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Old 28 June 2012, 12:05   #1
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I am thinking of painting my 1 yearold galvanised trailer.

Now should it be BLUE to match the tubes?

Or should it be WHITE to match the Glassfibre??

Decisions Decisions !!
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Old 28 June 2012, 12:18   #2
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Painted the wheels blue on mine to match the tubes but wish I'd painted them white as were originally.
Looks dark now.
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You should match it to whichever colour you had painted your chartplotter
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Paint it Blue and paint the actual tyres white. You'll have to mock up a way of holding the brush onto the trailer so when it's moving it's re-painting the tyres in order to keep them white! Kind of like bearing savers...

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Peter Kinda like you thinking about the keeping the white walls white, will buy a heat sensitive bracket that senses heat in the tyre and moves to paint it!! That MUST be safer !!

Wilk No no paint on the plotter, still trying to get the Snowpake off that I used to remove my track !!... Was thinking of painting the Microwave though... could I mount that on the "A" frame, leave the door open and use it at Forward Looking Radar (FLR) ??
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You can't do that-there won't be room for the toaster...
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You can't do that-there won't be room for the toaster...
No worries - put the toaster on top of the 'fridge
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You can't do that-there won't be room for the toaster...
Damn Thanks Matt, still fabricating the S/S catcher basket for the Pop up toaster, perhaps that should be Blue !!
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Damn Thanks Matt, still fabricating the S/S catcher basket for the Pop up toaster, perhaps that should be Blue !!
No, it's got to be RAL2004.
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Dear oh dear...............
Degalvanise your trailer and use it to charge your battery when you launch. That way you don't need to store your trailer afterwards, just pick the wheels out of the water and fit them to your next ungalvanised soluble trailer system (U.S.T.S.).
I believe Land Rover pioneered this technology with S.C.S. (Soluble Chassis System), so you'll need to make sure that you're not infringing any intellectual property laws.
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