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Old 09-04-2009, 02:54 PM   #1
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Here are some pictures of my 71 Boler Professionally painted with Durabak truck bed paint.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkonduc/
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Old 09-04-2009, 03:11 PM   #2
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Here are some pictures of my 71 Boler Professionally painted with Durabak truck bed paint.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/dkonduc/
how much did it cost for you to get it painted. It looks awesome. I really like the texture of it

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Old 09-04-2009, 03:36 PM   #3
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how much did it cost for you to get it painted. It looks awesome. I really like the texture of it

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My best friend charged me beer for the job....My girlfriend charged me a lot more than that for the sanding... About $400.00 in paint...The trailer looks great and is practically bulletproof...

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Old 09-04-2009, 05:36 PM   #4
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Yes its going to be bulletproof but it going to have more drag then if it was painted with normal paint......
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Old 09-04-2009, 07:00 PM   #5
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That really looks nice. That's the second trailer I've seen pictures of that used the Durabak. The other was Brady's and Jenny's Red Boler. Total Boler Restoration. Looks like the ticket!
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Old 09-04-2009, 07:00 PM   #6
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Looks great! I did this on my last coach.

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Old 09-04-2009, 09:46 PM   #7
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it will have more drag.... will it be heavier?

It does look great though!
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Old 09-04-2009, 10:15 PM   #8
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David When I saw the topic heading "trailer painted with truck bed paint" I thought that is not going to produce a very attractive result but the photos prove just how wrong I was; that is one really good looking trailer. Congrats for having the vision to do something way different and give the rest of us an education as to how "marching to a different drumer" can sometimes produce awesome results ! Lee
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Old 09-05-2009, 09:15 PM   #9
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David, I was like Lee and thought "Oh no!" when I saw the topic. But, it looks beautiful!

Now I'm wondering if anybody has any thoughts of using this on the interior walls, too-- perhaps if someone ripped out the wall carpeting this would be an easy replacement. I just checked, and it can be painted on with a roller. It seems like it would be somewhat insulating and easy to clean. Hmmm....

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Old 09-06-2009, 07:09 AM   #10
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Ruth, if you are considering it, just make certain it is also designed for INTERIOR use. Some chemicals will can continue to outgas for years, making the trailer totally uninhabitable. Of all the spray coatings I've heard about, the only one I've seen that is usable for interior is LizardSkin. There may be others though, but it would take investigation.
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Old 09-11-2009, 03:36 PM   #11
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Will it float!!!
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Old 09-11-2009, 04:32 PM   #12
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Drag? Just maybe it will tow faster because it has golfball dimples and actually push the tow vehicle and increase youe MPG

Do you have to coat the truck bed stuff with a UV Protector?
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2 thumbs up here. looks great and hides any imperfectons
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