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    Default Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    I never was really happy with pulling my black Bushtec Roadstar behind my red Goldwing, but on my retired budget there was no way I could justify spending the money to have it painted, so I removed the chrome edge guard and replaced it with red edge guard. I think it it looks OK.Click image for larger version. 

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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Quite frankly Steve I like that look much better than a red trailer 👍. Doug
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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Looks great to me!

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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Big thumbs up on the look....

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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Looks good. I was thinking maybe you went and got part of it wrapped or some graphics.
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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Quote Originally Posted by djh3 View Post
    Looks good. I was thinking maybe you went and got part of it wrapped or some graphics.
    Yeah toyed with that idea, but it was about 1/2 the cost of painting, what I did was 1/10th the cost of painting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by divey View Post
    Quite frankly Steve I like that look much better than a red trailer 👍. Doug
    Agreed! Great look!
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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Looks good

    The bottom of mine needs repainted so I may look into doing something similar or maybe black spray on bedliner.
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    Default Re: Could not justify painting the trailer, so I did this instead

    Nice job, Steve. Great use of creativity instead of throwing money at a problem. I have an Aluma MCT...black side and back panels, and was considering vinyl wrap in something close to my red RSV. I will shamelessly borrow your idea of "accents" on the trailer to compliment the bike rather than compete with it.

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