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#1 wvbuzzmaster OFFLINE  

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Posted December 06, 2015 - 02:56 PM

I could no longer stand the primer grey paint job on the "grey trailer", especially since it is not holding up... So since I had to replace a few faulty lights anyway I took a gander at the shelf fulls of spray paint on hand. Ruling out ever color already being used on the other trailers (color code system of identifying them) I picked the following color and went at it until I used up the five cans on hand.
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This will be a top side repaint only project, as I do not want to disturb the undercoating.
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 03:37 PM

Won't need reflectors on that one.  National Safety Orange ?


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 03:44 PM

Won't need reflectors on that one. National Safety Orange ?


Good guess, but no. It is actually Allis Chalmers Orange Gloss, an Ace Hardware Rust Stop paint. I did some wire brush grinder cup and no primer, except on the front channel, as that one seems to lose paint quickly (truck kids stuff up I guess). Oh, five cans left me just short of thick enough paint on the front. I do plan to roller the deck, paint the tongue, and add another coat.

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Posted December 06, 2015 - 05:12 PM

Looks good, is that a tip trailer?


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 05:39 PM

Looks good, is that a tip trailer?


Yes, it is the tilt trailer I bought to haul the Farmall Cub behind my truck.

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Posted December 06, 2015 - 07:11 PM

Holy.jpg orange.jpg ,Batman.jpg !!!


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 07:14 PM

Looks like you made it Power King orange! Now have to get one to look right! Or maybe a K u b o t a....was hard to say that!


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 07:49 PM

Casey is that a solid suspension ? Nice and low
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 07:52 PM

I like it. 

It certainly isn't a color you generally see on a trailer.


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Posted December 06, 2015 - 08:02 PM

Looks like you made it Power King orange! Now have to get one to look right! Or maybe a K u b o t a....was hard to say that!


I do own Grandpa's Kubota G6200H, aka 'Grampus'.
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 08:06 PM

Casey is that a solid suspension ? Nice and low


Not solid, but yes to nice and low. It has an undersprung 6000 pound 4 inch drop axle with 8-14.5 load range G equipment trailer tires. Never measured the height off the ground but I would not want it any lower, because it scrapes the ground too much / often as it is currently.
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Posted December 06, 2015 - 08:09 PM

I like it. 
It certainly isn't a color you generally see on a trailer.

Well, we already have trailers of the following colors: Yellow, Black, Red, Green, White (enclosed), and Grey is now Orange.
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Posted December 13, 2015 - 07:29 PM

Well, I have been painting it more over the last week and have all but the deck painted orange. I have added a couple new holes for more corner lights (adding two pointing rearward) and will soon be installing the rear lights. I have run out of patience and time to clean and paint the deck, as it will take at least a day to clean, and the good days are pretty well over after this week, hoping for "good enough" weather to do it though. Tomorrow it's calling for rain, so might be the day to add the tail lights.
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Posted December 14, 2015 - 10:37 PM

Those are some nice trailers you have there.


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Posted December 14, 2015 - 11:16 PM

Those are some nice trailers you have there.

That's just half of them Lol. The black one one the back is torn half apart getting repairs and repainted as well. Needs brake work, wiring, lighting, and equalizer rebuild. The rains today set me back on the black trailer, seeing some rust where I just painted on the flats of the frame angles (bed side) and that is going to be a difficult war to win...
The other two trailers in the yard are behind me and one is not even on the property currently. .
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