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Old 07-18-2009, 05:00 PM   #1
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How could somebody do this to an Argosy?

What makes a person want to sponge paint the interior of an Argosy? What a crying shame!!! - 1976 Argosy 28' Travel Trailer (A)

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Old 07-18-2009, 05:35 PM   #2
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i think that argosy must be owned by the previous owners of my house!! i cried as it took me 5 coats of paint to cover the sponge paint (navy and gold - ugh!!!)

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Old 07-18-2009, 05:40 PM   #3
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Not my taste either, but to each his own. Just takes the right person to buy it. (right out of their mind)

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Old 07-18-2009, 06:48 PM   #4
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"Looks great inside"... says the blind man.

It's not even a GOOD sponge painting job. It looks like a kindergarden class went nuts fingerpainting. Uuuuggghhhh.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:21 PM   #5
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I confess to having been a sponge painter, but MY sponging is subtle in pale shades. That Argosy is awful.
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Old 07-18-2009, 08:42 PM   #6
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Taste is definately a personal thing...
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Old 07-18-2009, 09:21 PM   #7
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What taste??
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Old 07-18-2009, 09:40 PM   #8
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Nautical theme gone bad
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Old 07-18-2009, 09:56 PM   #9
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I can say this about the paint--It kept everyone from noticing the black-painted paneling, household fridge, missing stove grates, household mattresses, and couch with shutters over the inside of the wing windows.
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Old 07-19-2009, 09:50 AM   #10
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You missed the poor tile job on the sink, scenes on the overhead doors, ripped plywood on the TV shelf, and other evidences of 'creativity'. I didn't look at the floor, but I know it is likely worthy of comment as well. Sorry, but this Argosy has probably found its final resting place.
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Old 07-19-2009, 10:06 AM   #11
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Looks like the owner of that Argosy and Birdy's previous owner took the same two classes at the Adult Day Care Center..."Sponge Painting 101" and "Decorating with Large Florals 101"!

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Old 07-19-2009, 10:30 AM   #12
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I say roll with it. Get some big fruity rum drinks, a grass skirt, blast Hawaiian luau tunes out the door and have a ball.
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Old 07-19-2009, 01:52 PM   #13
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Tasste and creativity are in the hand of the (sponge) holder. Just think how great the before and after pictures will be!!
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Old 07-19-2009, 02:02 PM   #14
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Wink I don't know....

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Can't you just envision a group of burley deer hunters sitting around sipping tall, skinny, no-whip latte's and snacking on hummus on whole wheat crackers while they discuss the day's hunting exploits?

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