Painting Moose

An Ongoing Blog Entry on our Adventures of DIY Painting our 1977 Argosy Motorhome, “Moose.”

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Updating Moose The Motorhome


1976 Argosy Motorhome 24′ – BEFORE

It’s been well over a year since we have visited Moose the Motorhome and his many issues.  Admittedly, our Argosy trailer has gotten all the love with updating, correcting and fixing the much needed fixes that we have been putting off.  There never seems to be enough time to fix up three Vintage gems.  With one trailer almost completely updated, it is time to move on to Moose the Argosy motorhome.

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Our Intentions…


Camping in Roanoke, WV – Stonewall Jackson Lake

When we purchased our 1977 Rear Bedroom Argosy, I wanted to keep everything as original as possible. It was never our intention to completely gut, restore or change the interior of our Argosy especially since it was in really great shape.

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Painting our Argosy


Super Shiny after 2nd Coat

Painting a 28ft Argosy can be a daunting task.  Many send their Argosy’s out to be professionally painted but the cost can be very high.  Others opt for Do It Yourself options.  We opted to Do It Ourselves mostly because of the cost.  There are many options for DIY’ers and we fell into dead ends along the way but finally decided on Rustoleum’s Topside paint.

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