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Old 02-10-2014, 09:35 AM   #1
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Trailer frame paint

Somewhere on one of the forums I saw some info regarding a combination "rust-killer" and paint for trailer frames. I believe the manufacturer was something like "Eastwood". I can't find that thread/info. Can someone point me to it? Tnx, Tom Justice
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:44 AM   #2
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Most think POR 15 is the best for frames.

Stop Rust with POR-15 - We Know What Permanent Means!
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Old 02-10-2014, 10:17 AM   #3
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Eastwood is just a supply house, they don't manufacture. I've used POR 15, it's good stuff. They recommend using their prep cleaner, and a rough surface rather than power wire brushed. I recently used a Rustoleum spray can paint on an outside railing, fast drying. Worked good, but don't remember the exact name. With POR 15 figure on throwing away the brush, don't get it on you, and use a plastic bag under the lid when sealing the can.
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POR-15 = one and done. Only need to remove the greasy road rash and wire brush off any scale. The more rust on the metal, the better this stuff works. It gets harder if there's moisture in the air.
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Donna is spot on!

POR 15 is the way to go!

Read the instructions and use the 3-part system.

You won't be disappointed.

They say you can give it the hammer test, but, I'm chicken!

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A friend years ago painted all the undercarriage parts on his old car with POR. The next day we tried to chip the paint with a hammer but it would not come off the metal.
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Thanx, folks......POR 15 it will be ! !
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My frame is starting to show a little rust so I will probably paint it this summer. If I were painting just the frame ( body off), POR 15 sounds like the do it once solution. But since I'm not removing the body, I will be painting under the trailer. I would prefer not to spend the rest of my life looking like a Holstein cow so I will pass on POR 15 and use rustoleum instead. My last trailer I used rustoleum rusty metal primer and satin black paint. It held up well. Raz
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