[tcb] Re: Update on Sparky

  • From: "Ronnie Hughes" <y4s6wd5@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 05:49:30 -0500

I plan to stay with Chianti Red on the bottom, but I am considering Pastel 
White from the bump up.  I think the white on top would take the sun a 
little better plus the contrast should look good. That was a standard 
combination, but from what I've seen normally campers were a solid color.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Trey Jung" <Trey.Jung@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 7:58 PM
Subject: [tcb] Re: Update on Sparky

> What color are you going to paint the bus? Trey
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tcb-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Ronnie Hughes
> Sent: Monday, April 04, 2005 7:48 PM
> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tcb] Update on Sparky
> Well, it looks like I am going to paint Sparky in my garage.  Mark's
> friend is busy getting caught up after the rodeo and the two others I've
> spoken to want to strip Sparky back down to bare metal and put their own
> primer and bondo on.  I'm not about to spend $3,500 on a paint job for a
> camper.  I would be afraid to scratch it.
> So I've been reading about what you need for a decent garage paint job.
>  a.. good compressor with water trap - check
>  b.. good HVLP gun - check
>  c.. 4 ft. fluorescent light fixtures - about $10 x 4 at home depot
>  d.. fan with filter to circulate air - borrow from a friend that has
> painted in his garage
>  e.. clean all the dust from my garage - after 3 months of sanding this
> might be the biggest challenge
>  f.. about $500 worth of high build primer and paint=20
>  g.. good respirator & rubber gloves - check
>  h.. water to wet the floor to keep the dust down - check
>  i.. a little patience and luck - we'll see
>  j.. $2,960 left over - so I can live with a run or two!
> Fracdog

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