hello, i am purchasing a 69 banner camping trailer. needs lots of work. a good paint job on the outside, and serious tlc on the inside. i am brand new to this. love the retro era. anybody having some suggestions, much appreciated. i need to paint the outside first. it is a horrible blue. would like to change it to silver. also cannot find a thing on the web for the banner camping trailer co. would love to know what it originally looked like, to keep it true.

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Guenevere, click on the forum post right below yours in Vintage Restoration and there are some good tips and good old rv members you can contact about painting your 69 Banner. Also, if you have fairly fast internet click on the VIDEO on the upper left of the home page 48 Flexible bus... it's the green on and it shows paint prep and them painting it in their back yard with great results.

I'd also highly suggest you click on VKs stuff and her web site to see many trailer restorations and tips.
It's on the left of our home page here under Vintage Restoration and Sites we like.

Great if you can commenet back here in the forum on how it is going, what your found and what you need. pat
It might be very helpful for you to view the restoration photos of Pete and Joseph's Sierra Trailer Restoration. The photos take you through the complete restoration process, including showing some painting and the paint cans in the back.
View their post in the Forum or go here and paste into your browser computer window:

http://www.sierratrailerrestoration.com/lukens-week1.html
If you have any questions simply click here:
http://www.sierratrailerrestoration.com/trailer-contact-us.html
To see other projects please go to our home page:
http://www.sierratrailerrestoration.com.html
hi if ur going silver met,go bc/cc if ur going solid go singal stage,if the paint is real bad hit it with 80gt then finish it w/ 150 or 180 then prime make sure u mask where u dont want to hit w/ the sand paper,blow it all off tack it down,then prime, water sand w/ 320 wet sand,then ur ready for paint if u need some help u can fly me to ur place,just kiddin,u can call me at 909-510-9385 i can guide u have fun and good luck martin

Hi. If you go to Tin Can Tourist Wiki and look for banner you can find some pictures of one. It is blue too...lol. Here is the link.... 

http://www.tincantourists.com/wiki/doku.php?id=banner

 

Good luck to you and have fun!

Alan and Janet

http://vintagetraveltrailers.blogspot.com/

hi my name is martin iv been painting for over 27yrs maybe i can help,first get a d.a.sander and start w/ 150 or 180 grit,but if its real bad then take off w/ 80 grit then go over w/ 150 or 180,then blow it off tac it down then prime,if u paint solid color go singal stage,if u go silver then go bc/cc take ur time and remember a good preperation make a good paint job,good luck
hi if u can post some photos,i can give u some needed tips,iv been painting and restroring autos for 27yrs and to me its just another peice of metal to me thanks martin u can call me anytime 909-510-9385

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