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Re: [Shop-talk] Camouflaging a connex (intermodal container)

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Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Camouflaging a connex (intermodal container)
From: Paul Parkanzky <>
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 15:59:38 -0400
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I wouldn't overthink it.  Hide them with trees (big, pointy pines) where
you can and then just accept that they are what they are.  To my eye, a
bunch of camo junk on somebody's property looks a bit trashy.  At least the
bare containers in a solid color are clean and functional.


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 3:23 PM, <> wrote:

> OK, I live out in farm country, (and I have a farm) but I was wondering
> what color (colors) should I paint them so they aren't as much as an
> eyesore.
> Now, I get that painting them green would blend them in during the summer,
> but once the leaves are down, they would stick out (same for the reverse
> if I paint them brown or white.)
> Then I was thinking about a military camo job, but that seems like alot of
> work for large containers (I have 3 of them to paint.)
> Does anyone have any suggestions for cheap/easy camo?  If it can't be
> both, cheaper is better, but I'm pretty flexible.
> Thanks in advance!
> (BTW, I'm in western NJ in case that makes a difference.)
> Sent from my Commodore 64 on a 2400 Baud Modem.
> Eric P
> "Be as beneficent as the sun or the sea, but if your rights as a rational
> being are trenched on, die on the first inch of your territory." Ralph
> Waldo Emerson

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