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looking for olive drab paint

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by grunt11b40x, Sep 15, 2003.

  1. grunt11b40x

    grunt11b40x 1/2 ton status

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    anyone know of where I can get my hands on some of the Army type olive drab paint? anyone got some for sale?
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    Aervoe has an excellent selection of military colors.
     
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    Bass pro fishing shops has a 4 spray paint can set.
     
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    I second Aervoe. I just ordered all my paint through them and got it in 2 days with no hassles /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    How far will a 4 can case go? My truck is already black... if I buy a case of olive drab will it go far enough to do a camo-job on a longbed?
     
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    4 cans will not do the job. Im painting my f-150 whith spray can OD green and 4 cans barley got the front clip and cab...
    Oh and check out surplus stores, thats where im getting my paint.
     
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    I just finished painting my 79 and it took 3 cans of olive drab and 4 of flat black. I started off with the truck in grey primer. I found Rustoleum olive drab paint at Menards Hardware in North Dakota. I will post updated pics tonight.


    Mike
     
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    Sweet... I wanna see the pics. So, your saying that 4 cans will do the cab and front clip? I plan on going flatbed after the winter, so it would be useless to camo the bed anyway.
     
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    Just go down to your local automotive paint supply store. They should have the colors you want. Plus they can mix in a smidge of gloss so it will last longer {at least thats what my paint supplier told me,,don't know for sure}.

    I camoed my Blazer a bit over a year ago with PPG Concept with just a bit of gloss added to the paint. It's holding up well but I'm doing some modding {fender trimming, pick-up tailgate and removable 1/2 doors} so I am going to repaint this winter maybe. I will go back with straight flat because it's easier to touch-up {rattle cans}.

    The paint will also come from whatever company you want, if you like PPG Concept,,they will mix it. Looks like it would be cheaper too as I saw 140 bucks being quoted at the Aervo site,,,,unless that was for 4 gallons and you can mix colors in that four gallons. Anyone know?
     

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