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Unread 08-25-2013, 04:06 PM   #3661
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Oh ok, we'll I'm going to go with a blue red and black paint scheme.. Best of all the worlds

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If you want to paint it, let me know. I'll help you get it prepped and I know a gal at 1-day will shoot it with a single step paint, door jambs included for about $650

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I only get 100 characters including BBcode for my Sig line now so I thought I'd be witty and write until I run out of characters but for some reason I'm not running out of space as if some magic or witchcraft is afoot. I wonder what it could be. Perhaps the planets aligned and I'm the exception to the rule or some benevolent soul in a position of authority has looked down upon me and my predicament and has opted to rectify it in his intoxicated state and make people read this whole thing for no reason at all. Other than his amusement of course.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 04:12 PM   #3662
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If you want to paint it, let me know. I'll help you get it prepped and I know a gal at 1-day will shoot it with a single step paint, door jambs included for about $650
Where is one day at? I'm in NorCal in case there was any confusion.. But that would be great I need help with prepping it for paint when I decide to do it

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Unread 08-25-2013, 04:15 PM   #3663
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I only get 100 characters including BBcode for my Sig line now so I thought I'd be witty and write until I run out of characters but for some reason I'm not running out of space as if some magic or witchcraft is afoot. I wonder what it could be. Perhaps the planets aligned and I'm the exception to the rule or some benevolent soul in a position of authority has looked down upon me and my predicament and has opted to rectify it in his intoxicated state and make people read this whole thing for no reason at all. Other than his amusement of course.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 04:22 PM   #3664
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Where is one day at? I'm in NorCal in case there was any confusion.. But that would be great I need help with prepping it for paint when I decide to do it

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1-Day = Maaco type shop. There's one in Antioch if that's what you're after, Jake.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 04:38 PM   #3665
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1-Day = Maaco type shop. There's one in Antioch if that's what you're after, Jake.
Ohh I know a couple people who work at the maaco in Antioch.. One guy with a tj and my friends dad.. But they do crappy paint jobs..

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Unread 08-25-2013, 07:29 PM   #3666
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Ohh I know a couple people who work at the maaco in Antioch.. One guy with a tj and my friends dad.. But they do crappy paint jobs..

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Define crappy. Ours is on a 20+ year old jeep with rippled panels and rock dents and chips. It still shines when we wash it but our expectation was simple: one color, our color of choice, door jambs, tailgate jamb, no peeling or flaking for at least 2-4 years.

We got all that for $650. I'm happy. It's not a $4000 paint job I have to worry about with every trail branch that scrapes along our sides or every rock that kicks up onto the grill.

Honestly, crappy paint jobs are caused by crappy prep, paint, or people. Make sure you do good prep, use good paint, and you are dealing with good people and you'll be ok.

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Unread 08-25-2013, 07:33 PM   #3667
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Define crappy. Ours is on a 20+ year old jeep with rippled panels and rock dents and chips. It still shines when we wash it but our expectation was simple: one color, our color of choice, door jambs, tailgate jamb, no peeling or flaking for at least 2-4 years.

We got all that for $650. I'm happy. It's not a $4000 paint job I have to worry about with every trail branch that scrapes along our sides or every rock that kicks up onto the grill.

Honestly, crappy paint jobs are caused by crappy prep, paint, or people. Make sure you do good prep, use good paint, and you are dealing with good people and you'll be ok.

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They tend to do a lot of overspray, windows, everything, it's horrible, I know a lot of people who have gotten stuff done there and it comes out crappy and has orange peel and what not.
Needless to say I don't mind bad paint job because it will get messed up sooner or later, I just don't want my windows messed up. Or anything like that

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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:02 PM   #3668
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Prep, prep, prep. The more you do up front, the better the result. Orange peel can be remedied for some extra bucks or some sweat equity on your part. Overspray comes off too. The more ya pay, the more you get. I wouldn't be putting a high dollar paint job on something I KNOW is going to get messed up.
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:09 PM   #3669
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Prep, prep, prep. The more you do up front, the better the result. Orange peel can be remedied for some extra bucks or some sweat equity on your part. Overspray comes off too. The more ya pay, the more you get. I wouldn't be putting a high dollar paint job on something I KNOW is going to get messed up.
Yeah yeah, I just want it to look good before it gets messed up, it will get wheeled when I'm squared away, with my back issues, I mean I won't be wheeling it that hard... Daily driver for now, can't afford for it to be down

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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:28 PM   #3670
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Got to come up with some sort of antigravity suspension seat so Jake can wheel
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:37 PM   #3671
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Got to come up with some sort of antigravity suspension seat so Jake can wheel
Tell me about it, then we can sell it for elevnty billion dollars! Mwuahhhahahahah (evil laugh)

But hey I'm more of a laxed guy, I like to chill and relax, but hey docs said I can go mudding... And that's when I tell my brother he's gotta wash it and he is like hell yeah.. Then he's like I'm not making this deal again.. It's just a circle

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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:39 PM   #3672
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Got to come up with some sort of antigravity suspension seat so Jake can wheel
I see a lot of bungee cords in his future. How much did you say you weigh, Jake?
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:40 PM   #3673
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I see a lot of bungee cords in his future. How much did you say you weigh, Jake?
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:49 PM   #3674
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Unread 08-25-2013, 08:52 PM   #3675
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We are gonna need to upgrade your cage if we are going to hang you from it.
Not only that, we may need to upgrade my belt loops and make a harness.

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