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Old 08-22-2008, 09:34 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what the original color name or code is for the 1972 Boler. Mine is white and olive green and I would like to re-paint it the same color.

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Old 08-25-2008, 07:00 AM   #2
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George, I'm pretty sure Bolers are like the rest of these trailers... that's not paint, it's gel coat. No color code for that. If it's been painted since then, the best you can do is an eyeball match or take a chip of paint into a vehicle paint shop and they can color match with their equipment.

However, unless the gel coat is absolutely gone, there's lots of information on this forum that can bring it back to life. Not like new, but close enough (for me anyway). Use the search function (upper right corner of any page) for things like cleaning and wax* and you'll be surprised at the amount of information available.

Can you post a pic?

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Old 08-25-2008, 09:19 AM   #3
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Don't forget the date...

That's not "olive" its "avocado".

The '72 Boler American we used to have was white over green. The green was your basic early 70's Avocado green. The top was really more of a creamy off-white than a true polar white. Oh - and the stove was the same green.

On a related note - the cushions were burnt orange.

If the fiberglass is in decent shape - many people have had very good luck with various polishing/restoring products (I'll leave it to others to review those). For my own tastes - I never liked the early 70's sense of fashion so I just painted mine.
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