Help Painting My Trailer

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by dobronos, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. dobronos

    dobronos LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    I will be sandblasting and repainting my trailer with automotive paint next year. But in the meanwhile, I would like to paint it black. It has surface rust on a lot of it. Would you guys just paint it with black spray paint, or use a primer and then spray with black spray paint just for now?
  2. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,737

    Why not blast and paint now? Painting it now, then blasting in a few months is wasting money.
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  3. dobronos

    dobronos LawnSite Member
    Messages: 209

    I just don't have the time now to take it to the shop and have it blasted. I figure it would only take me an hour or two to paint it. And I can get like 10 cans of black paint for like $10.
  4. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 944

    I just painted mine and used rustolen mixed with paint hardner and it took me like a hour
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