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Garish paint jobs are rather off-putting
Home away from home
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2014/6/21 15:28
From Baton Rouge, LA
Posts: 397
While I fully appreciate that beauty is in the eye of the beholder and that there is no accounting for individual personal taste, but it is a challenge for me to appreciate magnificently styled and designed Pre-War Packards painted to look like a Mardi Gras float.

Evidently, there is an echelon of clients who prefer Packards with garish paint jobs. Or perhaps, clients buy them with the intention of repainting them.

I shutter to consider what a new paint job might cost.

as always
GArrett Meadows

Posted on: 1/17 8:12:40
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Re: Garish paint jobs are rather off-putting
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2018/4/29 15:57
From Southern Maine
Posts: 30
You are so right.

I can't help feeling some of the color selection we see is from the 1970s to '80s 'Buy an old car, paint it attention-getting colors and sell at an obscene profit' myth.

The Packards I remember from 'the day' were conservatively painted and often black with black sidewall tires.

'Tastes change' and 'There is no accounting for taste'.

Jim/KB1MCV

Posted on: 1/17 10:03:06
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