Frame paint, what color?

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  1. mile marker 27

    mile marker 27 Light Load Member

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    AEE85388-CFBE-46A1-9A02-1E10B9C7C646.jpeg Wanting to do something other than black but the trucks colors are black and metallic gray
     
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  3. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    A sharp white would stand out, not sure how well it would work out though.
     
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  4. AModelCat

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    My old man painted his logging pole trailer, truck bunk and headache rack white a long time ago. Looked sharp as hell but after a winter hauling season it looked like crap as the paint wore off.
     
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  5. AModelCat

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    Honestly with those colours I think gray like the truck would look best. Truck's colours are too neutral for any colour IMO.
     
  6. mile marker 27

    mile marker 27 Light Load Member

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    Yes sir, mine gets used alot In the field, hauling grain, lime and rock. It definitely gets dirty.
     
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  7. Rubber duck kw

    Rubber duck kw Road Train Member

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    That's what I was thinking, life shows up quicker in white paint.
     
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  8. AModelCat

    AModelCat Road Train Member

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    Paint never stays on frames or trailers in the bush. No matter how much prep work goes into it the paint never looks good after a 10 month haul season lol.
     
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  9. Dave124

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    I would go black, easy to keep touched up with common spray paint. Gravel is hell on the rear frame/axles. At the very least I would go with a color that can be matched in a spray can. Blue frames look great, when new anyway.
     
  10. mile marker 27

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    Wife said blue, cause I was gonna do blue LED ground effect lights under the truck. Like her idea, but there could be repercussions if any other idea is used. Just sayin.
     
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  11. "semi" retired

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    Well, unless you want it to look like a circus wagon, I'd stick with black.
     
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