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Old 10-03-2014, 11:35 PM   #21
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When I bought my trailer a few years back, I covered the fridge panel right away because I wanted the fridge to go with the stainless cooktop. I used a textured plastic wall panel from Lowes - Home Depot and plastic shops carry similar products. Most of the cabinetry is paper-faced so painting is not recommended. The doors themselves could be but painted or re-stained but that would visually chop up the space. Pretty well anything you did, be it paint or contact paper will require care and could damage the cabinetry especially if you had to remove it later.
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:41 PM   #22
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We buy Escapes for their simplicity and perfection. Why in the world would one want to paint the cabinets is beyond me. That sounds like something Casita people would do.

Please direct your arrows here:

... to go with the hair on the walls!
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Thinking the best rule of thumb here is, do no harm... or nothing you can't easily reverse when you get tired of the new look.
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Old 10-04-2014, 10:28 AM   #24
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... to go with the hair on the walls!
Those folks do some really strange mod's. My favorite was the orange walls and lava lights.
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Old 10-04-2014, 02:59 PM   #25
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There are some bizarre - and some spectacular, some amusing, some surprising - interiors in all brands of moulded fiberglass trailers. Casita, but also Scamp, Boler, and others. I think Escape interiors are relatively conservative because even the oldest Escape is only a decade or so old, while there are trailers of other brands which are up to four decades old and had a chance to get worn out and find owners who see them as raw material to express their ideas.
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Old 10-13-2014, 11:20 AM   #26
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I covered mine with the fake stainless film:

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I have not painted any of the wood that can be seen sorry.

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Has anyone put in a real metal panel that magnets will stick to? Our fan hood is getting very crowded with magnets.
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Old 10-13-2014, 12:24 PM   #27
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Has anyone put in a real metal panel that magnets will stick to? Our fan hood is getting very crowded with magnets.
Yes. Bought a galvanized sheet and placed it in a frame and used 3M picture Velcro to hang it. Will post a picture if you want.
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Has anyone put in a real metal panel that magnets will stick to? Our fan hood is getting very crowded with magnets.
It would need to be non-stainless steel (like Tim and Julie's galvanized sheet), or enough thickness of the right (for this purpose) stainless alloy.

I haven't done this yet, but I would consider a magnetic whiteboard - a steel-backed white surface that can be written on with dry-erase markers.
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Yes. Bought a galvanized sheet and placed it in a frame and used 3M picture Velcro to hang it. Will post a picture if you want.
Thanks for offering. I was thinking in reference to the fridge door.
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It would need to be non-stainless steel (like Tim and Julie's galvanized sheet), or enough thickness of the right (for this purpose) stainless alloy.

I haven't done this yet, but I would consider a magnetic whiteboard - a steel-backed white surface that can be written on with dry-erase markers.
That would work, not sure I want white. I guess a sheet of paintlock steel would be good, ferrous so magnets would stick, and preprimed.

Have to paint it, not sure I am that good at paining, and have to have it cut to size. I do know a place here in town with a shear.
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