Trailer painting


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alwrmcusn
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Trailer painting

Post by alwrmcusn » Mon Aug 14, 2017 6:45 am



I have a new never used Harbor Freight Tag-a-long trailer. I would like to paint it but have been told that paint will not adhere well without some pre-preparation. What do I need to use and/or do in order to paint the trailer. I do not want to paint the entire trailer, only portions of it. The surface is not smooth but is slightly “pebbled”.


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Re: Trailer painting

Post by alwrmcusn » Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:48 pm

Here is the finished rattle can paint job.
I read an old (really old) post about someone doing this type of paint job.
He said he did nothing to pre-prep except thoroughly clean the surface and that it turned out very well.
I figured....go for it. I think it turned out pretty good. Took 5 cans of Rustoleum for plastic.
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Re: Trailer painting

Post by offcenter » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:05 pm

Matches your trike perfectly. Excellent!
George in Jersey.
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Re: Trailer painting

Post by thrasherg » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:13 pm

Looks really nice, job well done.

Gary



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