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Fixing up trailer first

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Bought this boat for $700 last Jan (2007), and with some certain legal issues has kept me at home more. So I decided to do some upgrading and repairs on the boat during this time. I decided first was to work on the trailer. It was getting some rush on on it and it needed a new fresh look.

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right when I picked it up

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starting to get some rust and old look

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needed to be sanded and painted

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old bunker carpet

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replace bunker carpet

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halfway primed

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all primed but the springs and hubs area

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fresh new paint

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new paint adding a better look

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before and after. I really think the white rims look better then black rims.

I think I did pretty good, even thou I'm not master painter and actually hate painting but it had to be done. Next is upgrading engine, rather upgrade engine then upgrade boat because I really like the floor layout is good for fishing, hanging out with friends, or taking camping gear to a island on the lake. Then I'm also going to reapaint the boat, but I'm not sure what colors yet. I may stick with the white and green, at least the bottom white, not sure if I want to stay with the green or what. I thought about black to go with black bunkers and rollers, but then my dad said then the boat may not stand out enough in the water and could be a safety issue and I should pick out a color other then black. Also black may bring more heat and during the summer it gets hot enough. Any color ideas?

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Swap the colors; but use a nice deep forest green. I know some people don't like white decks though.... but you could do black accents to really set it off, like on the console, etc...my $.02

Great job on the trailer and wheels BTW!

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