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Old 12-30-2017, 06:05 PM   #1
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We just purchased a 2014 escape 21. I can see the screen door having one of my grandchildren run through it. Has anyone else considered using a 3" paint roller and putting a white or safety orange stripe down the center of it?
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:31 PM   #2
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There are past threads on the subject. Sewing in designs, spray painting through templates, and so forth. As far as I know you's be the first to paint the whole thing. Using a roller would probably apply it too thick and impede it's function.
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A broken stripe across the middle at a child's eye level should also work. People have done some pictures by sewing with floss or they used stencils or did their own designs with paint.
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:54 PM   #4
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Look up the painted screens in Baltimore.
Here's a little bit about them.

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Old 12-30-2017, 08:05 PM   #5
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Yep. After dark, "happy" friends and family (we know how to party in Nebraska!). A "classic" screen WILL get torn. We've painted the replacement screen and ordered a backup for when the inevitable happens again.

That's one thing I like about the new ETI models. The screen is a traditional RV screen and less susceptible to walking into.
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Yep. After dark, "happy" friends and family (we know how to party in Nebraska!). A "classic" screen WILL get torn. We've painted the replacement screen and ordered a backup for when the inevitable happens again.

That's one thing I like about the new ETI models. The screen is a traditional RV screen and less susceptible to walking into.
We have used this link sites paints for marking items in vaults. The greens last a long time and are very visible in daylight. The other colors have a shorter glow time. You could make a simple design that would be very noticeable.

https://www.glonation.com/glow-in-th...low-paint.html
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Old 12-31-2017, 06:41 AM   #7
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There are past threads on the subject. Sewing in designs, spray painting through templates, and so forth.
Here is one of the threads. Might give some good ideas.

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Old 12-31-2017, 11:37 AM   #8
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I was only going to paint one three inch wide strip top to bottom. Thanks for the links, I'll take a look.
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I was only going to paint one three inch wide strip top to bottom. Thanks for the links, I'll take a look.
PO put a piece of bright red plastic tape right at eye level on the outside of the screen on ours.
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PO put a piece of bright red plastic tape right at eye level on the outside of the screen on ours.
Previous owner painted two evergreen trees on our screen. Works well.
At Osoyoos three years ago the folks next to us had an embroidered design on their screen. Looked nice but their talent level far exceeded mine so I’m happy with the spray paint evergreens. Can’t tell if they are spruce, fir, pine or even a larch in summer but look nice.
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