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Can I paint a CB antenna?

Well my dumb a$$ ordered a white CB antenna instead of a black one. I called them up and asked if I can exchange it and they said I would have to pay toship it back to them and then pay to ship it back to me.

Can I just paint it or will that mess with it?
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I would think paint would flake off since the antenna is flexing, Could you get a rubber coating or something for it.
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What color are you trying to make it?


**was going to put down that you can paint anything... but didnt want to be a a$$**
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electricial tape will work
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electricial tape will work
I like your thinking....
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What about that rubberized stuff that you can put on the end of tools??
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eletrical shrink rap the
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i painted mine with black bumper touch up paint over 4 years ago and it hasn't flaked off yet

any non metallic paint will be fine
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What about that rubberized stuff that you can put on the end of tools??
Yea thats the stuff I was thinking of.
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eletrical shrink rap the
This is the most retarded idea I have ever heard.

Use paint made for vinyl dash repair. I painted my "fake" antenna on my car with this and it works fine. Yes I made a 'fake' antenna because I have no radio on my car and it looks lame with nothing there, so I did this with epoxy.



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electricial tape will work
I thought the same. Then the camo duct tape idea popped into my head. I think white kinda match my chrome though.
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white,chrome??? yeah i guess it looked good.
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Well my dumb a$$ ordered a white CB antenna instead of a black one. I called them up and asked if I can exchange it and they said I would have to pay toship it back to them and then pay to ship it back to me.

Can I just paint it or will that mess with it?
I painted both of my WHITE ones using black spray paint for PLASTIC/RUBBER, bought it from walmart and it has been two years now and MANYYYYYYYYY car washes.

Don't forget to get the spray paint for PLASTIC!!
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