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Old 06-04-2011, 08:16 PM   #81
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Looking good!
I just got caught up on your build thread. Very cool indeed.
Our bus painting adventure is about 2 months out..... I can use all the advice I can get!
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Old 06-04-2011, 08:30 PM   #82
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Depends what you want when its all said and done. I am tired, this has been a long job. I dont have the ambition to get too fussy anymore. I washed the whole bus with TSP and that was it for prep work. Not sure how it will last but I might be surprised.

You will find a brush the easiest. I didnt thin the paint either. It lays down nicely. A roller was used for the roof and was way easy and fast. On the sides you could roll but you would be touching up a lot with a brush, drips and all. We are pretty anal-retentive so there was a lot of detail work done. My wife did all that, I did all the big painting.

Dont do it out in the hot sun! We did it at 50 degrees too and it was fine. I think I thinned just a little at that temp.

I am into it for maybe $200. Will be touching up for a while I am sure. We have concerts this coming weekend so I needed to get the thing done.
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Old 06-04-2011, 10:48 PM   #83
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Congrats on finishing the paint job, Looks great!!!

now you can get yourself some more of that....... KOOL-AID LOL
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Old 06-04-2011, 11:00 PM   #84
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Oh no, thats the end of this story. I am exhausted!! Will do some piddling and maybe some screens for windows, thats about it I think.
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Old 06-07-2011, 12:53 AM   #85
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I love the paint job! love the colors and the design! looks great
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Old 06-07-2011, 10:38 AM   #86
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Well Done folks !
just started posting a coupe days ago. Bought ourselves a Skoolie last week. Started doin some lookin'round to see if there are any other MT skoolies. Great color scheme !
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You are in T Falls??
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Old 06-07-2011, 11:42 AM   #88
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Jyep !
Truly the last Great State.

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Old 06-07-2011, 05:04 PM   #89
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talk about funny !
i just ran Gumby into Pickups Plus, and Bridget started tellin' me alll about a friend of hers that just came in and showed of his new color scheme. when she described it we could'nt help but laugh. i told her we just saw the pics on skoolies and YOU BET thats a neat paint job.

Thats Montana for ya !
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Re: I drank the Kool-Aid

Quote:
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Done, done and DONE!! If anyone thinks of painting their bus, talk to me first.



paint mine that colour
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