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Old February 14th, 2010, 11:07 PM   #1
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spray paint job on your rig???

How many people have done spray paint jobs on their rigs? I am going to be doing my jeep as soon as I get all of the work done on my winter rebuild. I just got done painting one of my buddies jeeps over the weekend. Lets see some pics of rigs that have been spray painted. I will add some pics when the paint is dry.
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Old February 14th, 2010, 11:08 PM   #2
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spray is overrated...i rolled mine on
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Old February 14th, 2010, 11:12 PM   #3
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spray is overrated...i rolled mine on
We were considering doing that, but decided on spray right now. I may still consider going that way on mine though. Do you have any pics of your jeep after paint?
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Old February 14th, 2010, 11:17 PM   #4
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spray is overrated...i rolled mine on
Rollers are overrated. I used a broom dipped into a bucket.
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Old February 14th, 2010, 11:21 PM   #5
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Rollers are overrated. I used a broom dipped into a bucket.
Ha ha i pretty much did that


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We were considering doing that, but decided on spray right now. I may still consider going that way on mine though. Do you have any pics of your jeep after paint?
I used a roll on bed liner from durabak







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Old February 15th, 2010, 04:23 PM   #6
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Just today we paryed white implament paint for the cab of my prerunner project. Thick coat and Looks great!!!! $37.00 a gallon LOL Also we used chassis saver gloss black on the frame AWSOME STUFF GUYS!!!!! $100.00 a gallon

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Old February 15th, 2010, 04:35 PM   #7
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Just today we paryed white implament paint for the cab of my prerunner project. Thick coat and Looks great!!!! $37.00 a gallon LOL Also we used chassis saver gloss black on the frame AWSOME STUFF GUYS!!!!! $100.00 a gallon
what brand implement paint? and where did u buy it?

looks pretty good!
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Old February 15th, 2010, 05:01 PM   #8
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Here are pics of my hubby's $900 project jeep and his spray can paint job (total cost for paint $25).........
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Old February 15th, 2010, 05:14 PM   #9
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I used implement paint on mine, I think it was rustoleum. It sprayed like crap, it has the old school pin point nozzle on it, not the new fan tips. Took about 7 cans I think

Its not the greatest, but for $30 I can't complain. I resprayed one of the fenders and it turned out like perfect, so I ended up sanding it down and reshooting it so it looked as bad as the rest. lol



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Old February 15th, 2010, 10:36 PM   #10
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I used implement paint on mine, I think it was rustoleum. It sprayed like crap, it has the old school pin point nozzle on it, not the new fan tips. Took about 7 cans I think

Its not the greatest, but for $30 I can't complain. I resprayed one of the fenders and it turned out like perfect, so I ended up sanding it down and reshooting it so it looked as bad as the rest. lol
That looks good!!
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Old February 15th, 2010, 10:39 PM   #11
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did you rattle can the pin stripes? X2 on looking very good
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Old February 16th, 2010, 05:50 AM   #12
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yup, I rattle canned the pinstripe too. Just taped off both sides of it and sprayed it on over the green.
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Old February 17th, 2010, 06:08 PM   #13
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any more pics??? im thinking of doing so also
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Old February 17th, 2010, 06:17 PM   #14
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Tower paint in Wisconsin is a great place to buy rattle can paint from. They use actual automotive paint and can match any paint code. So if there is a cool paint color you like just get the code and give them a call. I think I paid $8 a can with metallic flake in it.
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Old February 17th, 2010, 06:37 PM   #15
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rustolium professorial or farm and implement paint from TSC works well to spray a rig or whatever else you want to spray.
good paint on the cheep!
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Old February 17th, 2010, 10:26 PM   #16
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i painted my old car with rustoleum all i did was 2 coats no sanding or buffing or clear the color it glossy white i bought gallon an thinned it out with mineral spirits an sprayed it with Lil compressor an cheap gun
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Old February 17th, 2010, 10:28 PM   #17
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o an i also painted rustoleum flat black then i sanded down an painted white again
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Old February 18th, 2010, 07:16 AM   #18
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there were some pics posted a long while back of someone who painted an explorer camo with spray bombs.

if anybody remembers who it was or has a link to the thread, it would be much appreciated, i'm thinking i might camo my explorer
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Old February 18th, 2010, 09:21 AM   #19
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alot of people misunderstand the painting process. I am by no means an expert but from what i have learned from trying to learn to do better quality painting myself was the fact that people think that no prep work is involved. so plain and simple.. PREP IS EVERYTHING. and can make or break your paint job. I plan on rattlecanning my blazer and i rattle canned some interior pieces in my truck after alot of sanding and prep work. still need to finish the rest of them once the weather gets nicer

2nd pic loosk photoshopped/fake but it is real


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Old February 18th, 2010, 09:49 AM   #20
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