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Old 11-27-2013, 10:37 AM   #1
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Temporary Paint Job

I am interested in painting the outside of my airstream temporarily for a tailgate at the Armed Forces Bowl. I want to make the outside of the AS resemble the helmet Navy will be wearing in the game, take a look: PHOTOS: Uniforms revealed for Army-Navy game - Is this possible? Any types of paint that work best or that should be completely avoided? I want to remove the paint after the game. Thanks.

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Old 11-27-2013, 11:11 AM   #2
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Rather painting I think what you want is a Vehicle Wrap. It won't affect the finish. Any paint that would stick to clear coat aluminum is likely to make a mess.


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Old 11-27-2013, 12:19 PM   #3
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What about a decal? Or.... buy a roll of the static cling (window) film and paint your helment on it. You can cut around the perimeter of the design and use it again-and-again-and-again...

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Check out a product called "Plasti Coat". It can be peeled off after the game if desired.
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:15 PM   #5
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I was also going to tell you to look up plasti-coat. Lots of custom car people are using it and it looks good and is supposed to come off easy, though I am a bit skeptical about that myself, never having tried it.

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