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Old 05-07-2011, 10:43 PM
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So I bought some of the new Duplicolor Bed Armor with kevlar. I plan on coating my bed and and tailgate with it, but wanted to test it out on my door silks first. This stuff is real easy to work with and cleans up with water. It press just like any paint job. Sand, tape, clean, and coat. I brushed on 3 coats on the door sills and part of the rockers. It turned out great. Dries in an hour or so, but takes a few days to fully cure and harden up. So far it has held up great. So slipping. No flacking, peeling, nothing......so far. Touches up easily. Heres the pics.




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nice mod, hope to see the finished bed too?
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Now that the weather is getting nicer I hope to get that done soon. Then ill be lookin for a black diamond plate tool box
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Thats a great idea!! I've been thinking about what to do with mine, now I know.
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Great idea! Are ya still gonna do the bed?
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I paid $90 for the gallon kit and an extra $30 for the pint. I used about 1/5 of the pint with 3 coats on both sides. I've seen the kits as low as $80 and over$100 so shop around. I got mine at napa. You also want to get some prep cleaner spray too.
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That's a great idea. I have the started kit of Bed Armor sitting at home, I think I will try that out too! It seems like an obvious idea, very practical but never crossed my mind, DAMN haha
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Nice! Like others I never would've thought of that, but it seems so obvious now that you have!

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It's nice having some grip on the painted door sill now.. since its a high traffic area time will tell how the stuff will hold up. so far I am happy with it. its rock hard once it cures. But the nice thing is that you can touch up an area anytime if need be
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