recognize it..

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