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need to re-paint reg cab long bed

as title exclaims, i need to repaint my ranger, im thinking a metalic electric blue, and i wanted to know how much paint i needed? its a Reg cab with a 7' bed, how many gallons of base coat, paint, and clear should i expect to buy?
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as title exclaims, i need to repaint my ranger, im thinking a metalic electric blue, and i wanted to know how much paint i needed? its a Reg cab with a 7' bed, how many gallons of base coat, paint, and clear should i expect to buy?
id say 2 gallons of base and 3 of clear
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and how many of the actual color?
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thats the base coat
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i meant: primer, color, clear
my bad
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2 primer, 2 color, 3 clear
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Woah, we're talking GALLONS here?

You need a QUART to do the outside of the bed.
Reduced will give you a QUART and a half.

Do one coat primer, block it. Throw the second coat on.
One coat color, wet sand out, then second coat.
then one heavy coat of clear.
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Woah, we're talking GALLONS here?

You need a QUART to do the outside of the bed.
Reduced will give you a QUART and a half.

Do one coat primer, block it. Throw the second coat on.
One coat color, wet sand out, then second coat.
then one heavy coat of clear.
im doing the entire truck, she's been tipped on her side, and she scratched to hell. she's a 5 tone red when i got her, so im thinking im doing some justice here, but if i do pay $60 a gallon just for the color, she will be a mud virgin....
so about 1.5 gallons of color?
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whenever you finish your's come to missouri and do mine for me
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whenever you finish your's come to missouri and do mine for me
pay my airfair and 15 an hour for labour, im there on April vacation!
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