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Old 05-30-2012, 10:47 PM   #1
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Decal replacement opinions

Love the new 240 but have never been crazy about the imitation wood decals - Can't decide on black or blue..

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Old 05-30-2012, 11:05 PM   #2
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Blue has my vote. Its a AirStream traditional look.
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Polish it....
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Is that not the same as saying "sit and spin" ??
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Old 05-31-2012, 02:23 PM   #5
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Just stop talking and paint it RED. It well look kool!
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:04 PM   #6
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Picked up a random orbital polisher and 20L of stripper - getting ready to polish..

Before washing I got the heat gun out to remove the decals but found that I was able to remove the wood grain top layer and leave the better looking black behind.

After giving it a good scrub I'm almost tempted to just go camping and leave the polishing for another season..

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Picked up a random orbital polisher and 20L of stripper - getting ready to polish..

Before washing I got the heat gun out to remove the decals but found that I was able to remove the wood grain top layer and leave the better looking black behind.

After giving it a good scrub I'm almost tempted to just go camping and leave the polishing for another season..
I think it is beautiful as it is. If it was mine, I wouldn't polish it, but would probably paint the black the same gray as the bottom.
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Old 05-14-2013, 11:58 PM   #8
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Hi, it looks great the way it is. If you don't like the black, I would paint it blue. Blue and silver seem to go well together. I might even think of painting the area between the tail lights the same color. Looks kind of bare or unfinished between the tail lights and the moldings.
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Old 05-15-2013, 12:43 AM   #10
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. I might even think of painting the area between the tail lights the same color. Looks kind of bare or unfinished between the tail lights and the moldings.
I agree - the decals there were very ratty so I removed them to bare metal to gauge how it would look. I love the look of polished units with no moldings or decals but now I'm liking the black decals more and more and might just keep it.

Still leaning towards a polish though - knowing what it can look like makes it hard to look at the oxidation closer up.
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Looks good as is. I'd forget the polish and get camping with it. Polished rigs look great, but then you are always worrying about scratches, sap stains, etc. Easier to maintain the look you have.
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Old 05-16-2013, 07:10 AM   #13
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Looks really nice as is...
Blue would look great too.

Polishing looks great, but when it looks like this... and you have no real choices... enjoy it!

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