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painted one of my ford flat beds today

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Morrissey snow removal, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    painted one off my dually flat beds today now just have to do the bed i think it came out pretty good what do u guys think

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  2. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    looks good! have any pics and how long did it take. Also if you dont mind how much did the material cost and where did you get it. thanks
     
  3. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
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    Is that a rattle can job? Looks good even if it is.
     
  4. hankhill

    hankhill Member
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    Looks awesome, wanna trade it for a cummins? lol
     
  5. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    i used single stage paint got it from http://www.paintforcars.com/ was like $100 shipped take 1.5 hrs to paint and like 8 hrs to do body work and tapeing it off cam out pretty good for a plow sand truck heres another pic

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  6. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    heres a couple before pics

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  7. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
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    Cool. Looks good.
     
  8. srl28

    srl28 Senior Member
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    Did you use an air compressor and a simple spray gun or? Do it outside or in a garage? Looks great for what little bit you have invested.
     
  9. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    i did it outside with cheap harbor freight tool guns $15 each i use them twice then toss them
     
  10. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
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    So the single stage is prep, prime and spray? No clear coat or anything? My 18 year old Camry has crap paint and I've been wanting to try my hand at painting. It's not worth painting the Camry, but the pratice is what I want.
     
  11. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    u got it banksy no clear if u buy the kit it comes with hardner and reducer i did the body work spray bomd primer then paint
     
  12. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    that looks great now that i looked again! I almost want to find something to try my hand at painting. also what size compressor?
     
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  13. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    i used a gas 10 hp compressor but u dont need that all u need is 40 to 50 psi to the gun a 3hp elctric compresser would work fine
     
  14. durafish

    durafish PlowSite.com Addict
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    also how much did you use and do you think i would need to do a regular size truck?
     
  15. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
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    Looks really good, Did you clear coat it ?
     
  16. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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    i used maybe a 1/3 of a gallon. no clear single stage u dont have to clear
     
  17. THEGOLDPRO

    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
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    looks good man.
     
  18. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
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  19. Banksy

    Banksy PlowSite Veteran
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    On a side note: A good way to try or practice painting is to maybe find a loose hood, door, trunk, etc. They don't take up much room and if you screw up, sand it down and start over. A hood from any basic car shouldn't be much at a junk yard or off craigslist.
     
  20. wolfmobile8

    wolfmobile8 Senior Member
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    looks good man and nice obs.